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Divorce, retirement funds and QDROs

While it might come as a surprise, your 401(k) is likely to be a part of your divorce settlement. This retirement fund is classified as a joint asset, and as such, it is handled by filing a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO). Divorce and Your 401(k): What Is a QDRO?

201610.18
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Co-parenting: New Perspectives

Life challenges us at times, and co-parenting after a divorce presents a myriad of difficulties. It is important to remain positive and respectful for the sake of your children, as they are constantly looking to you as they learn how to interact with other people. Successful and Positive Co-Parenting After Divorce

201610.18
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Moving On: Repair What Is Broken First

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Healing is an important part of life after a divorce. While many factors complicate the process of accepting and moving on from the wounds inflicted in a divorce, it is necessary to close the door on your past in order to find happiness in the future. “We repeat what we don’t repair” embodies the essential message…

201610.18
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How to Make Your Divorce as Expensive as Possible

Divorce is a process that gets expensive quickly. While it’s possible to spend very little on the process, most divorces end up costing more than either party anticipated. The process of getting a divorce takes a long time, especially if couples decide to settle in court. Thus, while you might have good reasons to go through…

201608.07
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Recently Divorced: Now What?

Moving on after a divorce is difficult, and co-parenting complicates this process by shoring up a lot of the negative emotions surrounding a failed marriage. Partners are required to keep interacting with each other on a personal level on a regular basis, which can make forward progress seem impossible. It is thus important to adopt…

201608.07
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Should You Get Married?

Getting married is both a leap of faith and a conscious decision to share your life with another person. As such, it should not be entered into without a lot of consideration for both the person you are committing to and the strength of your relationship with them. If your relationship is marred by constant,…

201608.07
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Love Does Not Conquer All

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Though we are imbued with the idea that love conquers all, in truth, love is not always enough to overcome the harsh realities of life. While deep and abiding love might be present in a marriage, it is not always guaranteed to make it last. And even though partners may love each other immensely, life…

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What Smart Women Do After Divorce

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Every mistake and misfortune is an opportunity for growth. Intelligent women use their divorces to find out who they are and what they want out of life. The following list talks more about the ways in which women have used their divorces to change their lives. What Smart Women Do After Divorce

201601.13
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11 Reasons Men Leave Their Marriages

Marriage can hugely affect a person’s happiness and overall satisfaction. One important piece of wisdom to consider is the idea that marriages don’t end instantaneously. Over the course of a marriage, whether it be days, months or years, spouses believe they can make the relationship last. Most people look for a trigger–a sign the relationship…