Are you teaching your children about money?

In our divorce practice we continue to see many clients who have little ‘money knowledge’. Our passion is to empower women and men by educating them about their financial situation so that they can make sound financial decisions with respect to their divorce. It seems that for many families, talking about money is still taboo!…


Can we really change the world?

Even though most of us may not be NDP supporters, I think we admired the passion, commitment and genuine care and concern that Jack Layton always displayed in everything that he hoped to accomplish. In Mr. Layton’s farewell letter, he closes with, “My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism…


What energy are you bringing into this space?

“Please take responsibility for the energy you bring into this space” – Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor Though admittedly, I didn’t watch the Oprah Winfrey show very often, I did tune in to the 25 year finale show on May 25th. Oprah has changed alot of lives and in more recent years her messages have always…


Calgary has a lot to offer to help you through your divorce

During the divorce process we can often feel like the loneliest person in the world. We look to family friends and colleagues but many of us neglect to remember how important professional support resources can be. At a time in our life when we should probably not be making any major decisions, divorce demands decision…


Separated but living together, an oxymoron?

Many couples on the journey of separation/divorce find themselves in the unenviable position of having to continue to live together because they cannot afford two separate residences.  You might be thinking that this sounds absurd but it is reality for many couples. In today’s depressed real estate market couples often find that they simply cannot…


Beware of your spouse’s debts

At a recent CDFA™ conference, I learned that until a legal separation agreement is actually signed, the debts and/or decisions of your spouse post-separation may significantly and adversely affect you financially and there may actually be nothing you can do, especially in a high conflict separation. If your spouse decides to file for bankruptcy (a…