Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 26, 2016

Finances & Divorce: 9 Questions to Prepare

Categories: Divorce

When you first consider divorce, there are often many financial questions and concerns.  A complete resolution will answer many of these questions, but it is important to have a complete understanding of the financial situation before coming up with resolutions.  Continue reading…

May 25, 2016

Retirement Accounts & Divorce: 5 Things to Know

Categories: Divorce

In divorce, there are many things to consider with retirement accounts.  Here are 5 important facts/questions to keep in mind when dealing with such accounts during a divorce. Tax Free Division. In Minnesota, retirement accounts that were created during the Continue reading…

May 16, 2016

Single Parents Often Walk a Financial Tightrope

Being a single parent demands so much of a person’s time and energy that taking care of longer-term financial concerns often take a back seat. So many single parents face financial restrictions that make it seem they are constantly on Continue reading…

May 5, 2016

Designing Divorces

Categories: Collaborative LawDivorce

“Mom, why won’t this piece fit here like it should?” My son is trying to build a Lego kit, and has made a mistake in the previous steps while trying to follow the directions. He keeps fitting the pieces together, Continue reading…

May 3, 2016

Investing in yourself can be the most profitable investment that you can make.

While we financial advisors need to know a lot about numbers, we often use some shortcut “rules-of-thumb” to make quick estimates.  Two of those rules-of-thumb are the Rule of 72 and the Rule of 115. The rule of 72 is Continue reading…