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 [...]

9 06, 2016

Can I Check My Soon-To-Be-Ex-Husband’s Credit While We Are Getting Divorced?

By | 2017-06-18T21:22:29+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Can I Check My Soon-To-Be-Ex-Husband’s Credit While We Are Getting Divorced? Q: My husband and I are in the midst of a very acrimonious divorce. I suspect he’s hiding financial information from me. Can I check his credit reports, and if so how? A: No, you can’t check your spouse’s (or ex’s) personal credit reports. [...]

16 05, 2016

Prenuptial Agreements Are on the Rise, And More Women Are Requesting Them

By | 2017-06-18T21:07:36+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Prenuptial Agreements Are on the Rise, And More Women Are Requesting Them If you think prenups are just for celebrities or the super wealthy, think again. According to a new survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 63 percent of divorce attorneys say they’ve seen an increase in prenuptial agreements during the past [...]

10 05, 2016

5 Ways Divorce Affects Your Credit

By | 2017-06-18T21:34:19+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|0 Comments

5 Ways Divorce Affects Your Credit A divorce can be one of the most traumatic life events a person can experience. During and after the dissolution of a marriage, both spouses can have trouble coping with feelings of loss, failure, regret – and both can struggle financially as well. Legal fees, asset-division, child support and [...]