Ask ten different people what's the first thing you should do if you are contemplating a divorce and you will get ten different answers. But ask a CDFA™ (Certified Divorce Financial Analyst) what the first thing is you should do, and they should say, take an asset inventory. What is an Asset Inventory? An 'inventory' … Continue reading Contemplating Divorce? Take an Asset Inventory Now!
The Most Important thing you need to do after your divorce is final - READ YOUR DIVORCE AGREEMENT! Sounds like a no-brainer right? But in my experience, I have found that many people never take the time to read their divorce agreement after the divorce. They come home from court, stick the agreement in a … Continue reading Have You Read Your Divorce Agreement Lately?
If you have a child in college and the child receives a Form 1098-T, you may be able to take advantage of one of three different education tax benefits. What is even better is, if someone else is paying the tuition (per a Separation Agreement) but you are claiming the child as your dependent by … Continue reading College and Divorce -Take the Right Write-Off
This is the second part of my previous blog post, Part 1. The suspense must be killing you...what did I do - buy, sell, rent or continue to live in the home? Our final Separation Agreement, known in Massachusetts as the Judgement Absolute, stated that we were to sell the marital home by a date … Continue reading My Divorce – How I Handled The Marital Home – Part 2
The best way to write an article about something, is to actually experience what you are writing about. I firmly believe that one cannot possibly understand what it is like to go through a divorce, unless you have experienced it yourself. This is true about all major life events that we experience throughout our lives. So, when … Continue reading Options for the Marital Home – My Story