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How to spot the signs of financial abuse

Banks and building societies have adopted a voluntary code to tackle financial abuse, and the government has

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Divorce and pensions: Splitting assets when splitting up

Amid the stress and emotions of a relationship breakdown, it’s vital to keep a clear head, and take often overlooked pension assets into consideration

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Divorced women missing out fair share of pension money in retirement, Age UK warns

Thousands of women going through divorce could be losing out on significant sums of money in retirement because they are unaware of a legal entitlement to their ex’s private pension, Age UK has warned.

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Divorcees lose £3,800 a year in retirement

Divorcees who plan to retire in 2018 will receive £3,800 less a year than their peers who never divorced, according to new research from Prudential. 

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Cost of divorce surpasses £14,500

The hidden cost of divorce and separation continues to spiral, with UK couples spending an average of £14,561 on legal and lifestyle costs when they break up, according to new research from Aviva.

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Money troubles to cause spike in divorces

Financial problems are the most common reason for divorce, ahead of work stress and not spending enough time together, new research from law firm Slater and Gordon has found.

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How to ask your new daughter-in-law to sign a pre-nup

As Prince Harry announces his engagement to Meghan Markle, Charles Calkin, financial planner at James Hambro & Co., shares some thoughts on the tricky issue of asking for a prenuptial agreement.

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Pensions and divorce: Women missing out on £5 billion every year

Women going through divorce could be missing out on up to £5 billion every year because they don’t discuss pensions during the process.

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Ask the Experts: "My partner is moving in with me. Do we need to draw up an agreement?"

Moving in with your partner is an exciting time, but if you want to be sensible you need to think about what will happen to your finances if your relationship breaks down.

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More divorcees targeting their ex’s pension

The number of court orders forcing divorcing couples to split their pensions has reached a record high, according to Collyer Bristow.

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