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Wealth Management For Divorcees, Widows And Other Women
Wealth Management For Divorcees, Widows And Other Women

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On Tuesday, Donald J. Trump was elected to serve as President of the United States of America for the next four years. Based on things I’ve read and heard, along with conversations with some of you, the feelings about this election seem to fall in one of…

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It was my word against his, and neither of us was going to budge. I don’t have a short fuse, but I was already yelling and the expletives were about to fly. It all started when we tried a new dry cleaner. We’d had some minor issues with our current…

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A couple of weeks ago, Elizabeth, Gracie and I were out on Lake Sinclair in the boat. About two weeks earlier, Elizabeth and I made the heart-wrenching decision to put our sweet little Abby to sleep as she was having more bad days than good related to her…

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I was recently introduced to Amy Refeca, an estate planning and elder law attorney focused on serving women in Georgia and Florida. She owns Refeca Law, based in Alpharetta, GA. As you might imagine, given our mutual interest in serving women, Amy and I…

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No one gets married with the intention of getting divorced, but the unfortunate reality is that divorce happens, and it happens often. As a woman, it’s not enough to be emotionally prepared for a divorce, you need to be financially prepared as well.…

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As we barrel headlong into another Presidential election, politics are everywhere. In the news, on TV, on the internet, and don’t even get me started on all the “stuff” in my Facebook feed. Depending on your social circles, you may talk openly about your…

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I recently received the following email from a long-time client: “Can we set up a meeting time? I’d like to review plan options. My friend died suddenly a month ago….no warning. She was 57 and gone,  just like that. Shook me to the core. Looking at making…

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While it seems more likely these days that you’ll hear a term like “wrinkle free” or “wrinkle resistant” used to describe a piece of clothing or other fabric that is designed and treated in such a way as to resist wrinkles and hold its shape, this was…

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I was recently quoted in this Business Insider article about whether to take a salary cut to get stock options at a “hot” startup company. My comments in the article and on many financial planning and investing topics could more succinctly be described by…
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