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Divorce and Planning Beyond the Present

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Albin Oldner Law, PLLC
Updated on 2021

Divorce can bring about many concerns that were not previously top of mind, including retirement planning.  For example, when faced with divorce, a partner who has stayed at home to raise a child might be concerned that their future Social Security payments will be significantly lower than their spouse’s.

Before agreeing to a proposed division of property and debts, it is generally a very good idea to seek the advice of a certified divorce financial planner to evaluate options in a divorce to make sure that you’re looking at the long-term projections and what you may need for retirement.  In the meantime, find out more about common retirement assumptions here.