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Are you thinking about divorce? If you are, you’re probably thinking about it all wrong. The Good Divorce Show™ is here to debunk the myths about divorce, give you guidance on how to navigate it without conflict and debt, and equip you to not just get divorced but to also be divorced, happily ever after. Join host and divorce coach Karen McNenny as she shares her wealth of knowledge, gets advice from other relationship experts, and profiles couples who learned how to have a Good Divorce, so you can too!

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Are you thinking about divorce? If you are, you’re probably thinking about it all wrong. The Good Divorce Show™ is here to debunk the myths about divorce, give you guidance on how to navigate it without conflict and debt, and equip you to not just get divorced but to also be divorced, happily ever after. Join host and divorce coach Karen McNenny as she shares her wealth of knowledge, gets advice from other relationship experts, and profiles couples who learned how to have a Good Divorce, so you can too!

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Untying the Financial Knot: Assets, Taxes, and Retirement Accounts ft. Mercedes Barker

7/22/2024
In this conversation, Karen McNenny interviews Mercedes Barker, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, about the financial aspects of divorce. Mercedes shares her expertise as an investment advisor and discusses various types of accounts and their tax implications. She explains the importance of categorizing assets as after-tax or pre-tax and how this affects the division of assets in a divorce settlement. Mercedes also emphasizes the need for careful financial planning after divorce, taking into consideration factors such as age, risk tolerance, and long-term goals. About Mercedes Barker Mercedes is the primary Certified Divorce Financial Analyst at Your Divorce Financial Analyst. A CDFA® specializes in the financial issues surrounding divorce. She uses her knowledge of tax law, asset distribution, short and long-term financial planning to help couples achieve the divorce settlement they’re seeking. Her role includes acting as an advisor to one party, an advisor to one party’s divorce lawyer, or as a Mediator for both parties. “Your Divorce™ was founded on the premise that there’s a better way than the traditional approach to divorce and it stems from my own personal experiences.” – Mercedes Barker, CEO Facebook: .Yd Your Divorce LinkedIn: Mercedes Barker Websites: YourDivorceFinancialAnalyst.comequilibriawm.comGabriannaRealty.comGabriannaMortgage.com

Duration:00:39:07

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Your Ex-Spouse is NOT Your Enemy ft. The exEXPERTS

7/15/2024
Good Divorce Coach™ Karen McNenny interviews Jessica and T.H., the founders of exEXPERTS and hosts of the Divorce Etc... podcast. Jessica and T.H. discuss their own experiences with divorce, provide valuable insights and resources for navigating the process, emphasize the importance of creating a parenting plan that suits your family's unique needs, and share the significance of maintaining open communication with your co-parent. Highlights: "Do no more harm as you move forward...Your goal is to become indifferent towards each other." Connect with the exEXPERTS fb.com/exEXPERTS⁠@exEXPERTSlinkedin.com/in/exEXPERTStiktok.com/@exexpertsexexperts.com/youtube.com/channel/UCZhug0U2OaOzQvgjiU4n8Vg

Duration:00:53:16

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Customize Your Divorce & Know What YOU Want ft. Elizabeth A. Douglas, Esq.

7/8/2024
Elizabeth Douglas, founder of the Douglas Family Law Group, discusses the importance of a customized approach to divorce and finding the right legal partner. She emphasizes the need for clients to know their goals and objectives and to communicate them to their attorney. Elizabeth Douglas also highlights the importance of giving oneself grace during divorce and envisioning a positive future. She addresses the biases and challenges faced by same-sex couples in the legal system and emphasizes the importance of advocating for both parents in custody cases. About Elizabeth A. Douglas, Esq. Elizabeth A. Douglas, Esq. is an award-winning divorce and family law attorney who is taking the legal world by storm with her innovative and educational approach to challenging and high-profile divorce, family law, surrogacy and fertility cases. She has been a featured expert on divorce on CNBC and in Forbes. With a passion for human connection and experience, Elizabeth has boldly taken on arduous cases that lead to impressive and impactful results for her clients. She is highly driven and consistently pushes to be the best at anything she sets out to accomplish. “My clients’ satisfaction comes first. Ensuring they receive the best outcome possible is the most important part of the work I do.” facebook.com/DouglasFamilyLawGroup⁠@douglasfamilylawgroup⁠linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-a-douglas-esqtwitter.com/EADLawOfficesdouglaslaw.comyoutube.com/channel/UC_A2mSLuHRtM5-tegpck2AQ

Duration:00:42:50

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Navigating the Complexities of Real Estate in Divorce ft. Mercedes Barker

7/1/2024
In this conversation, Karen McNenny and Mercedes Barker discuss the complexities of real estate in divorce. Mercedes, a certified divorce financial analyst and real estate broker, highlights the importance of considering all aspects of property division, including emotional attachments and hidden assets. They also discuss the challenges of dividing the family home, the impact of interest rates on refinancing, and the potential use of reverse mortgages. The conversation emphasizes the need for couples to work together and seek professional guidance to make informed decisions about their real estate assets. About Mercedes Barker Mercedes is the primary Certified Divorce Financial Analyst at Your Divorce Financial Analyst. A CDFA® specializes in the financial issues surrounding divorce. She uses her knowledge of tax law, asset distribution, short and long-term financial planning to help couples achieve the divorce settlement they’re seeking. Her role includes acting as an advisor to one party, an advisor to one party’s divorce lawyer, or as a Mediator for both parties. “Your Divorce™ was founded on the premise that there’s a better way than the traditional approach to divorce and it stems from my own personal experiences.” – Mercedes Barker, CEO Facebook: .Yd Your Divorce LinkedIn: Mercedes Barker Websites: YourDivorceFinancialAnalyst.comequilibriawm.comGabriannaRealty.comGabriannaMortgage.com

Duration:00:45:01

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Key Elements of a Good Divorce ft. Karen McMahon

6/24/2024
Karen McMahon, a high conflict divorce strategist and certified divorce coach, shares her personal journey through a high conflict divorce and how it led her to help others navigate their own divorces. She emphasizes the importance of self-compassion, reclaiming your mental space, and focusing on personal growth during the divorce process. McMahon also discusses the key elements of a good divorce, including prioritizing the well-being of children, effective communication, and healing and moving forward without bitterness. She offers advice on choosing the right attorney and shares a success story of a client who was able to avoid litigation through effective communication and understanding. - - - Karen McMahon is a High Conflict Divorce Strategist, Certified Divorce Coach, and Founder of Journey Beyond Divorce. She began divorce coaching in 2010 after recognizing that the pain of her divorce led her on a transformational journey into a powerful and unexpected new life. Karen leads a national team of divorce coaches in supporting men and women around the world to become calm, clear and confident as they navigate divorce. Karen is the host of the acclaimed Journey Beyond Divorce Podcast, and co-author of ‘Stepping out of Chaos: Turning Pain to Possibility”. - - - Connect with Karen McMahon: https://www.facebook.com/journeybeyonddivorce/https://www.instagram.com/journey_beyond_divorce/Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/journey-beyond-divorce-podcast/id1261400624https://www.jbddivorcesupport.com/

Duration:00:39:43

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Do We Have to Go to Court? ft. Charles D. Jamieson

6/17/2024
In this conversation, Charles Jamieson, a Certified Marital and Family Law Attorney, shares valuable insights and advice for individuals going through a divorce. He emphasizes that most divorce cases settle outside of court and encourages clients to prioritize their goals and be realistic about their expectations. He also discusses the importance of transparency with your attorney, creating a divorce mission statement, and considering a controlled separation as an alternative to divorce. Additionally, he provides guidance for same-sex couples and the unique legal considerations they may face. . . . Charles D. Jamieson, Board Certified in Marital and Family Law A highly principled legal professional driven by a passion for his work, Mr. Jamieson has practiced law for more than 40 years. He began his family law practice in Maine, assertively representing clients in divorce cases. As lead attorney and/or legal consultant to individuals with divorce issues in more than 20 states, Mr. Jamieson has developed a wealth of experience regarding family rights and has been invited to share his knowledge and insight at seminars throughout the United States. Mr. Jamieson is respected among child support lawyers, domestic violence attorneys, and divorce attorneys in West Palm Beach. While Mr. Jamieson’s practice is based in West Palm Beach, Florida, he is committed to proactive, assertive representation for each of his clients, regardless of their geographic location. . . . Connect: https://cjamiesonlaw.com/https://www.facebook.com/DivorceWPB/https://www.instagram.com/charlesjamiesonlaw/https://www.linkedin.com/in/cjamiesonlaw/

Duration:00:45:50

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Tips for Managing Finances Post-Divorce ft. Olivia Summerhill

6/10/2024
Olivia Summerhill, a niche specialist in high net-worth divorces, shares her personal experience of growing up in a wealthy family and witnessing her parents' destructive divorce. She emphasizes the importance of handling finances and emotions correctly during divorce to protect children and achieve financial independence. Olivia discusses the unique challenges faced by high-net-worth individuals in divorce, including the fear of financial insecurity and the need for financial literacy. She advises women to understand their financial situation, work with professionals who align with their values, and normalize conversations about money and divorce. Olivia also provides practical tips for managing finances post-divorce, such as tracking expenses, seeking the help of a certified financial planner, and checking credit scores. --- Olivia Summerhill passionately supports affluent women through divorce, providing guidance to clients, financial professionals, mediators, divorce attorneys, private banks, and family offices to navigate financial challenges. Featured in Forbes, US News, MSN, and Yahoo, her podcast 'Divorce for Wealthy Women' and upcoming book 'Penthouse Divorce' offer essential insights. As a Certified Financial Planner, Psychology of Financial Planning Specialist, and Divorce Financial Analyst, Olivia illuminates the path to financial independence for affluent women. - - - More About Olivia Summerhill: Certified Divorce Financial Analyst CDFA®, Certified Divorce Specialist, Certified Money Coach, Certified Financial Planner CFP®, Mediator, Psychology of Financial Planning Specialist, Behavioral Financial Advisor https://www.summerhillfirm.com/https://www.linkedin.com/in/oliviasummerhill/https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-myth-of-the-silver-spoon-and-divorce/id1546130936?i=1000635480607

Duration:00:34:22

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Season 2 Intro: A Good Divorce is Possible

6/3/2024
Welcome to SEASON TWO of the Good Divorce Show™! Your Good Divorce Coach™, Karen McNenny, is focused on providing support and guidance for individuals going through divorce or struggling with their former spouse. The podcast aims to promote a less destructive and more balanced approach to divorce, ensuring the well-being of both parents and children. This season's topics include real estate, finances, co-parenting, healthy communication, and so much more! Just as with Season One, Season Two will feature interviews with professionals in the world of good divorce along with stories from individuals who have successfully navigated divorce. We want you to be whole on the other side of your divorce. Learn how you can have your own Good Divorce by tuning in each week with Coach Karen.

Duration:00:11:43

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Co-Parenting Expert Christina McGhee

11/6/2023
This week Karen is joined by co-parenting expert and pioneer in the Good Divorce Movement, Christina McGhee.

Duration:01:00:00

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Coffee Talk - Listener Questions

10/30/2023
Have you ever felt Divorce Envy? How about the post-divorce honeymoon period Karen refers to as Divorgasmic? Do your young adult children know what life looks like for them when they come home from college? What should you do with your wedding ring? Is there an expectation or obligation that you will send your former spouse a birthday card? How long should you wait before you start dating again? Karen will be answering these questions and more from listeners just like you. Tune in to gather valuable insights on how to move forward and reinvent yourself post-divorce.

Duration:01:00:00

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Encore "The Road to Splitsville" w/ Dr. Ronald Raymond, Jeffrey Stephens

10/23/2023
Divorce is an unfortunate reality for a staggering number of people every year. Here with common sense suggestions are attorney Jeffrey Stephens and psychologist Dr. Ronald Raymond.

Duration:01:00:00

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My Teen Daughter's Divorce Experience

10/16/2023
What does a Good Divorce look like from a child's perspective? Karen gets the straight answers from her own daughter, 18-year-old Sophia, who reflects on 12 years of living across two homes, on watching her parents move on, and on how her experience shaped her ideas about family, relationships, and love.

Duration:01:00:00

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Encore: How To Have a Kid-Centered Divorce

10/9/2023
It's unavoidably hard on kids when their parents split. But divorce doesn't have to be a source of trauma.

Duration:01:00:00

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Encore: What is the Good Divorce Experience?

10/2/2023
In this episode I am going to break down what a Divorce Coach can do for you. In particular, the Good Divorce Journey I lead couples through is unique in the divorce community.

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Encore Coffee Talk: How Divorce Coaching Works (& What to Expect!)

9/25/2023
In this episode I am going to break down what a Divorce Coach can do for you. In particular, the Good Divorce Journey I lead couples through is unique in the divorce community.

Duration:00:53:50

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Coffee Talk: 6 Tips For Sharing 1 Family Across 2 Homes

9/18/2023
Your marriage is complete. Now it's time to figure out how to distribute your kids' lives across two homes.

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It Doesn't Have to Be a Battle

9/11/2023
You wouldn't remodel your home without having any say in it.

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Don't Make These Money Mistakes!

8/28/2023
If you're thinking about or getting divorced, you need to learn how to keep your net worth from getting net worse! Join Karen as she talks with Stacy Francis, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, about the most common money mistakes people make when ending their marriage. In this episode you'll learn: What CFDAs do that other financial experts don't What to look for when seeking a divorce financial analyst What happens if your ex (or you!) tries to hide assets, and how to find out if they are The 4 things to think about when divvying up an asset with your ex What happens if you own a business together (and what counts as a business) Resources: Unveiling the Unspoken Truth - http://francisfinancial.com/ | Savvy Ladies - https://www.savvyladies.org/

Duration:01:00:00

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It's Time to Have "The Money Talk"

8/21/2023
What's harder to talk about than divorce? How about ...

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Cover Your Assets!

8/14/2023
Some of the most important financial decisions you ever make are often made when you're most vulnerable, like in the process of divorce.

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