Don’t just cross your fingers and hope for the best! Here’s how to enter a second marriage without repeating first-timer money mistakes. [Read more…]
No divorce is ever “easy”, but divorce from an addict can have its unique set of challenges. [Read more…]
Wondering how your divorce will affect Social Security? Get your facts straight before you make an irreversible mistake! [Read more…]
Divorce is a three-legged stool. Neglect one leg, and you will find yourself in a heap on the floor! Here is what you need to know to arm yourself and create the best post-divorce outcomes. [Read more…]
As a neutral financial planner, I get a lot of questions from clients who are considering (or just beginning) the collaborative divorce process. The details of those questions vary from couple to couple, but most of them come down to “Am I going to be financially OK?” That is completely understandable: after all, the thought of being financially crippled by the divorce settlement is real and scary.
However, I do wish clients would ask other questions, too – ones that would help them choose the right financial planner for them, and give them a sense of what it will be like to collaborate on designing the financial future after the separation. Here are 5 questions I wish they would ask. [Read more…]
The last couple of weeks in December offer an opportunity for many of us to look back at 2016 and set goals and resolutions for 2017. Losing weight, asking for a raise and eating better are some of the typical examples. However, if this time of year has you going through (or contemplating) divorce, chances are your goals for the year will look quite different. Here are some ideas for resolutions that will help you through this tough time. [Read more…]