201210.15
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In Divorce which “half” you get makes all the difference

The financial ramifications of divorce can be devastating! But, with proper planning and expert help from professionals specializing in financially equitable divorce settlements, you can increase your chances of arriving at a settlement that fully addresses your long-term financial needs. What’s missing in most divorce processes is financial expertise! You must understand that a 50/50…

201210.15
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Divorce as retirement approaches: The most difficult challenge?

The journey of separation and divorce is not easy at any age. Divorce is difficult and overwhelming at any stage but separation and divorce can definitely present obstacles that are more devastating to couples who are approaching retirement. We seem to be seeing more and more clients who are proceeding down this path as their…

201202.02
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Do people really have Divorce Parties?

In recent years celebrities like Heather Mills have brought ‘Divorce Parties’ to the forefront. There are books on how to throw one and planners dedicated to helping you host one. ‘Are you kidding me?’ were the first words out of my mouth when I’d heard that an acquaintance of mine was hosting a party when…

201008.10
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What is your money personality?

Most of us have heard that money is often the catalyst to a couple’s separation and divorce. Many of us have a difficult time keeping our relationships even keel when it comes to money. In one of my newsletter, reference was made to a quiz on money personalities. The author’s point was that we often…

201005.01
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Helping divorcing couples keep their money from the tax man

Well, we at Alberta Divorce Finances have survived another tax season (as most of you know we also spend 2 months of the year preparing over 200 tax returns). It was extremely busy this year but as always, very rewarding. It gives us great pleasure to keep money in our clients’ pockets (legally of course)…

201004.15
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Spring

Thank goodness it seems like spring has actually arrived. With spring’s arrival it always seems as if there is a renewed sense of hope and optimism. Spring also seems to bring with it a sense of urgency to get things done. For men and women going through divorce this sometimes translates into rushing through divorce…