Surviving a Loss: Smart Steps for Coping With Widowhood
Hundreds of thousands of women are widowed in the United States each year. If you have recently lost your spouse, you may be confronting many changes in your daily life and need financial support and advice.
Where can you find someone to help you, what should you look for in a relationship, what can you put off for later, and how do you make wise decisions?
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Because financial planning at this stage involves both a person’s emotional state and her financial state, many widows are pushed by well-meaning relatives and even advisors to make unwise decisions, or to make changes before they are ready to do so.
This article documents smart steps for widows to take when the time is right for them. Figure 1 provides an overview of the process.
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