Woman calculating bills.

Financially Recovering After Divorce

The financial stress from a divorce ranks up there with the death of a loved one. A divorce didn’t happen overnight, so recovering from it financially won’t either. The first thing we should mention is to make sure you and your spouse divorce using the collaborative divorce process and a neutral financial mediator. The collaborative process brings financial privacy, amicable agreements and planning for the future once your divorce is finalized by utilizing a financial divorce specialist who can help both you and your spouse understand your financial landscape pre- and post-divorce. Here are a few tips a financial neutral […]

Read more
Person calculating finances with calculator

Tips for Maintaining Your Finances During Your Divorce

One thing is for sure, taking financial advice from your friends and family can be catastrophic to your financial landscape moving forward long after your divorce has been finalized. When you and your spouse choose to engage in the collaborative divorce process, financial professionals are ready to help understand your family’s financials privately, no matter how complex they are. When we meet with couples, our financial experts often like to share a few thoughts to help couples through the process. Here are a few: Don’t share your financial situation Decide early on what areas are non-negotiable – what can and […]

Read more
Man overlooking city and holding ball of debt.

How Is Debt Divided in a Divorce?

There are so many issues to decide on when you and your partner are filing for a divorce. It’s hard to know what to consider first. But there is help available when you choose the collaborative divorce process. The collaborative process helps couples to stay away from litigated court divorces. Not only does it save time and money, but it also holistically works with the entire family while working toward a peaceful resolution. Often when our team begins to work with divorcing clients, the couple will ask many different questions, but the one we get asked the most often is […]

Read more
Picture of Social Security Cards

What Happens to Your Social Security When You Divorce?

When you and your spouse have come to a point in your marriage where you feel it would be better for all if you pursue a divorce, it brings up so many emotions and questions, especially financial concerns. There are so many factors that need to be considered with the division of assets and debts. It can be overwhelming. But with the collaborative divorce process, couples have access to a neutral financial advisor. This financial advisor will help couples take an honest and unbiased look at their current and future financial landscape and guide them in drafting an amicable agreement. […]

Read more
Sign that says divorce, lawyers, custody, assets, split

What You Should Know About Splitting Assets During Divorce

When you find yourself starting down the path of divorce with your spouse, there are so many moving parts that you must factor in and understand how it changes the life you are used to. It comes as no surprise, your divorce will have long-reaching changes to your financial landscape that may last for many years. Collaborative divorce allows for a couple to divorce in a more peaceful, respectful manner by staying out of court. It also allows for a financial neutral to learn about all of the assets, debts, income and expenses and then give a clear forecast of […]

Read more