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Month: September 2018

How divorce affects older adults’ lives

Divorce is on the rise for older adults. Older people in Kansas who get a divorce should be careful about potentially adverse health effects of divorce. The chronic stress and depression associated with divorce can exacerbate health problems such as Parkinson's...

Contracts as tools to limit costs

A cost overrun could make a construction project in Kansas less profitable. Therefore, it is essential that the involved parties take steps to control costs. This may be done through language in the construction contract itself. For example, the contract could state...

Divorce, older adults and finances

Some older adults in Kansas who divorce may find themselves struggling financially. Divorce is on the rise in this age group, with people 50 and older divorcing at a rate that is twice as high as it was in 1990. The rate is three times higher for those 65 and older....

The importance of property division for retirees

When it comes to divorce in Kansas, ex-wives may be worse off financially and have difficulty retiring. However, single women who are divorced are better off financially than single women who have never been married, according to a recent study. Researchers at Boston...