Divorce & Marriage

Divorce & Marriage

The Perfect Prenup

Prenuptial agreements—contracts that specify how assets will be divided if a marriage ends in divorce—are no longer just for the…

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How Did the Bezos Blow It So Bad?

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos were married about a year before he founded Amazon. Who knew that 25 years later he…

Divorce & Marriage

Watch Out for These Financial Traps If You’re Divorced or Remarrying

It’s hard enough to tackle standard estate-planning issues, but a divorce or remarriage further complicates the task. Here’s what you…

Divorce & Marriage

Divorced? You Could Be Entitled to Much More Social Security

Breaking up is hard to do -- but on the bright side, it may provide some extra retirement benefits. The…

Divorce & Marriage

The Unmarried Couple’s Guide to Financial Security

Hundreds of federal and state laws pertain to married couples, covering everything from taxes and Social Security benefits to child…

Divorce & Marriage

Divorce After 50: Watch Out for the Big Financial Traps

Divorce rates among those age 50 and older more than doubled between 1990 and 2008, according to researchers at Bowling…

Divorce & Marriage

You Want a Divorce But Can’t Afford It

How to live together — peacefully You would like a divorce, but the legal fees and cost of two residences…