It's no secret that financial problems can lead to marital discord; and eventually to divorce. It is also common that when money is tight, people will do desperate things to make ends meet. One of the efforts of desperation involves fudging numbers on one's tax return in an effort to avoid paying taxes (and to secure a refund).
One of the most challenging aspects of divorce is untangling yourself and your life from someone who may know you better than anyone else. This person knows your vulnerabilities as well as the buttons to push to make you respond certain ways
You’ve had the same job for the last decade. You’ve received slight promotions over the years, but there’s been no real opportunity for growth. However, you’ve just been offered a new position at a company 30 miles away. The pay is higher than at your current job, but the commute is significantly worse. You’re torn about what to do.
While considering a divorce, you likely consulted friends and family members about their experiences. One question you may ask them is, "how long does it take?"
During a difficult time like a divorce, people often utilize social media to find support, acceptance and a distraction from the complexities of their offline lives.
While divorce can provide a fresh new start, there is no denying it has its difficulties. For one, it often leads to challenging changes, including financial. Given this, when going through a divorce, you generally want to avoid anything that could create additional, unnecessary, financial pain.
Father's Day is just around the corner. It is a day dedicated to dads. It is a day in which we take time out of our busy lives to reflect on the sacrifices they make for us, celebrate the contributions they make in our lives and honor who they are.
If you are contemplating a divorce and are unsure of it because of the potential costs, you are likely not alone. With all the money that goes into planning and having a wedding, no one ever thinks about the costs of getting out of a marriage. Nevertheless, the costs are there.
It is unknown where this urban myth started or when it began, but many believe that couples therapy is the proverbial "kiss of death" to a marriage. Essentially, once people go to couples therapy, their marriage is already over. Because of this, a number of spouses (particularly men) may not want to attend couples therapy.
A great deal of planning goes into a divorce. Potential divorcees must consider the financial aspects of a split, but one issue that may be overlooked is insurance coverage. This can be especially important if couples have a considerable estate.