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 […]

Take the Right Steps to Satisfy the Tax Man

The Tax Man is neither attractive nor outgoing nor does he have a sense of humor, qualities we usually look for in a relationship mate. But, if you are looking for assertive, reliable and committed then surely the Tax Man will not disappoint. At such an overwhelming time in our life, we could certainly use […]

Is divorce reform really the way to go?

A recent Washington Times article quotes divorce-reform advocates as making the argument that they can be part of the solution to helping their government save money in these times of economic belt tightening. The article goes on to say that encouraging troubled couples to work things out could benefit the national bottom line. The author […]

Awesome!

Neil Pasricha writes in his #1 International best seller The Book of Awesome that “….tiny little moments make an awesome difference in many of our rushed, jam- packed lives”.  He goes on to write that “…with so much sad news and bad news pouring down upon us it’s fun to stop for a minute and […]

You can control the ‘what-ifs’ in divorce

Personal finance expert, Suzie Orman once wrote that “A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the “what-ifs of life”. This also holds true in divorce. There is a myth that having little control and being in a constant state of panic and fear is the way […]

Are you realizing during divorce that you know very little about the 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 got married, we each assumed the particular roles that helped our families run as smoothly as […]

Divorce during recession, a double-edged sword

Can you go through with the decision to divorce even during a recession? Is the distant memory of “for richer or poorer” ringing more true for you and your partner today? What effect will these poor economic times have on your decision? Should you decide with your “head” or your “heart”; it’s a double-edged sword. […]