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Divorce finally complete for Christina Aguilera

In many situations, when we hear about celebrity divorces, we hear about long, contentious legal battles between the two parties. Without realizing it, we may think that is what every divorce needs to be like. In reality, that is not the case.

Tax season tips for recently divorced Georgia couples

Because of the recession, 2009 saw a large decrease in the number of divorces in Georgia and throughout the United States. However, many divorce attorneys are now remarking that divorce rates may have returned to their normal highs in 2010 as the country lifted itself out of the Great Recession. As more couples decide to file for divorce, it is important to be prepared for tax season as a newly single individual.

Double trouble: Georgia parents with twins more likely to divorce

Raising children is never easy. However, there are some factors that can make the process significantly more stressful for new parents. According to a recent study, parents who give birth to twins are slightly more likely to divorce than parents who give birth to a single baby.

Financial mistakes to avoid for divorcing couples over 50, part 2

In our last post, we discussed the growing number of older couples in Georgia that are getting divorced. Because most baby boomers will have spent decades together before they decide to divorce, they often have more complex financial assets than younger couples who file for divorce.

Financial mistakes to avoid for divorcing couples over 50, part 1

According to data from the National Center for Family & Marriage Research, while the overall divorce rate has slightly decreased in the last 20 years, it has actually doubled for Americans who are 50 years of age and older.

Military women suffer higher divorce rates than civilian women

Every marriage faces numerous struggles and challenges, but certain situations may mean individuals are more likely to divorce than their peers. A recent study found that military divorce is a greater threat for women than men.

Divorce lessons to learn from Charlie Sheen

Many people look to celebrities as role models. We admire their sense of fashion and the millions of dollars some make daily. We would be well-advised to copy the actions of some celebrities - their donations to charities and the work ethic of some.

Financial secrets that lead to divorce, part two

In our last post, we began exploring some of the financial secrets that can lead to divorce. The last post covered secrets related to affairs and secret bank accounts. This article examines the secrets individuals keep surrounding the cost of items, the size of the paycheck and splurging because of a beautiful saleswoman.

Financial secrets that lead to divorce, part one

It is well-known that money is one of the biggest causes of divorce. However, when we talk about divorce, we rarely talk about the specific financial problems that lead to divorce. A recent article in The Wall Street Journal examined the financial secrets many individuals keep from their spouses and the impact those can have on marriages.

Six topics divorcing couples need to understand - Part II

As discussed in the previous post, divorcing couples should consider how the decisions they make today will impact their future financial security. In the last post, we discussed three areas that divorcing parties must understand: division of property, the definition of property, and assets. In this post we will present three more areas that should not be overlooked.

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