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How To Handle Job Loss During Your Divorce

A job loss during divorce may make negotiations for spousal or child support more complicated but not insurmountable. If you or your spouse lose a job, the divorce agreement can dictate a formula or percentage that will be used to compute the support payments after re-employment.

This article  provides tips and explains issues to consider when dealing with job loss during divorce.

Family income goes down after a divorce. What does this mean for kids’ education?

During divorce, parents worry about the effects on children, both emotional and financial. Since financial resources will be divided between two households, children’s academic tutoring or extra-curricular activities may have to be cut back. It turns out that for white families, a drop in family income has a negative effect on the educational outcomes for children, i.e. going to college or finishing college. More information can be found in this article.

How to Keep Your Divorce from Sabotaging Your Children’s College Education

Most parents consider a college education important to their children’s future, but a divorce could negatively impact the college planning process. Especially when financial resources are constrained. Where parents may have planned to pay for an ivy league education, they may now have to consider a state university. By establishing college savings accounts such as 529 plans early in a child’s life, parents would be better prepared in the aftermath of a divorce. This link provides more information on college planning and divorce.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Dating After Divorce

When to start dating and moving on with life? That is a personal decision. For some of us, dating may be acceptable even during a separation while for others, it may be appropriate only when enough time has passed. How much time is an individual choice. This article provides some factors to consider when making the decision to date or not.

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