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D is for Don’t Let Your Divorce Negatively Define You

“You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.” ― Joseph Campbell Dealing with divorce is a harsh reality; after all no one gets married expecting divorce in their future, yet it happens to a large number of  married couples. Divorce happens to good people. It […]

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Financial Issues to Consider during Divorce

  “Financial Issues to Consider during Divorce Ann Zuraw, CFP®, CFA®, CDFA ™ Tuesday • October 8, 2013 5:30 – 7:00 pm  Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro • 628 Summit Ave. • Greensboro, NC •27405 (336) 275-6090                                 www.womenscentergso.org Registration Required   •     Childcare not provided

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P is For Prenuptial. Is it Good or Bad for Your Marriage?

A  Prenuptial Agreement seems so unromantic or maybe just plain wrong. It also brings about much controversy — I love you dear, but sign this agreement so everything is in order when we divorce. Some say starting a marriage this way destroys the mutual trust right from the beginning. Others argue that it will help […]

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O is for Options to Consider Before You File for Divorce.

  The decision to leave your marriage is very serious and can lead to many unforeseen consequences. So before you take this final step, please consider all of your Options. Try counseling, it may possibly help resolve differences in your present relationship. Throughout our lives, we all experience change in ourselves and our circumstance — […]

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M is for Medical Insurance after Divorce.

Your health is your most important asset! Taking the proper steps to insure that you are covered by medical insurance after your divorce will help protect you. If you were covered under your spouse’s employer, once the divorce is final you will need to obtain health insurance for yourself. It ismost important that there is […]

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E is for How Expensive Will Your Divorce Be?

Until you find yourself in the middle of a divorce, you can’t be fully aware of all the expenses involved. So before you take a major step towards divorce, let’s take a moment to consider what some of the financial implications are that you may encounter along the way. The amount of conflict while ending […]

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D is for: Is Divorce Good or Bad for the Children?

  Ultimately, the decision to divorce is up to the adults in the marriage. The question is though, will the divorce be Good or Bad for the children? The answer can depend on what is actually happening in the home before the divorce. Studies show that in homes where there is a lot of conflict […]

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C is for Divorce Can be Complicated.

      Going through a divorce can be messy and complicated—your life can be turned upside down.  Getting yourself organized during this time can help keep you less stressed and on track.      Keep a daily calendar – you will need to keep track of all meetings and deadlines. These are important;  if […]

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B is for Bankruptcy During a Divorce.

    Are you and your spouse heading towards divorce? Divorce can be one of life’s most stressful and emotional situations. If you combine this with filing for bankruptcy, you can find yourself in a very traumatic situation. According to an article in USA Today, “Nearly 90% of all families with children who filed for […]

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AZ Asks Sue Bean, CPA: About Taxation and Divorce

   Sue A. Bean is a CPA with more than 25 years of accounting experience and the president-elect of the Piedmont Chapter of the North Carolina Association of CPAs – to answer some common questions. She works with family law attorneys in analyzing financial information for divorce mediation and litigation. Her practice includes individual tax […]

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