How divorce affects retirement accounts, including Social Security
It’s a sad commentary on American marriage, but about 40% of nuptials today end in divorce, often leaving a chaotic scramble to decide how to split up assets and uncertainty over what Social Security benefits are available to ex-spouses or ex-spouse survivors. This Robert Powell article appearing at The Street discusses the mechanics of splitting money during divorce, as well as what kinds and how much Social Security benefit is available afterwards, especially for divorced women. Click here to read more.
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