Beware of On-Line Dating Site Scams

It’s fairly well accepted that everyone fudges the truth a bit when it comes to on-line dating. Maybe you use a profile picture taken last decade, list your body type as “athletic” when “a few extra pounds” is more accurate, or claim to love literature when the last thing you read was a cereal box. But there are a lot more serious lies being told on on-line dating sites, resulting in real damage.  

IRA’s and Keoghs and QDRO’s, Oh My!

A Divorce Over 50 quite often means dealing with much more complicated financial issues than those faced by younger couples.  Many people in our demographic have built up retirement plans, acquired real estate, maybe even own a business.  Here’s a very thorough article highlighting the different financial factors most Over 50’s need to consider when going through a divorce.

Social Security and Your Ex

Personally, I find it hard to believe I’m merely a handful of years from being eligible for Social Security.  Maybe you feel the same way.

Did you know that if your marriage lasted at least ten years, you may be able to receive benefits based on your ex-spouse’s earnings?  And did you know that if your ex-spouse has died, you may be able to collect a survivor benefit?

Below the jump, I’ve excerpted a section from an investment email I receive.  It makes no sense to credit the firm that sent it to me, and since they don’t say who really wrote it, I can’t credit them.  But do take a look, as it’s important information that could make a difference for your financial future  And if you have questions, post in the Comments section and we’ll see if the community can respond…