Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Devilish Details

While this is certainly a “Jane Doe story,” I was actually hired as a neutral in this case. It’s one of these stories whose details will make your eyes glaze over. That’s exactly what it did to Jane’s attorney.

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Budgeting After A Divorce

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is a difficult process that can have an impact on finances. Post-divorce budgeting is something that many people struggle with, and it's not just about paying the bills. It has to do with how you view your new lifestyle and adopting a new mindset around making financial decisions.

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Women On The Rise

Women on the Rise

Conquering Unique Retirement Challenges . Financial success is a goal for many, but women face unique barriers that can make that goal more difficult to achieve.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Excelling Beyond Excel

Jane had been married for 15 years, when her husband, a successful professional, hit her out of the blue with divorce papers. As his practice had grown, he decided it was time to “upgrade” his wife.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Insider Advising

Jane is in her late fifties. She’s been a stay-at-home mom forever, with no marketable skills or recent education. Her son is in his late teens.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

The Double-Dipping Dumb-Dumb

Jane and her husband had been together for 20 years when the marriage fell apart. They had five children together, and he had two other children from a prior marriage.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Where did the $40k/month go?

At about 38 years old, Jane’s soon-to-be-ex was ten years older than she was. As a prestigious medical professional, he also earned a lot. So, during the course of their marriage, things simply “got paid.”

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Spot the Greedy Party

Greed can be corrupting. In this story, the greedy one wasn’t Jane. It wasn’t her former husband. It wasn’t her attorney. It was an insidious third party. Jane and her husband divorced after a 23-year marriage.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Flying Under the Radar

When we met Jane, she had already been divorced for several years. She became a tax client of ours. And we, unfortunately, were there when something hit Jane that had flown, stealthily, under her lawyer’s radar.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Climbing Out of the Hole (With Help)

There’s a side to our Jane Doe stories that you don’t see—and that’s a good thing. It amounts to “all of the financial challenges we help to take off of Jane’s plate... and thus yours.”

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