Retirement Benefits Raise Complex Issues in Divorce
Warner, Jan, Collins-Stucker, Jan, The Florida Times Union
Q: My husband retired from one job, went to work for the government, and is about to retire again at 65. Now, after 43 years of marriage, he decided he does not want to live with me anymore and has moved out. We have accumulated our home (which is paid for), savings and annuities. I am 63 and have never worked outside the home. I would like to know your suggestions about the best way to deal with the retirements and our other assets.
A: Retirement benefits have replaced the marital home as the most valuable financial asset in many marriages for people older than 40.
But remember that dealing with retirement issues at divorce is very complex and requires planning with …
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Publication information: Article title: Retirement Benefits Raise Complex Issues in Divorce. Contributors: Warner, Jan - Author, Collins-Stucker, Jan - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: October 30, 2000. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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