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Divorce Retirement

4 Divorce Mistakes That Can Derail Retirement

Next Avenue | Marilyn Timbers | Posted 08.27.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Marilyn Timbers Getting divorced after 50 can have an enormous affect on your retirement. It can reduce your income,...

How To Make Sure Your Lawyer Doesn’t Screw Up Your Retirement

Emily W. McBurney | Posted 06.12.2012 | Divorce
Emily W. McBurney

One of the things that can be most vital in a divorce case is one that most people don't even consider when hiring a lawyer -- dividing up retirement assets.

When Divorce May Be Especially Challenging For Financial Advisers

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2012 | Divorce

By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK, March 12 (Reuters) - As part of the retirement planning process, financial advisers often help married c...

How American Airlines’ Bankruptcy May Affect Your Split

Emily W. McBurney | Posted 02.13.2012 | Divorce
Emily W. McBurney

The announcement of American Airlines' filing for bankruptcy protection may have barely hit your radar screen. But all retirees, workers, and people going through a divorce should pay attention to that bit of news, because it could affect your divorce and your retirement

Women, Divorcees Struggle To Secure Retirement | Dave Carpenter | Posted 07.09.2011 | Divorce

It took the collapse of her marriage to jolt Luanne Schmidt into action. After years of taking a hands-off approach toward money, the 50-year-old n...

Social Security Surprises For Divorcées? | Kathy M. Kristof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Consider this: Roughly half of the people who get married in the United States will end up divorced. And Social Security is the primary source of i...