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How to Tell Your Children You’re Getting a Divorce

Naturally, we hesitate to tell our children bad news. What do we say? How do we say it in the best way possible? You can better support your children in coping with the news if you and your spouse carefully decide what to tell them together. Research and anticipate their difficult questions and your responses. […]

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The Emotional Stages of Divorce and Why You Want to Know Them

Whether you started the ball rolling to end your marriage or were blindsided by it, divorce is disruptive, to say the least. While everyone will have unique experiences and emotions during their divorce, everyone will travel through similar stages. We’ll discuss those stages below. Afterward, we’ll tell you why knowing them is so important. Divorce […]

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Divorce vs. Annulment: The Difference and Why It Matters

Both divorce and annulment are ways to end a marriage. What’s the difference between the two? Is one type favorable over the other when you and your spouse separate? The answer to that question will be easy for most couples–one is usually the obvious pathway. We’ll explain. Divorce In a divorce, you and your spouse […]

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Splitting Student Loan Debt After Splitting Up

As if breaking up isn’t hard enough to do, splitting student loan debt can add another complex layer in untangling yourself from your former spouse. Many factors play a part in answering the question, “Who pays what?” Read on to learn more about the legal aspects of splitting student loans after a divorce to help […]

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Five Essential Financial Skills for Divorced Parents

Divorce can be a real drain – just don’t let it drain you financially. We’ve narrowed down the skills every co-parent needs to regain economic stability to the five essentials. Banking 101: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You Some co-parents may find themselves dropped into unfamiliar territory after a divorce, needing more experience with […]

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How Your Post-Divorce Home Affects Your Life

Divorces are typically emotionally wrought. As if dealing with the mental turmoil of an ended relationship isn’t enough, exes must somehow muster the fortitude to make wise financial decisions that will have far-reaching and long-term impacts. One sizable decision is what to do with the marital home. Read on for some insightful information to aid […]

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Dealing With a Gray Divorce

Age and anniversaries don’t get a couple “out of the woods and into the clear” in matrimony. Research shows quite the opposite. Termed “Gray Divorce,” the divorce rate is on the rise for people aged 50 and older, bringing new challenges with it. It’s Not Just You If you’re over 50 and find yourself going […]

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7 Ways to Diminish the Effects of Divorce on Your Child

A quick internet search could probably fill you with dread concerning your child’s destiny after your divorce. Studies abound about how children of divorced parents fare worse than their counterparts in a variety of areas.. Don’t let the statistics leave you feeling frightened and hopeless, though. There are things you can do to help your […]

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Adulting After Divorce: Starting Over Without Compromising Your Child

No matter if you were married for three days or 30 years, are newly divorced or went through one years ago, you and your children are capable of starting over and conquering a difficult situation. It combines internal work, external work, and a practical co-parenting expense tracker app, like DComply. Ready to reclaim yourself and […]