Category Archives: Money and Divorce

Dark Times? Five Ways a CDFA Can Help Brighten Your Future

Finances are often the biggest part of any divorce. You may benefit from engaging the services of a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, even for a few hours. How can they help you? A few of the benefits of using a … Continue reading

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Is it Really Possible to Money in Divorce?

Often, the answer is absolutely “Yes!” If you and your spouse are willing to communicate and jointly resolve your issues on your own, or with a mediator, you certainly can save on the expenses for costly attorneys  and other experts. … Continue reading

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Keep Cool when Divorce Gets Hot

Emotions turned on high can cause divorce fires. How can you turn the temperature down? I have a few suggestions. The first is certainly mediation. A qualified mediator has learned techniques to help emotional couples through the process to settlement. … Continue reading

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Don’t Sacrifice Your Future – Part 2

When looking at a divorce settlement, the entire package should be reviewed as a whole, because all too often, the different parts affect each other. One of these parts is the parenting plan. People tell me “we want to share … Continue reading

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Don’t Sacrifice Your Future – Part One

The month of April is known to most Americans as “tax month”. In honor of this dubious distinction, I thought discussing some of the various divorce tax traps and issues would be useful to my readers. Have you heard the … Continue reading

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5 biggest divorce mistakes financially

Check out my story about divorce mistakes on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1BShBhA.

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The Divorce Clean Sweep – More is Better!

More information, that is. If you have made the decision to divorce, the first of the year is an ideal time to begin gathering financial information. Such information is very helpful in projecting your present and post- divorce budgets. Moreover, … Continue reading

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

I think there is a song that has the refrain – “Should I stay or should I go now?”  That question is often on the minds of potential clients.  Recently, someone called me who was undecided about divorcing her spouse.  … Continue reading

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Recent Testimonial

After I see clients and they go on to their new lives, I often wonder how they are doing. Are they thriving?  Are they struggling?  Things have change quickly in the financial world, and settlement agreements that I prepared six … Continue reading

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How a CDFA Can Help You to Navigate through the Thicket of Divorce

I was thinking about all the various ways a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst can help divorcing clients, whether as the financial advocate for one party, or working with both spouses.  Clients have a number of concerns during divorce, complicated by … Continue reading

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