Divorce

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    Divorce Over 50: Seven Mistakes to Avoid

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    How Women In Transition Should Mind Their Finances

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  6. How To Manage Your Finances Through A Divorce

    How To Manage Your Finances Through A Divorce

    Dividing assets and liabilities in a divorce can be a sad, complicated task. But ...
  1. If an individual still has his or her former spouse as the beneficiary of an IRA, ...

    It depends. Generally, divorce does not effectively change a beneficiary designation unless the divorce decree makes a stipulation ...
  2. Is my husband's ex-spouse entitled to receive my spouse's retirement benefits?

    The rules vary among retirement benefits. In some cases, because you are the current spouse, you will be treated as the beneficiary ...
  3. My husband left his ex-wife as his retirement plan beneficiary. Can this be changed?

    Even when assets are divided following a divorce, in many cases, former spouses and heirs engage the services of attorneys ...
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