Exposing Financial Secrets in Divorce Oct 07, 2023

I was thrilled to be a guest recently on the Real Money with Lisa Chastain podcast. Lisa's goal is to make money relatable to women, while helping them spend with confidence. We share a passion for helping women accomplish their financial goals.

In this episode, Exposing Financial Secrets in...

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What If My Husband Is Hiding Money? divorce Oct 03, 2023

If you think your husband is attempting to hide income or assets during your divorce proceeding, your first step should be to tell your divorce attorney. Your attorney should know how to handle situations such as this, and the sooner he or she can act, the more likely you are to see results.

You...

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Make a List of Your Accounts Sep 21, 2023

One of the really important things we do in the Divorce Money Guide is putting together a list of all of your accounts:

  • Bank – checking, savings, money market
  • Investment – brokerage account, mutual funds, IRA, 401(k), other retirement account
  • Credit Card – regular credit card,...
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Finding Hidden Income in Divorce Cases divorce Sep 20, 2023

Do you think your spouse may be attempting to hide income or assets in your divorce? One spouse commonly has control over the money in the marriage, either by virtue of being the major breadwinner, or by controlling spending, or both. The spouse in the lesser financial position should take...

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Navigating a Divorce from a Narcissist: 3 Key Tips for Empowerment divorce narcissism Sep 19, 2023

Divorcing a narcissist can be an emotionally and financially draining experience. I know because I've been there with many women. It's a journey filled with challenges, manipulation, and uncertainty.

But I want you to know that you can emerge from this difficult chapter in your life stronger and...

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My Divorce Story divorce Sep 13, 2023

Last week I was at a professional conference where I was promoting the Divorce Money Guide. Everyone at the conference was doing something related to personal finance, and I felt right at home.

One consistent question I got was: Did you create this product because of your own personal divorce...

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Finding Financial Infidelity financial infidelity Sep 05, 2023

Financial infidelity involves dishonest regarding the finances. One spouse may hide financial transactions or activities from the other, often leading to a loss of trust and communication in the relationship. It can take many forms, such as lying about spending habits, hiding debt, or having...

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Recovering Money Spent on an Affair Partner During a Divorce divorce Aug 28, 2023

Going through a divorce can be a difficult and emotional process, especially if infidelity was a factor in the breakdown of the marriage. In some cases, one spouse may have spent money on his or her affair partner, and the other spouse may want to recover that money as part of the divorce...

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The Person You Marry Isn't The One You Divorce celebrity divorce Aug 21, 2023

It's been said that "the person you marry is not the person you divorce." 

In a recent article from Essence, Always have Your Own": Kenya Duke Shares How Her High-Profile Divorce from Gary Owen Made Her a Better Businesswoman, Ms. Duke talks about how she imagined her divorce would...

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Save Money on Attorneys Fees in Your Divorce divorce Aug 07, 2023

Anyone who has had to retain an attorney for their divorce knows how expensive it can be. You can plan on putting down at least a $5,000 deposit and then continue paying as your divorce continues on.

Your attorney will most likely bill you by the hour, with fees ranging from $250 to $500 per...

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