How Do Divorce and Education Affect Success?

divorce and education

Last week the New York Times published an article on the effects of education and divorce on income and upward mobility.   It isn’t shocking to learn that a two income family will fare better than a single parent who isn’t receiving child support.  The article went on to say, however, that education plays a…

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Divorce Without the Arguing

Two helpful articles recently written in the Huffington Post about avoiding (or perhaps more realistically minimizing) arguments during the divorce process are written from the perspectives of attorneys and a divorce coach.  Bearing the advice from each in mind while speaking with your soon to be ex-spouse should provide you with some helpful tools. The…

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4 Tax Tips For Divorcing Couples

According to Barbara Zell Weinberger, Esq. writing for the Huffington Post, The following are the most commonly asked questions asked by divorcing couples during tax season. (The additions which I have added are italicized and contained in parentheses.) 1. Do we file jointly or as individuals? The law states that every individual must file according…

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Turning Divorce Lemons into Lemonade

Some of the time there is mutual agreement as spouses head for divorce.  Of course this is the ideal situation for two people heading for such a significant transitional period in their lives.  Even under the best of circumstances, however, there are challenges and obstacles as each individual embarks on their independent lives.  Sometimes one…

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Tips for Co-Parenting Teens

TIPS FOR CO-PARENTING TEENS Back in August 2011 we spent some time providing tips for co-parenting children returning to school as well as some helpful tips for transitioning into the role of stepparent.  As we all know, teenagers are transitioning through their own unique growth process.  Divorced parents are struggling with navigating the teenage years…

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