Many people put off divorce until after the holidays. Now that the New Year is here, it's time to take the first step. Here are 4 things you can do to prepare for your divorce, and start the New Year out right:
#1: Get your financial information in order
- If you and your spouse have joint bank accounts, now is the time to start developing a separate financial life. Open a new checking and savings account and start in your name only. Start having your paychecks directed to these new, separate, accounts.
- If you open new credit cards, make sure they are in your name only.