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How divorce can indirectly impact your credit

Divorce will have many impacts on your life, including your financial life. But, these impacts will not be direct when it comes to your credit score. A credit report does not mention whether or not you are married, which means filing for a divorce will not reduce your credit score. There will, however, be indirect impacts from the divorce that hurt your score.

Keep your personal life off social media during a divorce

Social media has become part of our daily lives. Millions of people have Facebook and Twitter accounts along with a presence on various other social sites. People post just about everything they can find on these accounts, including pictures of their life and other personal activities.

Preventing family arguments with an estate plan

It's common for a family to enter into a fight upon the death of the father or mother, or both. This often occurs when there is no estate plan in place or when the estate plan is not effective. Family fighting after the death of a loved one is never easy. Most fights are over the inheritance left behind to the adult children because they feel it's not fair. Here's how you can use an estate plan to avoid fighting.

The impacts of divorce on your credit score

Going through a divorce is never easy, even if you and your spouse knew this day was coming. Divorce is difficult for couples of all ages and lengths of marriage, and it is especially hard on children. Divorce can also have a ripple effect on your credit score. The physical act of divorce will not hurt or improve your credit score, but all of the financial implications from divorce can negatively impact your credit.

Does digital communication ruin marriages?

Do you find yourself wondering why so many marriages end in divorce? You understand that there are specific reasons in many cases, such as abuse, alcohol addiction, etc, but you also see a general trend of relationships just not working out. Why do people find it hard to maintain that connection?

Financial questions to ask before getting married again

Your divorce taught you a lot about your finances. Maybe you split up because of financial problems; money is a common reason that couples cite when asked. Maybe you just found out more about dividing up assets and what financial red flags to watch out for. Maybe you had look at your finances in a brand-new way once you were on your own.