Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 28, 2016

The Puzzle in Divorce

Do you do jigsaw puzzles? They can be great exercise for your brain, but they do require patience. The image on the box looks great, and then there’s the daunting moment you must face after dumping the pieces out in Continue reading…

April 27, 2016

Invest in Yourself

Categories: investingMental Health

Is money a little tight and it seems you’ll never get ahead in life? Perhaps it’s time for you to invest in yourself. In fact, investing in yourself can be the most profitable investment that you can make.  Three possible Continue reading…

April 26, 2016

When In Doubt, Relax

Categories: Divorce

Just read a fascinating article by Jesse Singal titled, “The Bad Things That Happen When People Can’t Deal With Ambigous Situations”. For some time now I’ve been hearing that we humans are meaning making machines – driven by a compulsion Continue reading…

April 21, 2016

Tear Down the Walls

Categories: DivorceFamily Law

For anyone living or working in the east metro, especially Woodbury, the iconic State Farm Regional Office Building that once loomed over the Radio Drive and I94 corridor is now a pile of rubble.  It was a symbol of economic Continue reading…

April 19, 2016

The First Agreement: Words Matter

The Four Agreements is a best-selling book by Don Miguel Ruiz that articulates principles people can choose to follow to stay out of conflict with others.  These principles are extremely relevant and helpful for parents going through a divorce or Continue reading…

April 13, 2016

Getting Help Following Divorce, Part 2 – How to choose a Financial Planner

Determining who is best qualified to help you reach your financial goals, understanding what they can do for you, and getting clarity on how they get paid for their services may be a challenge if this is all new to Continue reading…

April 12, 2016

Spring Cleaning

Categories: Family Law

New life is signaled by the coming of spring. Everything in spring, from the tiny buds on the trees to the bunnies in the garden, is related to new beginnings. Spring is also the season when many people get the Continue reading…

April 6, 2016

The Challenge of Thinking on Our Feet

An article I came across spoke of an eighteenth century French philosopher and writer, Dennis Diderot, who was engaged in a debate at a dinner party over a topic he knew well. When challenged on some point he found himself Continue reading…

April 5, 2016

Logistics After a Divorce Ends

When a couple divorces, the final decree or order from a Court typically dictates how property shall be divided, how the children shall be parented, and what support will be paid moving forward.  The decree will give you the dates Continue reading…

April 4, 2016

Making Cash Flow, Flow Positively

One of the challenges of divorce is separating income that used to be joint income, along with separating into two households versus one. This is a recipe for cash flow drain for most couples.  All of the sudden the same Continue reading…