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Pre-Divorce

Why Anyone Getting Married Should Consider a Prenuptial Agreement

By Julia Rodgers, Esq.  Anyone who plans to get married should get a prenup! It is a common misconception that prenups are just for the wealthy. Instead, a prenup can benefit most couples, regardless of how much income they earn or assets they possess. If you have...

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Getting Ready

Divorce Glossary

Learn the definitions of Divorce Terms & Terminology and Get Savvy About Your Divorce Feeling overwhelmed by all the divorce terminology? Our legal and finance experts have got you covered from A to Z. And if you have further divorce-related financial questions,...

Get Divorce Savvy: Creating the Right Checklist

During the first panel of the Get Divorce series, guest panelists Julia Rodgers of HelloPrenup, author and divorced mom Dawn Drzal, and Davon Barrett, CFP® and CDFA® at Francis Financial, Inc., talked about some of the core financial aspects of divorce and marriage....

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 Americans are living...

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During Divorce

Top Financial Mistakes Made in Divorce for Women

05.20.2021 by Olivia Summerhill   Olivia Summerhill covers the most critical topics that will help you understand your best way to move forward, whether thinking about divorce or amid a divorce. Topics include: Financial myths pre, during, and after divorce. What...

How to build your divorce team- and how to use them correctly!

You shouldn't go through a divorce alone and that is why you need a team to help you along in your journey. But who do you need on your team and how do you use them? About Carolyn: Carolyn Walsh Parry, Esq., has been practicing law for over 25 years in New York City....

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...

The Psychology of Divorce

Learn about the traditional divorce approach vs. psychologically infused divorce alternative. Get info about mediation and negotiation.

The Benefits and Risks of Owning a Home

by Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA With all of the excitement in real estate lately, you might be wondering if you should take the plunge and buy a home. Homeownership has many advantages – both financial and personal. But there are many things to consider before you jump...

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Post-Divorce

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 maybe you’re 60 or even in your...

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...

Rebuilding Your Financial Future After Divorce

By: Michelle Buonincontri, CFP®, CDFA If you are like most, your divorce ends with debt, and the last thing we are thinking about is retirement. I know, I've been there; nothing kills a retirement plan like a divorce. There are no student loans or government bailouts...

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