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December 2018 Archives

Finding happiness after divorce

People sometimes view divorce as an experience that is negative, overall, and very challenging. While this can be true in some cases, it is important to consider the different benefits that may be associated with divorce. For example, someone who is in the middle of an unhealthy and unhappy marriage may find that breaking up with their spouse brings a number of positive changes in their life. Ultimately, every couple is in a different position, so it is important for you to approach your divorce (and life after divorce) from a unique perspective.

How to budget during divorce

Divorce rates have substantially fallen in recent years. The Guardian reported that in 2018, the United States divorce rate was the lowest it has been in 45 years, and with any luck, that rate will continue to drop in years to come. 

Items with sentimental value and property division

When marital property is split up, all sorts of different problems may arise. Some people may become very upset with the way in which marital property was split up, while others may suffer negative financial consequences. Moreover, losing property can have more than just a financial impact on someone, it can also have a strong effect on them emotionally. For example, items that have sentimental value may be especially difficult to lose, such as something that was given to a person by a relative who is now deceased.

How can I lessen family conflict over the holidays?

The holiday season can be tough for recently divorced couples in Wisconsin. This is especially true when it comes to celebrations and gatherings, where those in attendance may cause problems among family members. While conflict can’t be avoided, there are steps you can take to reduce family stress, which can be exacerbated by a recent separation. Very Well Mind offers the following tips so you can make it through this holiday season unscathed.

High asset divorce and your investments

Whether you have made a fortune by investing in the stock market or you have recently come across large sums of money due to cryptocurrency investments, you may be worried about how your divorce will affect your investments. This is a serious concern for many people who have significant assets and it is important to do what you can to make this transition easier. To be clear, divorce is often an incredibly difficult time in one's life, but there are different strategies that may help you protect yourself emotionally and financially. In Milwaukee and all over Wisconsin, recognizing these steps is an important part of approaching divorce.

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