In 2016, about 6.6 percent of female service members got divorced compared to about 2.6 percent of males. For military men, there was no change in the percentage of divorces since 2013; however, the percent of military women who divorced rose by almost half a percent from 2015. What is the reason for the slight, but noticeable, increase?
The success of many marriages depends upon the attitudes of the spouses toward joint finances. It's why many couples choose to sign prenuptial agreements before marrying.
It's been 13 years since Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) started, and by now, many of the accounts have large balances. If you and your spouse are divorcing, how is the HSA going to be handled?
Keeping your credit score up is one consideration that you might have during a divorce. There are a few reasons why your credit score might dip during or after a divorce. One is something that you likely can't do much about -- your income. The others involve bill payments and similar factors.
While you may be ready to say "I do," and spend the rest of your life in wedded bliss, you may find that your soon-to-be spouse wants to talk about signing a prenuptial agreement before he or she strolls down the aisle. Here are some questions you should know the answers to before your marriage license formally binds you two together.