In the News | Practical Advice for Avoiding a Costly, Bitter Split Over Finances

Written by Stephanie Stiefel & Reprinted With Permission from Barron's Financial and Investment News


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What Courts Consider When Awarding Spousal Support

Despite what most may believe, not everyone is entitled to spousal support after a divorce. While the factors vary state to state, and each state has its own set of guidelines for determining support, most jurisdictions similarly consider certain basic factors when awarding and determining the amount and frequency of support for a recently divorced couple.


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Managing Your Post-Divorce Finances

Written by Business Manager & Financial Coach, Carrie Hausner-Casden

A client of mine going through a divorce came to me for financial coaching and we determined she would receive enough alimony and child support to last her between eight to twelve years depending on how much she would curtail her current lifestyle.  Both of her parents are deceased, she received no inheritance, has no siblings, and she and her soon-to-be-ex have one 14-year-old son (which means my client will only receive child support for the next 4 years.)

We talked about her next chapter in life and what it would look...


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