Great Divide: 6 Divorce Trends of Today (infographic)

“First comes love, then comes marriage, and then comes… divorce? Well, not always! In fact, much less than you may think. Since 1981 divorce rates have been decreasing, at about the same rate as marriage. In recent times, many couples are deciding to cohabitate and raise a family without being formally married. Perhaps, this is […]

Keep or Sell your Home during Divorce? 5 Questions to Ask

The decision to keep or sell the family home during divorce can become an emotional power struggle and an ongoing source of conflicts and negotiations between a husband, wife and their mediator or attorneys during the long path through divorce. Since divorce causes many disruptions to all the parts of a person’s life, it’s not […]

3 Smart Moves for Women who are Separating

If you are considering separating from your husband, you are probably overwhelmed with the emotional swings back and forth and wondering what will happen next. You may not even want a divorce and are trying hard to reconcile. During a time like this, you may not realize just how critical it is to take some steps […]

How to Save More Money During Divorce

  Are you or someone you know at the start of Separation or Divorce? The decisions that you make right now are critical when it comes to getting the outcome you deserve. If you are considering getting a divorce but not sure where to start, find out here why getting the guidance and support you […]

3 Reasons why Jewelry Ads are Upsetting during the Holidays

Are your favorite Christmas songs playing over and over in your head? Or are you hearing the catchy jingles from jewelry store ads instead? Each holiday season we start hearing and seeing the jewelry store ads sooner than before. The relentless barrage of jewelry store jingles saturates my mind with messages that play with my […]

How To Keep A Household Budget With A Single Income

Guest Blog by Carol Ferguson What gives me the right to teach you about household budgeting? I’ve been there and done that and as the saying goes: “I’ve got the T-shirt”. After 18 years of marriage, it was over. Why doesn’t matter. Whose fault it was doesn’t matter. That was part of my “moving on”. It […]

How to Get Help Starting Divorce

Has the thought of starting divorce shattered your confidence?  Are you feeling overwhelmed by the unknown?  How do you regain your confidence and develop the resilience that you need to move forward? The key thing to remember is not to go it alone. Divorce is an emotionally and physically draining process that can significantly alter […]

How Confidence Plus a Mentor Helps Women Succeed in Business

When it comes to the decision to venture out into the world of starting a business, women are less likely to take the leap into entrepreneurship than men.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, “male entrepreneurs in the United States outnumber their female counterparts 3.5 to 1.” What do some women have […]

Who Claims the Kids for Taxes?

Even with a  Divorce Decree and Parenting Plan in hand, who claims the kids for taxes can result in quite a bit of arguments between parents. The worst part is that you may not even find out you are in this situation if your ex filed first and you’re just now receiving notice from the […]

High Cost of Divorce

According to the Forbes Magazine article,  “To Have And to Hold On To,” “Estimates on the average cost of a divorce in the U.S. range from $15,000.00 to $30,000.00. Where does all that money go? The bulk of it, predictable goes to the lawyers. Matrimonial law is currently a staggering 28 billion a year industry. […]