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  • Blog Post: 7 Things Divorce Has Taught me About Money

    Going through a divorce teaches you many life lessons. Following a divorce support blog helps. For instance I learned that, I am okay on my own, being me is more important then being something I am not, I don't need anyone to take care of me. Aside from the life lessons I've also learned some important...
  • Blog Post: Look at the Big Picture and be Thankful

    It can be difficult to be thankful when your world is turned upside down. For many of us this year has been a difficult one, myself included. I'm not looking for pity, but over the course of a year I have been through a divorce and the diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes for my son; and well the financial strife...
  • Blog Post: The “Sticking” Budget

    Every aspect of divorce is difficult no matter how you look at it, especially when it comes to your finances. Let's face the facts: You have gone from two incomes to one. You are no longer "splitting" expenses with someone. Your rates on insurance are likely to rise. And you probably got stuck with some...
  • Blog Post: Kids and Money – What Message Are You Sending?

    Over the summer I wrote a guest post for Post Divorce Chronicles entitled, Kids and Money – What Message Are You Sending? Here is a brief excerpt from the post: "As a single parent who has been through divorce I know first hand the guilt and challenges we face in the aftermath. Depending on your...
  • Blog Post: Are you still responsible? Debt after divorce

    You have a divorce agreement, it clearly states you are responsible for three of your joint credit card accounts and your ex is responsible for the other three, case closed, right? Unfortunately, this is not always the case despite your divorce agreement if the accounts are joint you are still on the...
  • Blog Post: Getting a Handle on Your Finances after Divorce

    As you start your new life as a single you want to have a clean slate, emotionally and financially. Hopefully your divorce settlement left you with enough funds and assets to establish a home for yourself and your children, if they are still living with you. Some of us may carry debt from the divorce...
  • Blog Post: The Other D-Word

    Debt. As you face the many challenges after a divorce you may be left with this four letter word. Many of us are panic stricken and think we have to file for bankruptcy to get out of it. Debt may have been the cause of your divorce, a catalyst, or just the result of the financial strain divorce places...
  • Blog Post: Should You Live With Your Ex?

    It was almost six years ago to the day that I asked my ex husband for a divorce. I think we both knew the time was coming, and I had done my homework, planning all the details of my departure. I had decided I couldn't afford to keep our marital home and knew he wouldn't want to. So I consulted a realtor...
  • Blog Post: 3 Financial Details You Don't Want to Miss

    As you prepare to meet with your attorney or sit down for the "talk" with your soon-to-be ex, you will need to have all your ducks in a row, figuratively speaking. As a married couple, you are sure to have assets, debt, and liabilities together; find out what they are. Ignoring them won't...
  • Blog Post: Finding a good divorce lawyer, your finances may thank you!

    As I begin the tedious process of filing for divorce, finding a good divorce lawyer ranks up there with the same importance as obtaining childcare or finding a good mechanic-- you don't want just anyone, you want someone you can trust! If you're like me, you rely on word of mouth and someone...
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