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EP 0186: Can Do-It-Yourself (Pro-Se) Divorce Work?

9/12/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. In this episode, I want to discuss do it yourself divorce and specifically whether or not it can work. Do it yourself divorce, just to make sure we're all on the same page, means not having an attorney represent you or your spouse during the divorce process. Basically, the two of you...

Duration:00:19:49

0185: Signs You Have a Good Divorce Attorney

8/29/2018
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One of Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. The most important decisions you can make, during the divorce process is, choosing a good attorney, and having a good attorney work for you and on behalf of you. One of the main questions I get with a lot of people is, is my attorney doing a good job? I have the fortune of...

Duration:00:22:35

0184: The Major Tax Change to Alimony Coming in December (Everyone Needs to Hear This!)

8/7/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. In this episode, we're talking about a major tax change to alimony coming in December. And I wanna go through what's happening, what you need to know, and how you need to plan for it. And why this could apply to your divorce if you are thinking about getting divorced this year. So at...

Duration:00:22:14

0183: What happens after signing a divorce settlement? (Part 2)

7/31/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. In this episode, we're trying to answer the question, what happens after you sign a divorce settlement, because the conception is that the divorce is over, but that's not true. There's still, unfortunately, a lot of work that needs to be done even after you have signed the divorce...

Duration:00:21:49

0182: What happens after signing a divorce settlement? (Part 1)

7/17/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. In this episode, I want to discuss what happens after you sign a divorce settlement. The past month has been one of the busiest I've had in a while and the end of the year is looking to continue down that path. You know, as I've mentioned on a previous episode, the tax laws...

Duration:00:17:16

0181: The Most Important Financial Document - The Balance Sheet, Part 2

6/27/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. In the previous episode I gave you a high level overview of a balance sheet and if you haven't listened to that episode, be sure to go back and hear it because the balance sheet is one of the most important documents that exists in divorce, so I want to make sure that you get it and...

Duration:00:19:07

EP 180: The Most Important Financial Document - The Balance Sheet, Part 1

6/13/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the United States and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. We're almost 200 episodes into the Divorce and Your Money show. There's a lot that I've covered, but there's still a handful of topics that I haven't gotten a lot of depth on. Sometimes you might notice that there's a little bit of a gap between recordings, and that's...

Duration:00:16:25

0179: How to Build Your Credit in Divorce

5/17/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the United States and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. Depending upon your situation, you may be in a position where you don't have much credit. And what is credit? Credit is, at least in this country, it's a concept that ... it determines whether or not, or how trustworthy you are in terms of receiving a loan, and a loan...

Duration:00:20:13

0178: High-Paying Post-Divorce Jobs that Require Little or No Experience

5/2/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. In this episode I'm going to discuss an important topic that I don't hear discussed very often. We're covering what jobs can you get when you have limited experience in the workforce. The reason I bring this topic up is because I have had a lot of discussion about this subject on...

Duration:00:23:02

0177: Downsides of Mediation in Divorce

4/25/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the United States and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. In this episode, I'd like to discuss mediation. It's something like 95% of divorces, roughly, depending upon the statistic that you read, are settled out of court. Mediation is one of several ways you can settle divorce out of court. Now, you can do what's called a...

Duration:00:18:17

0176: What Do You Want From Your Divorce? If You Don't Know, it Could Hurt You.

4/18/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. I'm going to start off this episode with quote from Yogi Berra, or at least it's attributed to Yogi Berra, and he said, "You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there." The reason I read that quote is because one of the first...

Duration:00:17:37

0175: Understanding Expenses: Why Your Monthly "Nut" is Key to Post-Divorce Planning - Part 2

3/27/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. In the previous episode, we were setting a stage for understanding your fixed monthly expenses. If you didn't hear the previous episode, go back and listen to that one first before you continue on with this one. What we were discussing is you need to know your fixed monthly expenses...

Duration:00:19:24

0174: Understanding Expenses: Why Your Monthly "Nut" is Key to Post-Divorce Planning - Part 1

3/20/2018
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Visit us at divorceandyourmoney.com for the #1 divorce resources in the USA and get personalized help. Learn about coaching services here. Thank you for listening! Find a transcript of this episode below. I was meeting with a client in person recently and we had a long discussion about whether or not they should keep the house or sell it as part of the divorce process. One of the things that, although in theory they could afford the house and keep it for a few years as the kids grow...

Duration:00:16:36

0173: 4 Things You Should NOT Do During the Divorce Process

2/20/2018
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This episode contains some lessons that many people learn as they go through a divorce. Here are four things to avoid as you go through the divorce process: Some people try to get away with suspicious activity when going through a divorce. One of the most common examples is moving sums of money around or trying to hide assets. They may try to adjust their income in an effort to pay less support later. Avoid doing these things. It will probably come back to haunt you. If you have...

Duration:00:20:21

0172: Matt Sweetwood, Author of NEW book "Leader of the Pack"

2/15/2018
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Today we bring back guest Matt Sweetwood, to announce the release of his new book: Leader of the Pack: How a single dad of five led his kids, his business and himself from disaster to success. "I was unprepared, overwhelmed, broke, and often depressed and I was sure I would not live through the experience. With five kids under eight years old to care for, a large business to run, a court system bent on bankrupting me, all I saw was a 20-year jail term ahead of me, ending with me...

Duration:00:28:13

0171: Bitcoin, Digitial and Virtual Assets in Divorce

2/6/2018
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What happens if you are going through a divorce and have digital assets? Digital assets can come in many forms. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are popular topics in the news lately, but there are other forms of digital assets like your music library, ebooks, rewards points, or even a website you own. When it comes to digital assets, state laws have not yet caught up. Many of these assets are relatively new, and the laws cannot always address all the complexities of splitting them. In...

Duration:00:19:04

EP 170: Why You Should Divorce In 2018 - and Don't Delay until 2019

1/16/2018
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This episode will explain why most of you will want to finalize your divorce in 2018, if possible. After 2018, divorce will be even more complicated than it already is. You probably already want an efficient divorce process, but the recent changes to tax law will provide some additional incentive to move things along. The change in tax law primarily concerns spousal support. Taxes are not a fun topic, but they are critically important to understand so you can make the best decisions for...

Duration:00:19:45

0169: How to Deal with Divorce in 2018 (and an update on the BIG CHANGE to Alimony)

1/3/2018
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With the start of 2018, there is a lot you should be doing to prepare for divorce. This is a great introductory episode for you to listen to! Learn more about all of the great Divorce and Your Money resources at divorceandyourmoney.com.

Duration:00:15:03

0168: Post-Divorce Checklist, Part 2

12/21/2017
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In the previous episode, we discussed the initial things you should do when you get your divorce settlement. You will need to study your settlement in-depth and create a calendar of all the dates and deadlines that will be coming. It will be important to stay on top of everything, even as your divorce is wrapping up, because there are a lot of small things to handle. It’s not quite time to rest yet. Listen to the previous episode for more details. This episode will be about setting up...

Duration:00:13:35

0167: Post-Divorce Checklist, Part 1

12/13/2017
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Right now, a lot of divorce cases are rushing to a close. Most people want to finalize their divorce before December 31. The year that you are officially divorced is the first year you file taxes on your own. However, just because your divorce is wrapping up, it does not mean that the process is over. In this episode and the next, we will cover what to do after your divorce is over. Your post-divorce tasks fall into two categories. You need to ensure you receive everything you agreed to...

Duration:00:13:52