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Category Archives: Divorce

Interesting Divorce Statistics and Correlations

National statistics like the “divorce rate” are subject to constant scrutiny and analysis, and different studies may come to different results. The following are a few statistics and correlations related to divorce that may or may not surprise you: Cohabitation before marriage increases the likelihood of divorce: This is one of those issues that has… Read More »

Tips for Keeping Your Divorce Relatively Inexpensive

In addition to being stressful for a variety of reasons, divorce can be an expensive process. Between the legal fees, property division, debt responsibilities and other costs, it’s possible you will come away from your divorce with some work to do in terms of rebuilding your financial health and stability. However, there are some tactics… Read More »

The Biggest Misconceptions of Divorce

For as many misconceptions as people have about marriage, there are just as many that exist about divorce. Many people hold on to these myths and falsehoods very closely, making it difficult to make the decision to end what most would consider a bad relationship. The following are just a few of the most common… Read More »

Financial Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce

As you go through a divorce, there are a number of decisions you will need to make that could have a minor to significant impacts on your overall financial health and security. Below are a few common mistakes to avoid as you go through this process: Failure to budget: You must have a good idea… Read More »

Couples Therapy Can Work — Even When You Go Alone

If you have hit a rocky point in your relationship, you might consider going through couple’s therapy. However, it’s not always easy to convince your partner to attend these sessions with you. If this is the case, you might still find that attending couple’s therapy sessions by yourself can still be beneficial to you and… Read More »

Achieving a Financial Recovery After a Divorce

Once the dust has cleared on your divorce, it’s time to start looking toward the future. One of the first issues you should address is how you will ensure your long-term financial health. The following are a few steps to help you achieve a financial recovery after your divorce: Start right away. Do not, under… Read More »

How to Deal with an Angry Spouse During a Divorce

In some cases, a divorce can get rather contentious. If you have reason to believe your soon-to-be-former spouse will react with anger, or if you have already experienced this response, it is important to know how to deal with these issues appropriately. Here are a few examples of what you might expect from an angry… Read More »

Rules to Help You Communicate with Your Former Spouse After Divorce

Although many people who go through a divorce would very much like to never have to see or talk to their former partner ever again, this is unfortunately not a realistic scenario for most couples. If, for example, you have children together, you need to keep in touch regularly if you have any hope of… Read More »

Important Financial Planning Considerations to Make After Divorce

After a divorce, it can take some time to adjust to your new financial situation. There is less money coming in, but still plenty of expenses to monitor. To that end, it’s important to sit down and closely analyze how a divorce will affect you financially before it is actually made official. Here are some… Read More »

How Can Parents Address College Financial Aid During Divorce?

There are many financial strains individuals will have to overcome as they go through a divorce. This is especially true for parents who are helping pay for their kids’ college education through the use of financial aid. The following are a few tips to keep in mind as you navigate the Free Application for Federal… Read More »

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