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

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My Divorce – How I Handled The Marital Home – Part 2

This is the second part of my previous blog post, Part 1. The suspense must be killing you...what did I do - buy, sell, rent or continue to live in the home? Our final Separation Agreement, known in Massachusetts as the Judgement Absolute, stated that we were to sell the marital home by a date … Continue reading My Divorce – How I Handled The Marital Home – Part 2

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