Divorce is hard enough without adding a global pandemic into the mix. These are unprecedented times and if you are in the middle of the divorce process, I can only imagine what is going through your mind. I was going through my own divorce in 2008 when the stock market crashed due to the lending … Continue reading Divorce Just Got More Difficult: Here's One Thing You Can Do to Help Make Smart Choices
After my divorce, I went on a rampage to reduce my monthly living expenses... read on to see how you can play the divorce card and take back control...
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When you are divorced, family events, like a graduation, can be a stressful time for everyone involved. Will my parents get along or will they make a scene? Will they sit together or on opposite sides of the auditorium? Who will be in the 'family' photo? Will we all be able to go out for … Continue reading How to Survive A Post-Divorce College Graduation
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
Home is where the heart is. We all know that saying and most of us 'take it to heart'. Your home is the place that you love the most, it is the place filled with your family and your memories and where you feel loved and most comfortable. The marital home - the place where … Continue reading The Biggest Financial Mistake Women Make in Divorce