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“GRAY” DIVORCE AND THE ISSUES THAT CAUSE IT

Posted in Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Support, Uncategorized

The rate divorce among couples in their 50′s or older has grown so much in recent years that it has earned its own moniker: gray divorce. A recent article in the Fiscal Times by Christina Couch highlights some of the financial issues which are resulting in retired couples spitting up. Not surprisingly, they are really not any different from the reasons why any… Continue Reading

WHAT DO I NEED TO PLAN FOR RETIREMENT ?

Posted in Practice Issues

This question is one that financial planners want us to focus upon every day in their quest to increase our savings rates and their assets under management.  We have previously reported on this subject in earlier blogs but one of the leading retirement savings managers, Fidelity Investments, published its findings on this subject last month…. Continue Reading

Social Security Secrets

Posted in Practice Issues

Social Security benefits can be an integral part of a divorce case. The ages of parties when they divorce may create a factual circumstance where the timing of Social Security benefits needs to be considered. Suffice to say, Social Security is a vast and complicated system but, as pointed out in an excellent article by economist Larry… Continue Reading

RECALCULATING RETIREMENT NEEDS

Posted in Divorce

The Weekend Edition of the Wall Street Journal on February 19-20 reported on something most of us already knew:  Americans are not saving enough for retirement. The proposition is old but the data is new and, therefore, worthy of attention. Why is this germane to a series on Separation and Divorce?  That’s easy.  In divorce… Continue Reading

THE BERNARD MADOFF INVESTMENT CLUB

Posted in Divorce

In case you are one of those driven under a rock by the economic news of the past few months, you may have missed the latest news.  One of Wall Street’s most prominent investment advisers appears to have walked off with $50 billion dollars in what may qualify as the largest Ponzi scheme in world… Continue Reading