A Women’s Guide to Money and Divorce
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 […]
Bonus and Equity Award Season is Upon Us
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 […]
Manic Spending Causes Anxiety, Particularly During Divorce
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 […]
Overwhelmed By the Divorce Process? Create Your Own Divorce Advisory Board.
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 […]
Are you a female primary breadwinner? Read this:
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
Which assets are considered marital property in a divorce?
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.
‘Gray Divorce’ Rates Are Exploding
New York divorce attorney and Certified Divorce Financial AnalystLisa Zeidermanwas included in this recent Kiplinger article by Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA®, CES™ about the increasing rates of “gray divorce.” Divorce rates among those 50 years and older are booming. Lisa discusses the importance of signing a postnuptial agreement before sacrificing your earning power. “It is […]
Surprise Holiday Bills?
There are a few things you can do to legally protect yourself and your finances when married or proceeding through a divorce with a spouse who suffers from bipolar disorder or another mania-related disorder.