You've heard of a CPA and a CEO, but what's a CDFA? CDFA stands for Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. If you've never heard of it, that may be a good sign; but it's also something you may want to familiarize yourself with in case problems occur... (Read More)
You promised to stay with your spouse through sickness, health, and student loan payments. But sometimes, it doesn't work out that way.
If you're considering getting a divorce, remember that everything in the marriage must be split, whether it's... (Read More)
Divorce can be painful, and never more so than when you're confronted with the loss of a partner over the holidays. Though it can be difficult, take a deep breath and use these tips to transition into the next stage of your life.
1. Spend time... (Read More)
While IRA’s appear similar on the surface, custodian requirements, taxation of allocations and withdrawals, non-deductible contributions, regular and ROTH IRA differences and contractual considerations for IRAs invested in annuities can result in... (Read More)
What does being a "successful" parent mean? The answer is different for everyone. But for parents who choose to get divorced, feelings of guilt and being overwhelmed can undermine any sense of success.
Take heart; studies show that when parents... (Read More)
In the midst of divorcing it can be difficult to remember what and how everything is being split up: the cars, the house, the rental properties. But there's one asset that many divorcing couples forget about until after it's too late: retirement... (Read More)
The months of March and September are known as "twin peaks" for a reason. No, it has nothing to do with mountains or the popular TV show. Rather, it's what researchers refer to as prime time for divorce season.
In a recent University of... (Read More)
Going through a divorce can painful, and many people are tempted to rush things and get them over with as soon as possible. But it's important to not rush or make mistakes during the process, as that could lead you to miss out on money both now and... (Read More)
Even when your circumstances are less-than-ideal, you don’t have to be miserable. If you’re going through a divorce, you know that it can be challenging and disheartening. However, there are ways to find happiness even during this time in your... (Read More)
It takes emotional and mental energy to go through a divorce, so it might require an extra dose of self discipline to create — and live by — a budget that will work for your reduced income.
Here are some tips on how to stay within your means... (Read More)