Menu Contact
Law Offices of Lisa A. Ruggieri
Schedule A Consultation 781-489-3759

Post-divorce lifestyles: expectations can run the gamut

A recent Bloomberg article features a very simple and pointed headline aimed at the baby boomer demographic, namely, "How far does $1 million go in retirement?

Care to take a stab at that?

As stated, the query is simple. The answer, though, can be just as variable as is the group to which it is posed.

Remember, some boomers grew of age in hippie communes and with a virtual disdain for money. Others, conversely, became corporate CEOs or pursued other avenues that led to impressive riches. And in between those extremes are millions of other stories.

The short answer is that there really is no answer to the question of how much money a retired person will need, at least not in any definitive or boilerplate sense.

The query can take on a real sense of urgency and immediacy when it is directed at divorced individuals in Massachusetts or elsewhere who are just now entering into retirement age or already in that phase of life.

As we note on a relevant page of our family law website at the Wellesley Law Offices of Lisa A. Ruggieri, P.C., many retired divorced or divorcing parties are understandably "curious as to what their lifestyle will be like post-divorce."

How much money will they in fact need? Would the above-cited $1 million be enough? Alternatively, might it make for a challenging lifestyle or even be flatly insufficient?

Again, every case is different. Any individual harboring money-related concerns during the divorce process might reasonably want to address them with a proven divorce attorney who routinely works with diverse clientele regarding post-divorce lifestyle maintenance issues.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

Contact Our Law Firm

To make an appointment, call 781-489-3759 or send an email to schedule an initial consultation. We serve clients throughout the Boston area. Our firm can take your call 24 hours a day and meet with you during business hours, evenings and weekends. For your convenience, we accept Visa and MasterCard.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Location

27 Mica Lane, Suite 101
Wellesley, MA 02481

Phone: 781-489-3759
Phone: 781-239-8984
Fax: 781-239-8986
Wellesley Law Office Map

Law Offices of Lisa A. Ruggieri

Phone/Fax

781-489-3759 781-239-8986 - Fax