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6 Times You Need to Update Your Will

If you have a will, you're already ahead of the curve. But you need to make sure it's updated, too.

How Divorce Can Impact Your Social Security Payments

Divorce impacts many aspects of your life — even your Social Security benefits.

9 Family Money Matters Your Kids Don't Need to Know

It's important to teach your kids about money. But they don't need to know every little thing about your personal money matters.

Bad Credit? It Might Cost You Your Marriage

Your perfect partner is smart, funny, attractive. What more could you want from them? Add this to your list: a good credit score.

4 Myths About Divorce and Money, Debunked

Divorce is complicated and expensive. Dispel these money myths so you'll be better prepared to go your separate ways.

How to Protect Yourself Financially During a Divorce or Separation

The price tag on divorce is sky-high. Save yourself from further financial fallout by protecting your money.

8 Real Life Calamities That Can Drain Your Finances (Plus How to Defend Against Them)

Life is full of ups and downs. Sometime the downs take all your money along for the ride.

11 Secrets You Need to Tell Your Financial Adviser

Skeletons in your financial closet? Like it or not, your financial adviser needs to know everything about your personal money matters.

How to Manage Your Money During a Spousal Separation

If you and your spouse decide to separate, you'll still need to agree on how to handle your money — together. Here's how.

Does Divorce Affect Your Student Loans?

Divorce can be a difficult financial situation — and even more so, unfortunately, if student loans are involved.

How Every Woman Can Take Control of Her Finances

Women, don't be another statistic. It's time to forge ahead on these critical money matters, or face retiring in poverty.

Here's What Happens to a Mortgage in a Divorce

Divorce is messy. And step one is figuring out how to split ways with your biggest shared asset; your home.

5 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Get Divorced

Finding a lawyer is the instinctive first move when a marriage falls apart. Making these critical money decisions should be second.

5 Ways to Protect Your Business During a Divorce

Just because your marriage went kaput doesn't mean your jointly-run small business needs to. Here's how to protect yourself — and your business.

Can a Failed Marriage Lead to Business Failure?

Many happily married business owners avoid thinking about what happens to the firm if the marriage dissolves. But waiting 'til the end may mean parting ways with the company, too.

Review of Women Empowering Themselves: A Financial Survival Guide

Although it's targeted at divorced women, this book is a valuable read for women of any relationship status who want to take control of their finances.

Make Love, Not Money (Sort Of)

Even during a recession, it turns out that love can still trump money.

The Economics of Marriage and Health - Til Death Do Us Part

Studies have shown that a healthy marriage could translate into a healthy heart, not to mention saving money on health care or an expensive divorce.

Could a Divorce Improve Your Finances?

When I was single, I thought that getting married would reduce my expenses greatly, and after I got married I realized that in some instances

Realistic Budgeting: The Marriage Saver

The road to divorce is not necessarily paved with infidelity, quite possibly it's paved with secretive purchases and a lack of budget that causes both parties resentment and st