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How to Set Your Financial Goals in 2018 While Getting a Divorce

| January 17, 2018

At Marriage Financial Solutions, our team of financial experts can help you develop short-term and long-term financial goals that will help you to calm the storm during your divorce proceedings.

Here are some tips that can help you get started developing a financial plan for 2018:

  • Consider what your financial landscape will look like after your divorce is finalized
    • Work backwards with this information and ask yourself these questions:
      • What can you cut out of your budget now?
      • What can you postpone buying now?
      • What post-divorce income and/or expenses need to be considered?
        • Spousal support
        • Home refinancing
        • Child support
      • How will the new tax reform bill change your financial picture after your divorce is finalized?
  • Hire a financial professional who is versed in developing a financial plan during and after divorce
  • Protect your credit score
    • Pay off debt
    • Refrain from financing anything new
  • Protect your investments
    • Find out how your divorce will change the value of your retirement, IRA’s, stocks, and other financial holdings

Developing your financial goals while you are in the middle of a dissolution or separation is a wise decision. At Marriage Financial Solutions, our CDFA advisors are ready to help you take financial ownership of your financial future!

Contact us today to see how we can help you have financial success in 2018 and work towards resolving your money problems during your divorce proceedings!

Note: This information is general in nature and should not be construed as legal/financial/tax advice. You should work with your attorney, financial, or tax professional to determine what will work best for your situation.