Category Archives: Budgeting

November 11, 2015

Keeping More of Your Money in Your Family: 5 Quick Financial Tips

5 quick Divorce financial tips: These five are only a starting point. Plan your cash flow and spending carefully.  Do not over exaggerate.  You and your spouse only have so much income between the two of you.  Unless you can Continue reading…

November 10, 2015

Charities: What You Give vs. How Much You Give

Categories: BudgetingMoney and FinancesTaxes

The holiday season is when many people do a significant portion of their charitable giving for the year. Once you have decided which charitable organization to support and how much, you should also consider how to give that support. What Continue reading…

October 26, 2015

Twin Cities Fun on a Single Parent Budget

Looking for some Twin Cities fun on a budget? Going from a duel income to a single income is not only difficult, but can bring on many emotions, especially if it leaves you feeling inadequate with providing for your children. Continue reading…

September 21, 2015

The Collaborative “Team”: The Role of the Financial Neutral

1The Financial Neutral often plays an invaluable role for the divorcing couple. Usually a Certified Financial Planner, and often also someone with the additional certification of Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, the Financial Neutral also has training specifically in the collaborative Continue reading…

August 28, 2015

Getting Unmarried: 5 Tips for Managing the Cost Of Divorce

Your divorce, regardless of process will not be free. While a free divorce is impossible you can self manage many of the costs of your divorce. In my work as a financial neutral working with couples and individuals going through Continue reading…

August 12, 2015

5 Considerations for Divorce

Because divorce is generally considered to be the second most stressful life experience, only behind the death of someone close, it is important to find professionals you can trust to help you through difficult times. Here are five considerations to Continue reading…

August 4, 2015

The Affordable Divorce

The truly affordable divorce may be the stuff of legend but there are a few things you can do to keep your costs down. First and foremost is to be prepared and organized, having the information you need readily at Continue reading…

July 31, 2015

Charities: What You Give vs. How Much You Give

Categories: BudgetingMoney and FinancesTaxes

The holiday season is when many people do a significant portion of their charitable giving for the year. Once you have decided which charitable organization to support and how much, you should also consider how to give that support. What Continue reading…

May 8, 2015

Getting Unmarried and Taxes

Getting unmarried and taxes can become a consideration in terms of whether to have a divorce final by year-end or final after January 1. I have worked on a number of divorce cases where this very topic deserved a thorough Continue reading…

May 4, 2015

Divorce, College Funding and FAFSA

Parents with children who attend college get to take part in the annual ritual of filling out the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be nearly as difficult as Calculus 101, but unlike calculus this math, can Continue reading…