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You’ve Made it to Retirement, Now is it Time for a Divorce?

August 21, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

According to the Office for National Statistics the divorce rate for the over 60s has risen by three quarters over the last 20 years - an increase attributed to extended life expectancies, financial independence, and a more relaxed attitude towards divorce from the baby boomer generation. The figures also showed that men of retirement age are just as likely as women to file for divorce - a balance that is not seen in other age groups where men are instigators of divorce in just 30% of cases. The number of 'silver splitters' (argh, not our buzzword!) has jumped up from around 8,500 per year in the early 90s to over 15,000 in 2011. The ONS suggested ...


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