When it comes to the endless cycle of losses and wins in life, all of us are or will someday be seasoned veterans.
Social Security is synonymous with retirement income for many women, but it is much more.
If you are married one of you will become widowed and usually it is the woman who is the surviving spouse.
Money is a very important part of the marital partnership.
Women represent almost 56% percent of all Social Security beneficiaries age 62 and older and approximately 68% of all beneficiaries age 85 and older.
So why would we want to give away our money?
No one goes into a marriage thinking about being widowed, but there are things you should do to prepare yourself for the possibility of going it alone.
If your marriage is rocky or you have begun to use the divorce word in arguments, there are some things you can do to be better prepared if you decide to go forward with a divorce.
Oftentimes as a couple, one falls into the role of managing the money and handling the checkbook. It is important for both to know and understand the family finances.
There are three questions every Boomer needs to be thinking about in retirement.