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Five Ways that a Divorce can Impact Your Credit, Part 1

Divorce can balloon into several different but related problems, most commonly credit issues, and bankruptcy. These issues are complex but manageable with quick and decisive action. This post will continue with the final three tips on ways to protect your credit during a divorce.

If you are unhappy, it may be time to assess your marriage

No matter what rom-coms or romance novels may tell us, we know that maintaining a marriage is hard work. And every couple goes through periods that are especially difficult. If you are currently going through a rough patch, it is possible that with time and a cooperative effort, you and your spouse will get back on track.

What to do about a business when divorcing

All those years ago, when you and your spouse started your business together, you had no way of knowing what the future would hold. Time passed and your business grew. But unfortunately, your relationship also changed and now you are facing a divorce. Divorce for any couple is complicated, but especially so for couples who are also business partners.

Staying strong can help you get a fair divorce settlement

While it may be in your best interests to get a divorce, that does not make the ordeal any less painful. It is very easy and perfectly normal to feel alone and vulnerable when ending a marriage. There are so many worries that can occupy your mind. You may have noticed that long-time friends are starting to keep their distance and seem to be siding with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Perhaps even your children have expressed anger in your direction.

Embracing the changes caused by a divorce

Even if it provides your best opportunity for a happier future, a divorce can leave you feeling emotionally drained and perhaps even a bit insecure. After all, the path you believed your life was on has taken a serious detour. And as you proceed through the divorce process, there are myriad potential conflicts that can tax both your time and your energies.

Art of divorce: Can my soon-to-be ex-spouse lay claim on my art?

You know that African-inspired facemask collection you bought on a whim from an exotic art gallery in London ten years ago for $5,000? Well, now that you're getting a divorce, your soon-to-be ex wants a piece of it. The problem is, your appraiser says it's worth $25,000 and her appraiser says it's worth $2,500.

Is tech causing more divorces?

It is a high tech world, and you use technology every single day. It changes the way you work, earn, and spend your down time. It offers new opportunities you never had before, and it opens more doors.

Embracing the changes caused by a divorce

Even if it provides your best opportunity for a happier future, a divorce can leave you feeling emotionally drained and perhaps even a bit insecure. After all, the path you believed your life was on has taken a serious detour. And as you proceed through the divorce process, there are myriad potential conflicts that can tax both your time and your energies.

6 ways to protect your assets in a divorce

You and your husband have been married for over 30 years. During this time, the two of you have acquired a substantial amount of assets, including retirement and investment accounts and multiple properties. Last week your husband asked you for a divorce.

California couple celebrates their divorce

It's very easy to feel a little bit jealous of a happy couple when they announce their impending marriage. After all, don't we all a want to find that special someone with whom we can share our life? But on the flip side, when a marriage does not work out, that same once happy couple may endure a very tempestuous divorce, the kind of which we all hope to avoid.