How to Survive A Post-Divorce College Graduation

When you are divorced, family events, like a graduation, can be a stressful time for everyone involved.   Will my parents get along or will they make a scene?  Will they sit together or on opposite sides of the auditorium?  Who will be in the 'family' photo?  Will we all be able to go out for … Continue reading How to Survive A Post-Divorce College Graduation

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College and Divorce -Take the Right Write-Off

If you have a child in college and the child receives a Form 1098-T, you may be able to take advantage of one of three different education tax benefits.  What is even better is, if someone else is paying the tuition (per a Separation Agreement) but you are claiming the child as your dependent by … Continue reading College and Divorce -Take the Right Write-Off

College Financial Aid, the FAFSA and Divorce

It's the new year...time to fill out the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  If your child will be attending college between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, the 2016-2017 FAFSA is now available on line. Follow this link to the new application: https://fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm. Although the deadlines for submitting the FAFSA are still a … Continue reading College Financial Aid, the FAFSA and Divorce