10 Financial “Must-Knows”  to Successfully Survive Your Divorce

10 Financial “Must-Knows” to Successfully Survive Your Divorce

10 Financial “Must-Knows”  to Successfully Survive Your Divorce 1. Money will almost always become an issue in divorce • Many people start out thinking and believing the promise that things will always be divided evenly and straightforward • Money is sometimes used as a bargaining tool to resolve other issues 2. Gather everything you can…


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!…


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…


Going through divorce and in the dark about family finances?

Are you realizing as you go through divorce that you know little about your family finances? As we at Alberta Divorce Finances are constantly preaching, education is POWER in divorce! We are meeting with more and more men and women who were uninvolved or who have little knowledge of their family financial situation. When we…