Social Security and divorce planning are two complex financial planning topics; the combination of the two can be even trickier. The population currently making decisions to claim Social Security -- baby boomers -- has among the highest divorce rates of any generation. And the boomers' divorced population is growing; in a phenomenon known as "gray divorce," Americans over 50 are divorcing more frequently than in the past.

Social Security advice for divorced clients requires the right mix of technical and relationship-oriented expertise. Keep this advice in mind as you work to maximize your clients' Social Security post-divorce.

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