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Divorce in a Volatile Market

Divorce is stressful enough as it is. When the markets are volatile, it can really add fuel to an already combustible situation. Meeting with your financial expert or attorney during the divorce process and seeing the numbers on your estate spreadsheet change can be...

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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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Helping Children Cope with Divorce

This fall I will attend multiple Friday night football games where my daughter will dance on drill team.  She will look in the stands and see her father and mother beaming with pride for her.  She won’t see us sitting together, but she will see us getting along. We...

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17 Ways to Help Your Kids Get Through Divorce

Divorce is never easy for anyone. However, in a divorce with kids involved, matters become even more complicated. Kids often have a hard time understanding the separation, and may struggle with confusion, sadness, and even anger.  You and your ex-spouse can do plenty...

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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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Dividing the Marital Home in Divorce

Divorce has a way of making you feel as though everything you thought you knew about your life and your future is upside down. It is a surreal feeling.  To maintain some sense of normalcy, it is very common to want to stay in the primary home.  This I especially true...

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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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