Ask anyone who’s been there, certain things are given about divorce: It’s an uphill battle, fought in language you don’t understand, using money you can’t spare, for a prize that’s only half of what you had before. An attorney will guide you through the legal aspects of divorce, and a good therapist will provide emotional … Continue reading How Financial Professionals Can Help During Divorce
Sound financial advice during your divorce can help ensure a fair settlement that will help you get off to the best possible start in your new life. After divorce, you may need help adjusting to your new circumstances and projecting your financial well-being into the future. Who are the financial professionals whose help you might benefit from in your … Continue reading Looking for a Financial Professional? Check Out These Credentials
Nearly a million couples divorce each year in the U.S. and in the process, face some of the most important economic decisions of their lives. The potential for serious financial problems post-divorce calls for making good choices—just when painful emotions are running high and clear thinking may be a scarce commodity. Your attorney is handling … Continue reading What Is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst?
You’ve decided to seek the assistance of a financial professional to help guide you in your divorce process. Someone with specific training and experience in divorce, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, comes highly recommended by a trustworthy friend. How do you determine if they are the right match for you? Yes, you do need the services of … Continue reading Choosing a Financial Professional for Help with Your Divorce
When couples divorce, mistrust abounds. One of the first things people think of when their spouse asks them for divorce is, he must have been stashing away money. You know more about your financial situation than any stranger could, so before you hire a private eye to look for hidden funds, think carefully about your … Continue reading Six Places to Look for Hidden Assets
Divorce can shake you to your very foundations. Everything changes, and many people want to cling to the house as the only stability they find in a shifting world. Whether keeping the house is your best option depends on many different factors. Here are what you need to consider in making that important decision. 1. … Continue reading Should I Keep the House?
Many divorces these days are nasty, full of conflict, and all too long, not to mention damned expensive. There’s a saying among divorce attorneys: Love is grand, Divorce is Twenty Grand. With the average cost of divorce in the United States approaching $20,000 it is scary to think about dissolving your marriage. Fortunately there are things … Continue reading Saving Money On Divorce
The former spouse of an employee who is getting retirement or disability benefits is entitled to a benefit on his record if she is at least 62 years old and they had been married for at least ten years before the divorce. Know the rules about social security and divorce. A spouse divorced for at … Continue reading Social Security Benefits for a Divorced Spouse
You may remember reading those articles about marriage and the importance of discussing children, finances and other big topics before tying the knot.