Archives for October 2011

Eating Broccoli

Do you hate eating broccoli? Elyssa Pallai, Web Strategist and Mom does, but she knows it’s good for her, so she eats it anyway. And she knows that sound money management is good for her bottom line, which is why she created the blog Eating Broccoli, which is about principled, practical money management tips for women.In […]

Maintaining Your Health Insurance After Divorce

Your health is the most important asset you have, and health insurance coverage is a close second. If your health insurance is through your spouse’s employer, once the divorce is final you will need to obtain health insurance for yourself. It is very important that there is no gap in coverage, so you must deal […]

The Benefits of Being Married Ten Years

My nine-year marriage has been rocky for quite some time, and my husband and I periodically talk about divorce. A friend told me I should stick it out a while longer since there are benefits to being married ten years or longer. What are those benefits?

The Twelve Financial Pitfalls of Divorce

Each year, nearly 2.8 million men and women go through the emotional and financial trauma of divorce. During divorce, many women are concerned about financial survival—and with good reason.

What You Need to Know About Social Security After Divorce

Here’s some good news about divorce, for a change. If your marriage lasted at least ten years, you can claim social security benefits on the entire earnings history of your ex-spouse.