These are the episodes that help you understand what you need to know when it comes to your finances and divorce. Face it, it can be hard to make ends meet in one household. How do you make the same amount work when there are now two? What about Estate Planning? What about Shared Kid's Expenses?
Questions like can I afford to keep the house? What are some big financial mistakes made in divorce and what do you need to know to prepare for the process?
These are all tackled by Susan and her amazing experts including Heather Locus, Shawn Leamon, Christina Lynn, Lili Vasileff, Karen Chellew and Catherine Shanahan of My Divorce Solution, Storey Jones of dtour.life and SO MANY MORE.
Heather L. Locus, CPA, CFP®, CDFA® leads the National Divorce Practice Group at BDF Private Wealth Management. Heather helps divorcing women and men find the right fit attorney and gives clarity and confidence to end your case at the appropriate time with the BDF SettleSmartSM analysis. Heather and her team can implement your Marital Settlement Agreements and manage your investments to provide the cash flow and growth you need.
Heather has been named a Best-In-State Wealth Advisors by Forbes, a Five Star Wealth Manager according to Chicago Magazine, and a Top 200 Wealth Advisor Mom by Working Mother and has contributed to various publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, Crain’s Chicago Business, ISBA Family Law Newsletter, Family Lawyer Magazine, and Divorce Magazine.
Heather shares her insights and top tips for you to be aware of as you negotiate your divorce settlement including alimony, property division, retirement assets, taxes, health insurance and more.
Financial Issues in Divorce: A Client Handbook is a guide for men and women who are just beginning or in the middle stages of the divorce process. It’s a roadmap for organizing the entire divorce journey from start to finish, from hiring their professional team through guidelines for the settlement and negotiation process. One of the advantages of this book over other divorce handbooks is that it combines the legal and financial point of view into an easy-to-read resource. It’s down to earth, realistic, and practical.
In this episode, Heather shares her insights into the best ways to save money in your divorce which cover topics such as avoiding common mistakes as well as setting out affirmative steps you can take to keep your hard-earned dollars in your pocket and not the attorney's coffers!
There are very few topics in divorce that raise more fear than MONEY. The minute divorce looms on the horizon, people start to worry about who will get what, who will have to pay what and how they will be able to live financially once the divorce happens.
Shawn Leamon is the expert who can help you start to fight the fear and he does it by educating you on what you can do to protect your finances in divorce. Shawn hosts the #1 divorce finance podcast, Divorce and Your Money, and he works with clients around the world to help them face their fear by educating them on the financial issues they face and helping them to make solid decisions for their future and that of their family. Divorce is scary but having the right financial adviser can make all the difference so listen to this episode to get Shawn's top tips now!
Tackling the Top 5 Financial Roadblocks of Divorce (Part One & Part Two)
Not More 'Til Death Do Us Part: Estate Planning Issues During and After Divorce
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