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National Get Over It Day on March 9th

March 9th is National Get Over It Day. The impetus behind National Get Over It Day is fairly self-explanatory. If there has been something bothering you, you are to use the day to overcome the issue. National Get Over It [...Read More]

Student Loans & College Financial Aid Planning For Parents

The purpose of this blog is to discuss the options for parents seeking financial aid for their students.   FAFSA stands for the Free Federal Student Aid Forms.  Every parent seeking financial aid for their college student is required to fill [...Read More]

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

During the month of February, we celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day (February 6).  Having been a high school and college athlete, recognizing women in sports, both as players and coaches is something I value. Recently, I decided [...Read More]

Too Cold to Go Outside? Use the Cold to Your Advantage!

During the dreary winter months when you are not interested in going outside because it is freezing cold, sleeting and snowing, make use of the time to review your personal financial matters. Every winter is a great time to review [...Read More]

Free Seminar: Paying for College – A Parent’s Guide

Paying for College – A Parent’s Guide FAFSA – What you should know before you file it. Resource for paying for college – Are Parent Plus loans a good idea? Who is responsible for payment? College Students – Financially dependent [...Read More]

Mediation – an Inside Look

What is mediation? Mediation is a voluntary, alternative dispute resolution process in which a neutral third party is appointed to assist the parties in reaching a mutually agreeable settlement.  Mediation can be used in the following family law cases: divorce, [...Read More]

Those Hangover Blues

Yes, I caught your attention, but I wasn’t talking about hangovers related to holiday partying.  Rather, I am talking about hangovers caused by holiday overspending. This is a good time of year to assess your financial situation.  Do you have [...Read More]

Dividing Marital Assets – Do I Need A Financial Advisor?

When dividing assets as part of a divorce, it is important to remember that even though financial accounts may appear to be fairly equal in dollar value, the nature of the investments may be very different and the financial consequences [...Read More]

How to Ease the Holiday Stress

Holidays can be a difficult and stressful time when they have to be shared between two households, but they don’t have to be.  There are many things a divorced or separated parent can do to ease the stress of the [...Read More]

Do You See What I See?

Have you looked at your family members with open eyes to see what has changed in the past year?  Holidays are a great opportunity to evaluate aging family members.  Often we don’t get to see our parents, grandparents, aunts, and [...Read More]