Collaborative divorce started as a good idea; now, as more people learn about its benefits, it's becoming a movement. For previous blog articles I have authored, I’ve kept to a financial theme, giving advice geared toward people’s finances. Helping people protect their assets and take care of their money is a big part of why I’m a financial planner, but I wanted to take the opportunity here to think back to my introduction to collaborative divorce in Texas, and why I’ve since become a … [Read more...]
What About the Money?
In the process of divorce, the issue of money is not only important in the current situation, but can lend to opportunities to put yourself on a productive path subsequent to the process. How does a neutral financial professional (NFP) help in the Collaborative process? Let’s explore. First, the NFP works for the process, and not either party. Neither spouse is created equal, but they are treated equally. Most likely, there is inequality in the handling of the family finances, even in the … [Read more...]