Monthly Archives: January 2015

taxes after a divorce

Filing Taxes After A Divorce

Filing taxes after a divorce can be tricky. In fact, your first tax bill after a divorce might serve as a surprising and major financial blow. When a couple divorces, whatever their marital status...
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The Truth About Divorce Statistics

Marriage and divorce statistics would seem to be straightforward topics for discussion, but they are often complicated. For example, it is common for experts to casually declare that 50 percent of all marriages end...
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Estate Planning After A Divorce

Divorce involves many important decisions about how to separate and re-title assets. Sometimes more immediate financial decisions overshadow your need to make changes in your long-term estate planning. Most spouses do not want the...
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Nicholas Sparks Divorce Causes Fans Trauma

For most of us, divorce is a private matter. However, when popular author Nicholas Sparks announced that he and his wife were separating after 25 years of marriage, fans were shocked and outraged. A...
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What Is a Prenup?

Prenuptial agreements, also known as “prenups,” are common legal agreements that are made before a marriage. They establish the financial rights and property of each spouse and are used as a way to set...
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What Hollywood Teaches Us About Divorce

It is in the media constantly; “A-List Star Gets Divorced!” The media relentlessly reports on celebrity divorces just as they do sporting matches. These very public divorces cause emotions to run high as the...
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Should I Get A Divorce?

Marriage can be a wonderful thing, but for a marriage to work both partners need to be on the same page and stay committed and invested. When this is not the case, you can...