Divorce and Spousal Benefits

Divorce and Spousal Benefits

DIVORCED? YOU MAY WANT TO INVESTIGATE SPOUSAL BENEFITS. If you weren’t the top wage earner in your marriage, or your job was raising the children, then Social Security’s spousal benefit could prove advantageous. It provides the lower-earning spouse with 50 percent of...
The Market Isn’t The Only Thing…

The Market Isn’t The Only Thing…

That can put a hitch in your Financial Plan’s Giddy-Up. The overall rate of divorce in the United States trended lower between 2000 and 2011 (the latest dates the Centers for Disease Control has made available). In 2000, there were about four divorces or...