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Divorce and Finances

Divorce Mediation Gives You More Control over Your Financial and Support Decisions

Mar 22, 2019

Dealing with finances during separation and divorce is a two-step process. The first is to divide the marital assets and debts. The second is to determine what future financial payments are due from one person to the other. Dividing Assets … Read More

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Snap! Make My Divorce Appear!

Mar 01, 2019

When faced with the reality of divorce, many people just want to get it over with. And there are many offers that claim this can be done. Read divorce offers carefully Some family law firms offer flat fee to get … Read More

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Tis the Season for Financial Reason

Jan 07, 2019

January is usually a bit of a letdown. Holidays are over, winter is in charge, and it hardly seems possible another year has passed. Unfortunately, January can come with a nasty surprise— the credit card bill or the credit hangover. … Read More

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Health Insurance After Divorce

Apr 13, 2018

Consider Your Options Sooner Rather than Later Heath coverage after divorce is critical. And in the case of many women it becomes an affordability issue. Women are less likely than men to be insured through their own job (35% vs. … Read More

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Breaking Up the Mortgage after the Marriage Breaks Up

Nov 27, 2017

Divorces are tough. They are tough emotionally. They are tough legally. They are tough financially. One of the many issues to face is what to do with your real estate. The marital home is probably one of your largest assets. … Read More

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You are the CEO of your life! Take Charge!

Sep 21, 2017

You are in the Financial Driver’s Seat After a divorce, many people experience a substantial change in living style. Let’s face it, where there were two incomes, now there is one.  Where the cost of living was split between two, now … Read More

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Being Tax Savvy During Divorce Can Lead to a Better Financial Future

Jul 18, 2017

The saying goes that the only things certain in life are death and taxes. But when couples divorce, tax ramifications that can be a financial “kiss of death” if ignored. A key part of Alpha’s divorce mediation program is to … Read More

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Double Trouble: Tips for Handling Divorce and College Expenses

May 10, 2017

The familiar saying, “When it rains, it pours” applies to many of the clients in our Alpha Divorce Divorce Mediation Program. Just as they are stretching their dollars to operate two individual households, the first college tuition bill arrives. We … Read More

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Mediation for Divorce: A Sensible Alternative to Litigation

Oct 27, 2016

Written for the monthly newsletter for the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, Debbie Schneider’s article examines divorce mediation as a rational, reasonable approach that offers significant benefits over traditional litigation. Debbie Schneider, is an attorney-mediator for Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation … Read More

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Making Sound Financial Decisions Post-Divorce

Aug 18, 2016

What are my total portfolio costs?” Why you need to ask these questions and understand the answers to make sound financial decisions post-divorce. Divorce is a very stressful and emotional life event. Many people feel as though they are walking … Read More

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