Support Groups

I was looking for images to go with a series of posts on support groups, and I found this one from Bakersfield (California) Heart Hospital: I love this image because it captures what Your Post-Divorce Compass is all about – teamwork and process, and how the two can work for you to heal you and let you move…

Support Groups

I was looking for images to go with a series of posts on support groups, and I found this one from Bakersfield (California) Heart Hospital: I love this image because it captures what Your Post-Divorce Compass is all about – teamwork and process, and how the two can work for you to heal you and let you move…

Do You Have a Tax Accountant?

[Ed: Originally published on Facebook.] *GULP* Tomorrow is April 15 – tax day! Oh no! Are you prepared? A tax accountant is a great advisor to have on your team. Maybe your tax picture is pretty simple – you earn a regular salary, put a little in your 401(k), pay your bills, nothing exotic. But you…

Do You Have a Financial Planner?

[Ed: Originally published on Facebook.] The theme this week is “teamwork”. Who is on your team? If you’re following the “Your Post-Divorce Compass” process, on Day 23 you’ll start looking for a financial planner. Do you really need a financial planner? I mean, do you really need someone to tell you “put some money in savings…

Finding a Good Lawyer

[Ed: Originally published on Facebook.] Yesterday, I encouraged you to talk with a lawyer. But where do you find a good one? Thanks to the internet, finding a divorce lawyer near you is remarkably simple, and checking his qualifications is just as easy. Unfortunately, however, it’s almost TOO easy – a Google search in a moderately…

Who’s On Your Team?

[Ed: Originally published on Facebook.] Who’s on your team? If you or someone you know have been through a divorce, then hopefully at a minimum you’ve had a lawyer on your team. You may also have a CPA/accountant, a financial planner, a counselor, a professional organizer, an insurance agent. You may even be involved in a…