The first thing you should do is ... nothing. Then get yourself a financial adviser
COVID-19 has accelerated a lot of things, including, unfortunately, divorce. Couples who once thought they would be sailing into retirement together are splitting up, leaving a raft of boomer-aged women, many of whom relied on their husbands to run the money, suddenly adrift.
The trauma and confusion can cost, and cost big, which is why it’s so important that women — particularly those who have never been involved in the family finances and need to ensure they are well-prepared for their retirement years — take the right steps to secure their financial future.