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Published: Oct 28, 2016 1 min read

Emma Johnson, a writer, blogger and single mother, has a few financial tips for you, should you see a divorce looming on the horizon.

Save your credit score - When you get married, you sometimes combine your finances. But it's important to preserve your own credit score, which is separate from your spouse's. A decent credit score after a divorce will make your life much easier.

Get your own account - If you also combined your bank accounts, open one that's just for you. Start saving money that your soon-to-be-ex-spouse can't touch. And start saving some cash.

Consult the experts - Find an accountant and a lawyer. Get the facts you need in order to move forward with your life.