Inherited Money In Community Property Divorces: Where Does The Money Go?

Posted on: 1 July 2015
When you are in the midst of a divorce proceeding, one of the most common areas of concern is the finances. Community property division, AKA the "half and half" rule, makes the distribution of money fairly simple in most cases. However, when it comes in inheritances even community property division can get a little confusing. Keep reading to learn about how inheritances are treated during community property divorces. The Rules of Inheritance
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What Factors Are Considered For A Disability Benefits Application?

Posted on: 17 June 2015
If you are suffering from major depression and it is affecting your ability to work, you can file for Social Security disability benefits. However, it is possible that you will not be approved. The Social Security Administration, or SSA, is looking for certain markers to indicate that your application is valid. It is important that you know what those are so you can work to increase your chances of being approved.
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3 Financial Rules to Follow in a Divorce

Posted on: 3 June 2015
Financially negotiating with your spouse can be difficult during the divorce process. Unfortunately, it is necessary. To ensure that you get a fair shake in the process, it is important that you follow certain rules.  Create an Accurate Budget One of the biggest mistakes you can make is to underestimate your living expenses and income while creating a budget. A budget is very important in the early stages of the divorce process because it can help set the amount owed for temporary alimony while a more permanent agreement is reached.
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The Impact Of Texting While Driving On Car Accidents Involving Teenagers

Posted on: 18 May 2015
Texting while driving is a serious issue in the United States. Indeed, according to data from different safety agencies, such as the National Safety Council, the use of mobile phones directly contributes to about 1.6 million road accidents each year. Another statistic that is more specific to teenagers is that almost 1 out of 4 deadly crashes involving teenagers results from texting while driving. If you're a parent and concerned about the safety of your teen driver while on the road, then you should read this article.
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