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Divorce vs Legal Separation

If you think your marriage may be heading for divorce, is it worth considering a legal separation first? What is a legal separation, how is it different than a divorce, and is there any reason to involve the courts in your separation? A legal separation is an option worth considering for many couples, and it …

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Divorce

Eileen Stoner

A woman in a man’s world.  Imagine having the same conversation over and over again with men who “handle all the finances” for their wives?  Imagine that your coworkers are also mostly men? As I’ve guided clients towards their investment goals over the years, they frequently tell me “my wife is not interested in this …

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Leader Huddle

Type: Informal Discussion Forum Audio: Runtime: 00:29:04 Topics Covered: Local promotion, including DivorceCare, Meetup, Nextdoor, Facebook, posting flyers on real-world bulletin boards, and a bit of conversation about compliance for financial professionals. NOTE: Approximately 1 minute is missing from the start of this recording. As the recording begins, DivorceCare is being discussed.

Donna Cates

Years ago as I was marketing my CDFA® skills to family law attorneys, I started getting referrals from these attorneys but post-divorce. I discovered that many women were making poor choices regarding their settlement options and I thought I could have helped educate both them and their attorneys prior to signing agreements. In 2008, I …

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Dana Wilson

I’m a big believer in the premise that when something is needed the answer appears. In my life, I have had the joy of experiencing that “mystery” again and again. Divorce, I can say from my own personal experience, is like a club in which no one is glad they became a member.  I recently …

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Richard Coles

I’ve worked as a Certified Financial Planner for over 30 years in England and the US, helping my clients to achieve their hopes and dreams. During that time, I’ve seen how divorce can disrupt couples’ plans for their shared future and potentially dash hopes of financial security. Therefore, in 2009, I became a Certified Divorce …

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Scott Small

As a Second Saturday Leader, my mission is to help guide those down a path I’ve already traveled – with the goal of trading fear and anxiety with knowledge, education, and understanding. Millions have gone before us, and millions more will follow. I wish I knew then what I know now and providing this information …

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Julie Johnson

I have always had a penchant for finances, starting with money-handling positions in high school, college and a family business as well as numerous organizations I have belonged to…I have enjoyed “handling the finances” wherever there was a need.  I remember as a little girl being given the “junk” mail by my mother, and immediately …

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She Was Married Less Than a Year and Filed an Uncontested Divorce, So Why Did It Cost Her Over $17,000?

After what she describes as a “whirlwind romance” in a new article on Business Insider, Jorden Barcus married her love. She was 21, just out of college, and had almost nothing to her name other than student debt. Just eight months later, Jorden recognized that passion and romance don’t always make a strong foundation for …

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Michele Laws

I am a Second Saturday leader because I am passionate about educating people that are considering or going through a divorce  — I want them to feel empowered and secure about the divorce process. I have a daughter named Sophia. I enjoy spending time with my family as well as running, painting and new-found enjoyment, …

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Can I Get Social Security Benefits from My Ex-Spouse Even If It’s Not in My Divorce Decree?

QUESTION: I heard that I may be entitled to collect Social Security benefits when I retire based on my ex-husband’s earnings. But I looked at my divorce decree and it doesn’t say anything about it. Did I miss the boat? ANSWER: Here’s some good news about your divorce. If you were married to your ex-spouse …

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How to Choose a Divorce Mediator

Divorce mediation is almost always a smart move. It can save you a significant amount of money and time on your divorce in comparison with fighting through the court system. Perhaps even more importantly, divorce mediation allows you to take control and ownership of your divorce negotiation. Even though it may be difficult to spend …

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The Post-Divorce Update List

All Those Pesky Little Updates You Need to Make After Divorce, All in One Place Divorce can be gut-wrenching, heart-breaking, empowering… and full of paperwork. That’s right, separating your life from another person is hard on an emotional level and also just downright frustrating. There’s bank accounts to change, passwords to update, life insurance policies …

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Jennifer Yankowsky

I am a Second Saturday leader because I want to use my personal and professional experience with divorce to help others. The divorce process can be scary and overwhelming. I offer women a safe, encouraging place to educate themselves before entering into this major life event. My hobbies include Zumba, shuttling my 2 sons to …

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Building a Red-Cape Brigade

Laura Boedges, our great Second Saturday Leader in St. Louis, MO, shares how she built a very successful business using Second Saturday Divorce Workshops along with what she calls THE RED CAPE BRIGADE. (viewing time 37:41)

Program Links
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
Meetup

Laura is available for any follow-up questions you may have.

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