The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will impact many areas of our financial lives. However, there is one area of particular importance to many: divorce. I believe the new tax laws will make a divorce more expensive and more complicated, at least in the short-term. However, there are certain upsides and planning opportunities.
Here's a stat for you: in 2011 the Social Security Administration stated that a 20-year-old has a 30% chance of being disabled and unable to work for six months or longer prior to reaching retirement age.
It's an interesting thought actually - not because the topic itself is all that fascinating. But simply because for something typically so far on the back burner it's almost off the stove, the chances of it happening to either you, your spouse, or your best friend is almost a statistical lock.