Getting a Divorce
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...
April 12, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Buying a home is a bet the future will be good — and, for married folks, a bet the union will last. But often it doesn’t, and dealing with a jointly...
April 8, 2013
The story of Scott and Erika should be a wake-up call.
They married in 2005. As any new spouse would do, Erika made Scott the beneficiary of her...
March 15, 2013
It’s almost spring, and many families are looking forward to summer already. While it may seem early, it’s time to plan your family vacation. For...
March 11, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The road to retirement is tough enough without having to pull over to fight about money and budgets.
But that’s exactly what U.S. couples do regularly, fighting...