Tag Archives: getting unmarried

March 26, 2015

What is the Difference Between Budgeting and Cash Flow?

I teach a cash flow planning course throughout the metro area. One of the ways I begin, is by asking everyone to tell me the first word that comes to mind when they hear the word budget? Often it is Continue reading…

February 26, 2015

Telling Your Family and Friends that You’re Getting a Divorce

Categories: DivorceFamily Law

Let’s face it, it’s not easy to announce your divorce, it may in fact be what you are dreading the most, but confiding in others will help you gain the support you need to pick up the pieces. There are Continue reading…

January 27, 2015

Becoming the Best Parent I Can Be

In a recent first meeting with new clients, I was obtaining family history to help ground me in both parents’ perspectives on issues related to their divorce. A comment by the dad struck a chord for me. He said, “I Continue reading…

October 15, 2014

Getting Unmarried: Taking the Stress Out of Financial Discussions

Getting married is about love. Well the tide turns when a couple decides to get unmarried or divorced. Divorce is then about money and kids and hopefully not in that order. Being prepared to have financial discussions with your spouse, Continue reading…

September 11, 2014

5 Tips To a Healthier Divorce

Getting unmarried is difficult and the entire process – from deciding to end your marriage through getting the final decree – is filled with difficult conversations and emotional choices. By moving through the process intentionally, thoughtfully and with a goal Continue reading…

July 15, 2014

Four Common Mistakes in Divorce

Every couple and every divorce is different. A divorce is often a complicated process involving emotional and financial elements. While there is no universal process for divorce, there are some common mistakes. Indeed, if a divorcing couple could avoid these Continue reading…

July 14, 2014

Collaborative Divorce: Is It Right For Me?

When people consider divorce, they typically think of two ways to reach a resolution – litigation or mediation.  While both have benefits, many couples find they would prefer a third option.  That’s where Collaborative Divorce can be the perfect fit. Continue reading…

July 10, 2014

Finding Love in Your Divorce

I recently attended a symposium about divorce entitled, “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” At first glance you might wonder whether we had anything to talk about. What do love and divorce have in common? Isn’t divorce the result Continue reading…

July 9, 2014

Getting Unmarried: Divorce, Money, Financial Neutrals

In my last post “Getting Unmarried: Gray Divorces”  I wrote about the increasing number of divorces for those over the age of fifty. Also of note was how Gray Divorces have many of the same foundational issues as any divorce Continue reading…

July 2, 2014

Parties or Parents? Language Matters!

In my role as neutral child specialist I often act as a translator.  I work to ensure that parents understand the words and ideas of their children about how family can work best for them moving forward. I help parents listen Continue reading…