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Taking Control of the Finances During Divorce

Suzy Miller | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce
Suzy Miller

In this interview with financial expert Hollis Colquhoun, I talk to Hollis, who reflects on the shock and pain we go through when relationship breakup...

Divorce Confidential: Do I Need A Divorce Attorney?

Caroline Choi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

It is important to consider all issues before you make a decision on whether to hire an attorney or not. While legal representation is important, it is not always necessary.

Don't Let Divorce Guilt Break Your Bank

Morghan Leia Richardson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Divorce
Morghan Leia Richardson

At some point, there must be a discussion in the relationship: Are we having children and who will care for them? And if the answer is that the wife will stay home, then how long, and does she have a plan to work as the child moves from tender years to tween?

5 Steps to a Clean Divorce

Alison Heller | Posted 07.31.2013 | Divorce
Alison Heller

Even when both parties enter into a separation with the best intentions of reasonableness, it's difficult to keep a grip on decency amidst a maelstrom of emotional and financial insecurity.

Every Woman Needs $5,000 in Her Own Account -- Even If It's a Secret

Morghan Leia Richardson | Posted 07.15.2013 | Divorce
Morghan Leia Richardson

No one sets out to get a divorce. No one sets out to have a car accident, either. But sometimes the minivan gets wrecked, and thank God you have insurance, right? So insure yourself.

Readers Share Their Best Divorce Financial Advice

Posted 03.11.2013 | Divorce

It can be stressful to get your finances in order after divorce -- especially if the responsibility belonged to your spouse during your marriage. ...

How To Stress Less About Your Finances Post-Split

Posted 03.06.2013 | Divorce

Worrying about your finances is likely the last thing you want to do after your marriage ends. But as most financial experts will tell you, there's fe...

Why I’m Glad My Ex Stopped Paying Child Support

Pauline Gaines | Posted 04.30.2012 | Divorce
Pauline Gaines

Last May, the $3000 in child support I had received every month for the past eight years stopped. Instead of feeling angry, I felt relieved.

Why Modern Married Women NEED A Plan B

Margaret Klaw | Posted 01.27.2012 | Divorce
Margaret Klaw

Women who can support themselves are able to think about divorce entirely differently. Are they still in love? Would it be better for the children, on balance, if they stay or go? They may be unhappy, but they feel they have choices.

When Custody Battles Clean You Out

Dennis Danziger | Posted 09.26.2011 | Divorce
Dennis Danziger

Every night for the past twenty-some odd months I've said the same prayer before collapsing into bed.

Employers Can't Investigate Whether Employee Divorces Are 'Real'

AP | By DAVID KOENIG | Posted 09.19.2011 | Divorce

DALLAS -- In a case involving Continental Airlines, a federal appeals court says benefit administrators don't have the power to decide whether employe...

Schwarzenegger Takes The House, Who Gets The Rest? | 7/8/2011 1:00 AM PDT by TMZ Staff   | Posted 09.07.2011 | Divorce

TMZ has learned ... Arnold Schwarzenegger will get the family home in Brentwood, CA as part of his divorce settlement with Maria Shriver ... but virtu...

Schwarzenegger And Shriver Attempt To Keep Split Private

Radar Online | Posted 09.06.2011 | Divorce

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver may be going through a well publicized divorce, but the former couple want to keep things as private as possi...

Is Financial Infidelity Worse Than Sexual Infidelity? | Posted 07.16.2011 | Divorce

Whoever first linked the verb "fall" with the sentiment "love" hit the nail on the head. The rush you get when you believe you've found Mr. or Ms....

Top 6 Financial Mistakes NOT To Make In Your Divorce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Divorce takes an emotional toll, and if you are not careful, it can often take an economic one as well. Protect your credit and come through divorce u...

UK Government Launches Online Divorce Calculator

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

A 'divorce calculator' to work out the cost of splitting up has been put online by the government leading to fears it will further erode the instituti...