Planning Your Financial Future After Divorce

Planning Your Financial Future After Divorce

The Certified Divorce Financial Advisor (CDFA) consultants traditionally work with people to plan their future

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A coParent’s House Matters Before Divorce

A coParent’s House Matters Before Divorce

With the exception of child custody issues, few decisions a court makes are as weighty

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Divorce and Money

Divorce and Money

Needless to say, divorce attorneys expect to be paid for all those court appearances as

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Protect Your Money in Divorce

Protect Your Money in Divorce

Shawn Leamon, MBA and CDFA discusses how to protect your money during your divorce and

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Getting Approval To Sell Your Home After Divorce

Getting Approval To Sell Your Home After Divorce

For a short sale to proceed, every selected stakeholder must approve it: all the mortgage

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Avoiding Surprises Before Selling Your Home

Avoiding Surprises Before Selling Your Home

Before making any long-range plans of selling a home, it’s important to find out whether

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Divorcing Homeowners – When There’s No Equity to Divide

Divorcing Homeowners – When There’s No Equity to Divide

Not long ago I received a call from a local attorney who was handling a

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Spousal Support: Is Alimony Tax Deductible?

Spousal Support: Is Alimony Tax Deductible?

Is alimony tax deductible? Yes. alimony, or spousal support, is taxable as income to the

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Division of Debt After Divorce

Division of Debt After Divorce

Division of debt can be even trickier than the property and assets. It’s not always

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Divorce and Division of Property

Divorce and Division of Property

Property division following divorce is typically decided just as much by the state as by

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Tips to Assess Your Financial Picture After Divorce

Tips to Assess Your Financial Picture After Divorce

The pressing decision you face regarding your house also presents a unique opportunity to assess

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Can You Change Spousal Support?

Can You Change Spousal Support?

Spousal support, also called alimony, are payments made from one spouse to another after divorce. Shawn

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Top 3 Tips to Avoid Divorce Money Mistakes

Top 3 Tips to Avoid Divorce Money Mistakes

Divorce is complicated — emotionally, legally and financially. Many of the decisions you make during

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Divorce & Finances – With the Kids in Mind

Divorce & Finances – With the Kids in Mind

If you have children, their welfare will naturally weigh heavily in your decision-making, as it

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Divorce – Taking Money from a Joint Account

Divorce – Taking Money from a Joint Account

The most difficult part of a divorce can be determining how you are going to

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Selling Property? Read This First

Selling Property? Read This First

If you’re selling your property as a result of divorce, you’re going to want to

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Can Divorce Settlements Be Modified?

Can Divorce Settlements Be Modified?

Divorce settlements can be modified, but it is a difficult process and only possible under

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What’s the House Worth?

What’s the House Worth?

With divorce, you may be wanting to sell your home and downsize. What is your house

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Divorcing Homeowners – Buying Out the Spouse

Divorcing Homeowners – Buying Out the Spouse

When going through a divorce and the discussion of the house is on the table,

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How Divorce Affects Your Kids’ Financial Aid

How Divorce Affects Your Kids’ Financial Aid

When you are going through a divorce, one of the biggest concerns is your kids’

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The Family Home – To Sell or Not?

The Family Home – To Sell or Not?

Should you sell your family home? The place where you and your partner invested your

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Post-Breakup: House Matters

Post-Breakup: House Matters

Considering selling your home post-breakup? Here are many things to consider. If you plan on

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When the Reality of Divorce Hits

When the Reality of Divorce Hits

There is a moment in the life of anyone getting a divorce when reality hits

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Creating a coParents’ Financial Plan

Creating a coParents’ Financial Plan

Educate yourself, coParents. If you are paying or receiving child support, inform yourself about what

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Intellectual Property and Your Divorce

Intellectual Property and Your Divorce

In this article, Shawn Leamon, MBA and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, explains the concept of

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The Buck Stops Here: Managing Finances

The Buck Stops Here: Managing Finances

Managing payments for decisions made jointly, following the agreements spelled out in your Order of

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How to Get Organized During Divorce

How to Get Organized During Divorce

In this post, Shawn Leamon, CDFA discusses what financial information you should be gathering when

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Does Divorce Change Your Credit Score?

Does Divorce Change Your Credit Score?

Shawn Leamon, MBA and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, discusses, “How Does Divorce Affect Your

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Tax Tips for Separating Parents

Tax Tips for Separating Parents

If you’re going through a divorce, taxes may be the last thing on your mind,

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What Happens to the Mortgage During Divorce?

What Happens to the Mortgage During Divorce?

Not sure what to do with your home now that you’re divorcing? Shawn Leamon answers

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