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Preparing financially before, during and after divorce

How to protect yourself financially

Having a firm understanding of finances in divorce can be difficult. But it’s important. When you’re in control of your finances, you’re in control of your future.

How do you get alimony in divorce?

Wondering how alimony, also known as spousal support, is calculated during divorce? There are a number of factors that are considered.

Who keeps the house in a divorce?

Walk through the multiple variables that come into play when considering how to split up your biggest asset.

Take control of your financial future

Whether you’re considering divorce, going through the process or rebuilding your life, here are some resources to help you financially.

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9 types of friends you need during a divorce

Your group of friends can help you navigate divorce.

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Am I responsible for my spouse’s credit card debt?

Make sure you have a clear understanding of your finances so you can make the right decision when splitting credit card debt.

A divorced woman sits by a lake as she practices mindfulness techniques to help her get through divorce emotionally

10 mindfulness techniques

Going through a divorce is stressful. Here are 10 calming tips to get you through the process.

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Don’t make these common divorce mistakes

Divorce can be a confusing and stressful time—don’t make these mistakes along the way.

This article provides general information, including examples, that may be helpful in understanding financial and other issues relating to divorce. The TIAA group of companies does not provide tax or legal advice. We urge you to seek such advice based on your own particular circumstances from a legal or tax advisor to determine if the information in this article is appropriate for you. Please note laws vary by state.