Alabama couples who are going through a divorce should be mindful of potential mistakes that can cause real problems when they divide their 401(k) assets. One of the greatest sources of conflict in a divorce is the division of 401(k) assets as retirement funds are often a divorcing couple's greatest source of income. When a 401(k) is improperly divided, there may be steep tax penalties. In some cases, improper 401(k) division can even mean one spouse receiving far more to which he or she is entitled.
The millennial generation is turning traditional marriage conventions on their head. Where previous generations married in their early twenties, millennials often wait until well into their thirties to tie the knot. Where previous generations met their spouses at work or through friends, millennials often find their soulmates online or through an app.