Breaking the Legacy of Divorce

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The Huffington Post | 2012-09-18 | Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and College Instructor You may have heard that divorce runs in families. This is certainly true for me. Divorce goes back five generations in my family and some of my relatives have even raced to the altar two or three times. As an…

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Estate Planning Is for Everyone, Not Just the Rich

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Advisor Voices. NerdWallet Credit Card Blog. Learn more about Forrest on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor You may think that planning how to divvy up your wealth is for very affluent families or for elderly people thinking about how to pass on handsome legacies to their heirs. That’s certainly true, but they aren’t the only ones who benefit from…

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6 Critical Steps to Prepare Your Finances for Divorce

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By Shawn Leamon, Learn more about Shawn on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor The process of getting a divorce often leaves both parties wounded. However, there are a few things you can do right now to ensure that you are financially protected. 1. Gather your financial records The first thing you should do is to collect all…

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