Divorce After 50

“Fifty-six percent of divorcees and widows discovered new financial wrinkles in the process of splitting up.” For the full article, please click here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-13/rise-of-gray-divorce-forces-financial-reckoning-after-50

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Social Security and Divorce

“In the case of a currently married couple, only one spouse can claim spousal benefits. To do so, one spouse must file for Social Security benefits. Then the other can file "a restricted claim for spousal benefits" on the first spouse's record and collect half of the first spouse's FRA amount while their own benefit grows up to age 70, then switch to their own maximum benefit.” For the full article, please click here: http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20180307/BLOG05/180309941/social-security-and-divorce-mary-beth-franklin-answers-your-questions

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Is Divorce Genetic?

“That the children of divorced parents are more likely, when they grow up, to get divorced themselves is well known. What is not known is how much this tendency is the result of nurture (with children manifesting, in later life, behaviors learned from their parents), and how much it is caused by nature (with children inheriting from divorced parents the sorts of genes that lead to marriage-breaking behavior).” For the full article, please click here: https://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21736124-according-study-adopted-children-genes-play-role-likelihood

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Digital Divorce?

“British company the Co-operative Group — known as the Co-op — is aiming to make it easy for couples to split up, by offering customers a "digital divorce" service that can be completed in as little as four months. It means a couple can formally separate without having to leave home and avoid costly legal fees potentially involved when visiting a lawyer's office.” For the full article, please click here: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/16/cost-of-divorce-uk-company-offers-online-separation-service.html

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Common Divorce Mistakes

“Your divorce is personal and the facts and circumstances of others have very little to do with yours. Rely on your qualified team to help guide and assist you through the process.” Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelkay/2018/01/09/alleviate-divorce-pain-avoiding-common-mistakes/#4104eef7604b

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