I’m getting part of the Retirement Account: What should I do?

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This was the desperate cry of two of my closest friends over the last 3 months. One a teacher and the other a doctor, both women who as part of their divorce settlements, had portions of their ex-spouses retirement plans …

50 ways to leave your marriage? NOPE Only 2…

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When thinking about financial goals “pre-marriage” many couples know that there is a 100% risk of dying at some point, so they often will focus their planning efforts on this piece and have discussion around what they would do financially …

Fair & Equitable…. IS IT REALLY?

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My heart bleeds every time I get a call and meet with another woman POST-DIVORCE who felt that what she agreed to was one thing and she now sits down to see that what she ended up with was something …

Life & Disability Insurance

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Most divorce agreements have stipulations in them with regards to Life Insurance on both spouses naming each other on life insurance policies as beneficiaries until the children reach age 18. This ‘add-in’ is designed to protect the parties if one …

Health Benefits For Me?

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But boy do I wish I had! Just 2 short months after my divorce, I finally had the time to get to the chiropractor. I had been walking around for months with lower back pain but literally had no time …