Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, March 02, 2015 8:30 am
By Jean Chatzky ·

It takes a lot more financial untangling when divorce strikes after age 50. Here’s what you need to know.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 8:00 am
By Jean Chatzky ·

This advice will help you make the most of your Social Security benefits.

Monday, February 09, 2015 7:05 am
By Judy Martel ·

What can a comedian teach the wealthy about marriage planning?

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 3:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Retirement planning for second-time-around relationships can be difficult.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014 7:05 am
By Judy Martel ·

A high net worth can make the process of splitting up even more savage, but it’s not always about the money.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 1:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Divorce carefully, or as Gwyneth Paltrow says, practice “conscious uncoupling.”

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 2:30 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Considering remarriage? Sign a prenup.

Wednesday, August 07, 2013 3:53 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

As over-50 divorce rates rise, don’t forget to negotiate post-retirement alimony.

Saturday, April 13, 2013 6:05 am
By Barbara Whelehan ·

A woman’s 1993 divorce decree stipulating her right to a share of her ex-husband’s pension benefits wasn’t enough to ensure that she would get them.

Sunday, November 25, 2012 7:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Even though you’re divorced, you’re entitled to your ex-spouse’s Social Security and no settlement agreement can change that.