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Can You Make It On Your Own?

  By Denise French, MAFF, CRPC, CDFA, IAR August 8, 2018 This question stops so many people in their tracks. You know your marriage is no longer working. You want to provide positive and healthy examples for your kids of how to live a good life and get along with your...

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ROTH IRA and Divorce

The ROTH IRA is possibly one of the best tools ever created for Americans.  We love the ROTH IRA.  We love it for a variety of reasons.  It is a great way to save funds today and not worry about taxation in the future.  We also love the ROTH IRA for divorce litigants...

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Five Tips for Divorce

      I spent several hours last month with a client who is in the midst of divorce who reminded me of myself when I was going through my own divorce.  If you are reading this, odds are you are in the middle of this unpleasant event in your life.  Rest assured, it...

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Tax time uncovers hidden assets

Tax time uncovers hidden assets

By Denise French, CRPC, CDFA Many of our clients feel like their spouse may be hiding assets.   There are several ways to find hidden assets.  One of the best ways is to review the W2 which is mailed no later than January 31 by employers. We have listed...

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Options for the Divorce Process

Options for the Divorce Process

Everyone knows that divorce has the potential to be very ugly. However, it does not have to be that way!!  There are ways to split amicably – even if you don’t agree on the details.  Texans value the amicable dispute of civil resolutions so much that The Alternative...

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Resources for your Divorce

Resources for your Divorce

The emotions of divorce are vast and wide – but not unique.  Nearly everyone who has ever asked for or been asked for a divorce feels similar feelings.   Lost. Scared. Lonely. Shaken. Sad. Angry. Bitter. Relieved. Hopeful. Excited. Angry. In shock.   These are just...

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How to Tell Your Spouse you are Leaving

How to Tell Your Spouse you are Leaving

I was on the receiving end of this message in my divorce, so I can certainly share what NOT to do! My ex-husband, I believe, was nervous about telling me so instead, he informed me he was thinking of leaving me and then waivered back and forth for over a week.  He...

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February is Divorce Month!

February is Divorce Month!

February is known as "Divorce Month" and kicks off what is known as "Divorce Season". The holidays are over; the decorations are down and now it's back to reality. Unfortunately, the reality is you and your spouse face another difficult, unhappy Valentine's Day which...

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