If you have recently been through a divorce, you know how much your life has change. Perhaps one of the changes that you were hoping for, relief from debt, hasn't happened to your satisfaction. Divorce and financial stress are closely related so this situation is very common.
If you are in the middle of a divorce at this time of the year, no doubt you have felt stressed at some point or another. After all, Valentine's Day and a divorce are two big events on their own. But when they happen at the same time? You have to deal with the potential for emotional turmoil as you see marketing messages and friend's social media posts espousing love.
You spent a lot of time and effort working with your spouse to build a successful business. But now, an event has happened that has thrown the future of the business, and your role in it, up in the air. You and your spouse are divorcing.
Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, which means summer is here again. As the kids spend their days out of the classroom, it is easy to want to take an afternoon off of work to indulge in a day outside with them. But, since you and your spouse are getting a divorce, it's not as easy to have time with the kids. How can divorcing spouses make a clear arrangement?
Money matters often lead to divorce, even at middle- and upper-income levels. In fact, arguing about money is the highest indicator of the risk of divorce, says Kansas State University Associate Professor of Personal Financial Planning Dr. Sonya Britt.
Property values crashed in 2008 and they have not fully recovered for many in Topeka and neighboring communities. In some cases, it may be almost impossible to sell a home for an amount that will pay off an existing mortgage. If you are considering divorce, you have options for dealing with an underwater mortgage.