TITLE

Will Divorce Sink the Retirement Ship?

AUTHOR(S)
Supper, William J.; Cocozza, Christopher R.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2008, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
In this article the authors discuss the effect marital divorce has on the personal finances and the retirement assets of individuals. The importance of planning for future financial issues is discussed. Provided is an analysis of the legal, tax, and financial implications of divorce. An issue that comes up during divorce proceedings is the amount of alimony and child support that is to be paid. Information about a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) and an individual retirement account (IRA) are also provided.
ACCESSION #
28717372

 

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