Protecting Your Finances With a Prenup marriage Nov 20, 2023

If you're getting married, you've probably had people ask if you're getting a prenup, more formally known as a prenuptial agreement. Prenups used to be only for wealthy people, but now ordinary people are signing them, and I want to talk about why!

I've been a forensic accountant for more than 25...

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Military Wives and Divorce podcast Nov 16, 2023

Military wives have special considerations when it comes to divorce. There are military benefits that you may be entitled to (even if your spouse is the active service member), but you have to know about them to be able to ask for them.

There is lots to know about divorcing a military husband, so...

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Divorce Statistics That May Surprise You Nov 15, 2023

Around 700,000 divorces are filed every year in the United States. That's a lot of people divorcing, and it proves that you're not as alone as you may feel. It might even seem like a shocking number, but divorce rates have actually been declining over the last couple of decades.

Nonetheless, lots...

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Prepare For Your Divorce planning Nov 13, 2023

Preparing for a divorce is so important because it helps you get a better outcome and save money on attorneys' fees. Part of your preparation is understanding your finances as you're considering divorce or getting into the divorce process. You can't get the right settlement if you done know...

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Leaving Your Toxic Marriage podcast Nov 09, 2023

If you’re in a toxic marriage, you might be asking yourself if you should stay or if you should go. The decision to end a marriage is difficult. We made vows of “for better or worse,” but how much “worse” does it have to get before we decide that divorce is the best...

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Spend Money on Things That Bring You Joy Nov 08, 2023

No matter where you are in the divorce process you may find it is a difficult, expensive, and at times exhausting process. Everyone says you have to BUDGET and be careful with your money. Don’t spend on unnecessary things! Keep an eye on every penny! Don’t use that credit card unless...

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Becoming Financially Independent After Divorce podcast Nov 02, 2023

Financial issues during divorce are complicated and stressful. If you’re a “midlife” woman (which means you’re involved in what we call a “gray” divorce), the financial issues are likely to be even more difficult. On this week’s episode of the Find...

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Who Gets Stuck With the Credit Card Debt in Divorce? Nov 01, 2023

With Americans amassing over $1 trillion in credit card debt, you are not alone if you find yourself holding the proverbial bag during or at the end of your divorce.

You may be wondering who is liable for the debt, how that is decided, and what you can do to protect yourself and your financial...

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Ultimate List of Financial Documents Needed in Your Divorce Oct 30, 2023

One of the hardest parts of divorce is tackling your family's finances. The first place I tell my clients to start is by gathering documents. This task in and of itself can feel overwhelming. How do you even know what documents you need? There are all sorts of financial documents people talk...

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Hello, DIY Divorce! podcast Oct 26, 2023

Everyone knows that the divorce process is so expensive. Even when you try to find an “affordable” attorney and do a lot of the legwork yourself, it can still cost thousands of dollars. And if you’re “average,” it’s going to cost you $15k to $20k to get...

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