2021 Annual Gala Gets Off to a Great Start

2021 Annual Gala Gets Off to a Great Start

by Savvy Ladies member Dawn Drzal The Kick-off Even before I stepped through the sliding glass doors of Lisa Zeiderman’s beautiful Westchester home onto her sunny deck, I could hear animated voices. A group of Savvy Ladies were clustered around the sparkling...

5 Tips for Surviving Grey Divorce in Retirement

By: Michelle Petrowski Buonincontri, CFP®, CDFA A late-life divorce can wreak havoc on even the most well-thought-out retirement plan. You were happy “once upon a time” and planned a future…. Now you’re 55 and getting a divorce.  Or...

DComply Vs. Venmo for Expense Sharing between Divorced Parents

By: Marco Munoz When we built DComply, we started with focus groups to ensure that we engineered a mobile app that solved a common and difficult problem for divorced co-parents. We overwhelmingly determined the issue was fact-based tracking and accounting of money and...

First steps on how to overcome divorce or separation

By: Valery Danko With the recent pandemic we have seen a tremendous increase in divorces worldwide. The pandemic just outlined issues that existed a long time before. Therefore, I felt an urge to share this message NOW to support you, because I have been through...

Debt and Divorce: How You Can Get a Fresh Start

By: Veronica BaxterYou have decided to divorce, but before you finalize the property settlement agreement, make sure you know your rights and responsibilities regarding your debt, your ex’s debt, and your joint debt. Don’t be left holding the...
Financial Planning & Divorce

Financial Planning & Divorce

By: Michelle Buonincontri, CFP®, CDFA I recently read an article that hit home for me as a single divorced Financial Planner and raises the question, “Why isn’t the divorce scenario tested when creating financial plans? “. The current landscape...
How to Protect Your Personal Finances in Divorce

How to Protect Your Personal Finances in Divorce

by Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA Divorces are very complicated and can take a huge emotional toll on you. The last thing you need is for your divorce to be a financial disaster, on top of that. One of the biggest questions divorcing couples have is “how are we...
Raiding Your 401(K) Can Be a Divorce Disaster

Raiding Your 401(K) Can Be a Divorce Disaster

By: Stacy Francis It’s more common than you might think: Tapping retirement accounts to make ends meet during divorce. And it’s also potentially much more costly than you realize. Many divorcing spouses find themselves strapped for money to pay for...