Jenny talks with Tom about how married women can better prepare themselves financially for a divorce. Some of the items she discusses are keeping individual checking accounts, knowing where the money is and being prepared to start a new job.
Protecting Individual Finances in a Marriage: S06E15 / 172
Table of contents
[00:00] Introduction from Tom Dziubek
[00:38] Interview with Jenny Kerr
– [00:49] Jenny’s inspiration for article
– [03:15] Individual bank accounts
– [05:34] The need for a joint account
– [06:13] Funding the individual account
– [07:33] The individual account for emergency access
– [08:57] Know where the money is
– [10:27] Keeping your resume current
– [12:06] Part-time work
– [14:21] Understanding the necessities
– [15:24] Knowing what benefits are tied to your spouse
– [16:40] Identifying policies your spouse could benefit from
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Updated April 13, 2016 and originally published January 29, 2012. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.