While many individuals find the separation before a divorce to be a time of “limbo,” it can actually be a powerful time to gain financial independence and learn crucial skills that you will need when you are divorced or on your own for other reasons. In his articles “Do’s and Don’ts Of Marital Separation, Jeff Landers offers practical advice for learning about your family finances, starting and establishing credit, and setting up a legal separation agreement if your separation is going to be sustained or your divorce is going to be delayed. His article continues with some additional advice that may be hard to follow: “Don’t overshare on social media.” Separation and divorce are a time of discretion. So be sure to learn everything you can about your family finances and financial literacy- and then keep the details of your separation away from social media.
To see the full article, go to: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jefflanders/2017/04/04/dos-and-donts-of-marital-separation/#17d85c304668