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Tax Reform Law Punishes Divorcing Couples

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem | Jul 5 2018

ALIMONY BULLETIN: OUT WITH THE OLD TAX TREATMENT & IN WITH THE NEW

How to Save Real Money in a Divorce

By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Esq. | Jun 13 2018

Attorneys and smart parties are now using professional neutrals (also called coaches) to resolve non-law issues.

Social Security Claiming Strategies for Divorced Retirees

By Abe Ringer, CFP®, CDFA® | May 15 2018

The rules concerning Social Security claiming strategies are abundantly complex, especially if you're divorced. However, it's important to do your own research before you file for benefits.

Protecting Your Assets During Divorce

By Robin S. Fleischer, Esq. | Apr 30 2018

The economy, the stock market, and divorce are three circumstances that affect your financial stability.

Getting a Mortgage Post-Divorce

By Renee W. Senes, CDFA, Senes and Chwalek Financial Advisors | Mar 15 2018

Many of our clients find themselves needing to obtain a mortgage either to refinance their existing home or to purchase a new home. Hopefully this is something you have considered in the division of your assets and already planned for.

College Financial Aid, the FAFSA and Divorce

By Diane C Pappas, CDFA™ | Mar 1 2018

It's the new year...time to fill out the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

What's Important About Money to You?

By Renee W. Senes, CDFA | Jan 25 2018

Understanding what money means to you can actually help you set financial goals that are realistic and comfortable for you.

By Reprinted with permission from Allstate Insurance | Jan 8 2018

Insurance is among the financial considerations you'll likely need to make during a divorce

Killing Alimony

By Chris Chen, CFP, CDFA | Nov 16 2017

Eliminating the deductibility of alimony payments from taxable income is one of the features of the Republican House Tax Reform bill. It is very significant to both payors and recipients of alimony.

Supreme Judicial Court Says Wife Does Not Get More Alimony Just Because Husband's Income Goes Up

By Anthony C. Adamopoulos, Esq. | Oct 26 2017

In a September 25th decision, the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) affirmed an often misunderstood legal tenet i.e., just because the alimony paying ex-spouse starts making more money, the receiving ex-spouse does not automatically get an increase in alimony.