A Women’s Guide to Money and Divorce How your finances are handled in a divorce may be the single biggest factor in your post-divorce quality of life and standard of living. It is crucial to compile a statement of net worth and ensure you are fully prepared for the division of marital property and […]
It is bonus and equity award season in the finance industry. Suppose your spouse is compensated with restricted stock units (RSUs), stock options and other forms of deferred compensation. In that case, it will play a crucial role in negotiating prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements or asset division in divorce. Lisa Zeiderman lent her knowledge on […]
Here are legal tips to protect yourself and your finances. KEY POINTS When in the midst of a divorce, there are ways to legally protect your finances from a spouse’s over-spending. Cancel joint accounts, consider a postnuptial agreement, and keep documentation of the spending patterns. Talk to a mental health professional and ask your spouse […]
Take a deep breath and take a look around. You are not alone. Here’s how to get started putting together a team to help get you through this. Divorce can be one of the most stressful times of your life. Some liken the process of going through a divorce to getting over the death of a […]
In a recent article by personal finance expert Stacy Francis in Kiplinger’s Magazine, I weigh in on what this means when divorce is on the table and both sides are considering who pays alimony
One of the first steps in getting a divorce is figuring out your assets and liabilities, with the goal of achieving an equitable division of property.
When Your Partner Has a Gambling Addiction How to help, and protect your and your family’s finances. March 23, 2021 Gambling addiction can destroy a family. The addict will consume any and all resources, from retirement to children’s 529 accounts. Protect yourself from the fallout by reviewing account statements and tax returns, and documenting the […]
While marital agreements are meant to enhance the marriage by providing certainty, clarity, and protection in the event of a dissolution of the marriage, these agreements can also function as an invaluable tool in protecting and dividing assets after death.
Stacy is joined by matrimonial attorneys and Certified Divorce Financial Analysts, Lisa Zeiderman and Faith Miller to share their personal stories from personal divorce to a profession in divorce. In this podcast you will gain insight on: • Postponing getting divorced until a maintenance alimony is not taxable to you (05:07) • Poor financial mistakes […]