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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

This recession is much different than others. For the first time, there are more women who are unemployed than men. Historically male jobs such as manufacturing has carried lower levels of stability while women favored sectors like...

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The type of negotiating tactic that is used in your divorce will influence the outcome. By understanding how tactics are used, you will be able to select the right method for your family. The two main strategies that are used in...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Are you interested in keeping archaic case law out of your divorce?Publish Many people do not realize that you do NOT have to use the courtroom for divorce resolution. The word litigation is defined as the process of taking legal...

Monday, March 1, 2021

Happy (almost) spring! As many of you know, 2020 was an exciting year for me. The stars aligned as I stepped into my true self and opened my very own financial businesses; Wealth Analytics and Divorce Analytics. I had enjoyed learning...

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Collaborative Divorce Team Collaborative divorce is focused on creating win-win outcomes achieved through mutual consensus. Couples who elect the collaborative method value maintaining control of the decision-making process. Each...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

We all know of people who have experienced horrible divorces that have cost a ton of money, but also impacted their mental well-being. When I was going through my own separation, I was determined to not to let our uncoupling turn...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Depending on where you live, the legal process for divorce is different. It can vary from county to county. But there are some basics that are not geographically dependent. The two main forms of the legal process of divorce are...

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Managing finances can be challenging even in the best of times. Throw in separation and it can be downright scary. The income that was used to support one household will now be stretched over two. There are significant changes that...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

When you make the decision to uncouple, it not only affects you, your partner, and the children but everyone whose lives will be changed by the separation. Everyone who related to you as a couple, from extended family, friends,...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Regardless of the final straw and who made the tough decision to uncouple, the end of the relationship results in many uncomfortable emotions. The emotional adjustment to the new reality can be the hardest part of the process. If left...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Divorce is more than just the official end of a relationship. There are actually four different “divorces” that occur; the emotional, social, financial, and the legal divorce. They all work together- positively or...

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Not only has this been the year that I have realized my potential but it has been incredibly humbling. This year was finally my opportunity to take the challenges of leaving a very abusive relationship and create something beautiful....

Friday, November 20, 2020

When people think about the divorce process, the first thing that comes to mind is a courtroom screaming match. Divorce does not have to be this way! The Collaborative Process is an alternative divorce method and breaks out of the...

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Many employers offer additional compensation packages and incentives to their employees. Benefits include banked vacation and sick days, quarterly or year-end bonuses, expense accounts, club memberships, stock options, and unique tools...

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Not all assets are created equal! When going through divorce, it is incredibly important to understand how each asset's unique features impact the divorce settlement. Lets begin by understanding retirement asset basics. There are three...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

As you prepare for divorce, it is essential to calculate the numbers of your life. Increasing your financial intelligence will dramatically drop anxiety levels and help you keep focused on your divorce goals. The next step in the...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

When you are negotiating a settlement, preparation is the key to success. After all, how will you know what to divide if you do not know what there is. During the course of your marriage, you accumulated assets and liabilities; now it...

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Divorce is the biggest financial event of most people’s lives. The same amount of money that supported one household will now have to support two. Understanding your expenses and making a budget is an essential step in the...

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

When thinking about divorce, most people are overwhelmed by the fear of the unknown. So many different parts of life are changing. Two incomes at a single address will now be spread over two locations. To replace your fear with facts,...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Divorce feels like a giant cage match and you are the little guy in the ring. Topics that should be easily resolved cause explosive reactions that disrupt our very being. With the emotions flying high, it can be easy to get lost....

Monday, September 28, 2020

During this time of extreme change, informed decisions are critical. With their personal data and divorce analysis at their fingertips, Divorce Analytics clients make better decisions which leads to better outcomes. To ensure our...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

It seems the ripple effect of coronavirus has infected everything, and divorcing individuals are not immune. The most apparent impact is that most, if not all, courthouses are closed except for emergencies. This may delay your divorce,...

Monday, September 21, 2020

As you begin to uncouple from your partner, set yourself up for success by answering these questions to determine your priorities. Who will stay in the home? Who will pay the mortgage and other regular expenses while your apart? How will...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

I am sitting across the desk from my recently divorced client, who seems a lot lighter today. At our first meeting last year, her marriage had just broken down. And on that day she expressed raw emotion and pain, coupled with...

Friday, September 4, 2020

According to a recent survey of 191 CDFA® professionals from across North America, the three leading causes of divorce are "basic incompatibility" (43%), "infidelity" (28%), and "money issues" (22%). "Emotional and/or physical...

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

One of the many things that makes divorce such a complicated and notoriously confusing business is the array of new terms, acronyms, and phrases tossed around throughout the process. Divorce has its own...

Monday, August 31, 2020

Books can help children identify and deal with the loss, anger, fear, and uncertainty that they may be experiencing and can help them understand the situation on their own level. Books can also help parents speak the words and emotions...

Friday, August 28, 2020

In North America, it’s the judge’s place to decide how the marital assets should be divided. By closely examining the income and assets of each spouse, the judge can determine if spousal support should be paid—and by...

Monday, August 24, 2020

CDFA® professionals from across the USA share some of the worst financial mistakes they’ve seen in their practices. 1. Terminating Spousal Support when a Child Reaches the Age of Majority With the assistance of their lawyers,...

Monday, August 24, 2020

American households with credit card balances carry an average debt of $8,602.1 The wise use of credit is a critical skill in today’s world. Used unwisely, credit can rapidly turn from a useful tool to a crippling burden. There...

Friday, August 21, 2020

Divorce is a very emotional and costly process. It can cause dramatic changes in lifestyle, destroy relationships, and leave a family emotionally devastated. Take enough time to carefully consider all aspects before you make a...

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

A family court judge talks about effective preparation for court—and how to achieve results in court by utilizing all available resources. Back in law school, my trial-practice professor lectured to us to always assume the judge...

Monday, August 17, 2020

Victoria has always loved helping people and solving problems. Early in life, Victoria’s father encouraged her to take active role in understanding and managing the family’s finances. Before long, Victoria was bridging the...