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Changes in tax law regarding alimony will likely make financial planning for divorce more complex.

Alimony tax changes and effects

Couples who blend their money may have a healthier marriage.

Money and marriage

Divorce can be costly both financially and emotionally; 4 alternatives may offer an easier out. 

Alternatives to divorce

If you are divorced and filing for Social Security, consider the long-term impact of your choices.

Social Security for the divorced

Women in divorce should outline their financial and family priorities to achieve a sound settlement.


Examine your life insurance coverage prior to divorce; define ownership, premiums, and beneficiaries. 

Divorce and life insurance

Probate can be costly and time consuming. It also creates privacy concerns.

Why people fear probate.

When older couples divorce, it can undermine their financial standard of living.

Divorce after 50

Holiday weddings may portend a rocky marriage ahead, some experts say. 

Holiday divorce

They protect against the 5 D's: death, disability, divorce, departure, and disqualification.


The marital status of parents can affect the aid available to a student.

Divorce and college

Definitions of a "parent" and conflicting state standards can be troublesome.

Same-sex divorce challenges

Depression and money are common sources of discord for married couples in retirement.


Money disagreements are a major source of marital conflict. Here's how to keep the peace.

MassMutual offers tips for marriage and money bliss