Getting a Divorce
August 22, 2013
If you’re going through a divorce, the last thing you want to think about is your taxes. But you may be facing a very different tax situation, and it helps to determine...
August 19, 2013
If you’re going through a divorce, you already know it’s expensive. Some of the costs are obvious, including lawyers, separate residences, and...
July 16, 2013
Back in March, we decided to use one of our vacation weeks for a staycation in July. There are benefits to staying...
May 30, 2013
In 2006, Kathleen Rehl joined the ranks of the approximately 800,000 women who become widows every year.
She was 60; just about the median age of 59. But she was unusual in one key way: She did not change her financial adviser, something...
May 20, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — It's a frustrating truth that years after most divorcing parents have...
May 13, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Starting this week, I'm in hiding from Audi Financial Services. They're coming after me, I know, because I'm on the lam with...
May 10, 2013
Robin Brewton, who advises clients on Social Security benefit strategies, has boosted retirees' financial security with a single question: Are you divorced?
It is a little-known fact: If you're divorced, it's possible to claim Social...
April 24, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — If a storefront divorce is not going to cut it — or cut it fairly — is your only option to plunk down a $25,000 retainer fee? Not...
April 17, 2013
Census data from 2011 show that in 66 percent of families with children, both parents work, and in 28 percent of those families, only the husband works. Because...
April 15, 2013
When big dollars are at stake in a divorce settlement - a situation faced by billionaire oilman Harold Hamm after his headline-grabbing breakup - the litigation tends to drag on for months, if not years.
But a protracted court battle is...