2 07, 2017

Surviving divorce after 50

By | 2017-07-02T19:34:34+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Blog, Divorce|0 Comments

Surviving divorce after 50 Calling it quits after 50? If you're going through a divorce later in life you're not alone — it's actually a growing trend, leading researchers to coin the phase "Gray Divorce." The divorce rate among adults over age 50 doubled between 1990 and 2014, according to the National Center for Family & [...]

2 07, 2017

What same-sex couples should know about their Social Security benefits

By | 2017-07-02T19:29:40+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Blog, Couples|0 Comments

What same-sex couples should know about their Social Security benefits On June 26, 2015, a Supreme Court decision that required states to grant and recognize same-sex marriages gave more access to spousal and survivor benefits to these couples. Married same-sex couples have 81 options to claim Social Security benefits compared with nine choices for single [...]

2 07, 2017

Want one last dig at your ex? Then collect on their Social Security

By | 2017-07-02T19:25:08+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Blog, Divorce|0 Comments

Want one last dig at your ex? Then collect on their Social Security You must meet certain conditions. You don't have to wait until your ex files for benefits. You must be unmarried. There may be one last thing to love about your ex: their Social Security check. Provided you meet certain criteria, you may [...]

30 05, 2017

3 Social Security surprises that may leave money on the table

By | 2017-05-30T18:18:04+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

3 Social Security surprises that may leave money on the table Almost a quarter of future retirees who expect to receive Social Security either guess or don't know how much their benefits will be. Newslook Even if your retirement is years away, it's a good idea to periodically check in on your Social Security benefits. Why? To [...]

8 05, 2017

Ashley Madison: Life after the Hack

By | 2017-05-08T23:16:03+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Christi Gibson is a minister who enjoys traveling to places like Africa and China. She loves to sing and teach. She has friends around the world and is a self proclaimed cat lady. She's also a widow who lost her husband John not long after hackers released the names of 36 million people who'd signed [...]

4 05, 2017

How to Divide a Jointly Owned Business in Divorce

By | 2017-05-04T18:27:15+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Divorce becomes more complicated when you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse own a business together. Businesses require constant care and attention, and they can’t be easily split in half the way funds in a bank or an investment account can. Your attorney will likely recommend you don’t keep running the business together after the divorce. This rarely works out, [...]

4 05, 2017

The three biggest myths about how Social Security works

By | 2017-05-04T18:19:41+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

You probably know less about Social Security than you think. More than two-thirds of older workers said they were confident about the rules of America's largest retirement program, according to a new survey by Fidelity Investments. Yet among the 521 people age 55 to 61 that Fidelity polled in October, most got these three key [...]

24 04, 2017

‘Genius’ Banker Randy Work Loses $225 Million Divorce Battle

By | 2017-04-25T22:32:49+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

‘Genius’ Banker Randy Work Loses $225 Million Divorce Battle  A former Lone Star Funds executive, who asked judges to weigh the value of “genius” in a bid to win a bigger share of a $225 million fortune than his ex-wife, lost his divorce appeal at a London court on Tuesday. Randy Work failed to convince a three-judge [...]

24 04, 2017

Married divorce lawyers share the secret to staying together

By | 2017-04-24T21:13:37+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Married divorce lawyers share the secret to staying together In her early 30s, divorce lawyer Dana Stutman handled messy cases with bitter custody battles and nasty mudslinging, but she was still an old-school romantic who clung on to the idea of a white-picket fence marriage. “I wanted a fairy-tale life,” Dana, now 51, tells The [...]

24 04, 2017

Over-the-top weddings lessen chances of divorce, study claims

By | 2017-04-24T21:11:30+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Over-the-top weddings lessen chances of divorce, study claims If you’re gearing up for a summer wedding but haven’t done the invites yet, you might want to bulk buy. It’s probably not the news you were hoping for given the average wedding in the UK now costs $26,000, but it turns out it there’s a very [...]