Life Events: Getting Divorced

Life happens. Will you be ready?
Throughout your investing life, you're going to experience life events — some planned, some not — that will affect your finances.
We're here to help you prepare for those critical times of financial change.

Getting divorced

These resources can help you transition from "ours" to "mine" and "yours."
Keep in mind:
Cancel joint checking, savings and revolving credit accounts like credit cards
Establish accounts in your name for ATMs, checking, savings and credit cards
Update the beneficiaries of your retirement accounts and insurance policies

Divorce and your finances

Keep an eye on your financial health during a divorce, and learn what to keep in mind if you're facing a breakup.

Divorcing later in life

Special considerations for couples divorcing after age 50 who have been married for a long time.
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