04/16/2012 04:29 pm ET Updated May 23, 2012

How To Protect Your Retirement Savings During A Divorce (VIDEO)

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Getting a divorce can certainly throw a wrench in your retirement plans. CNBC personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson offers tips on NBC's "Today" show on how to tackle the issue.

From managing your combined debt as a married couple, to separating certain accounts, Epperson reveals steps to protect your retirement funds.

Check out the video for more helpful ways to hold on to your retirement savings during a split.