Category: Managing Money

Drowning In Your Marital Home

Posted by Delaine - July 10, 2011 - Managing Money, slideshow
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By Certified Credit Counsellor, Suzanne Cramer I recently had lunch with a friend who has filed for divorce and is struggling with what to do with their marital home. Their situation is like many today who are faced with selling the marital home after a divorce and for various reasons, market conditions, location, and lack of […]

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Fast or Slow: Consider All Options When It Comes to Divorce

Posted by Delaine - June 21, 2011 - Career & Money, Legal Matters, Managing Money
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By I Am Divorced Not Dead’s recommended Certified Credit Counsellor, Suzanne Cramer As I began the journey through my second divorce, I found myself older and wiser than the first time around. I did considerably more research, including knowing my options when it came to the proceedings. With our current economic conditions, everyone is looking to […]

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8 Ways to Save During the Transition After Divorce

Posted by Delaine - May 31, 2011 - Career & Money, Managing Money
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By I Am Divorced Not Dead’s recommended Certified Credit Counsellor, Suzanne Cramer. The economy has been on shaky ground for the past three years and re-entering the workforce following a divorce may prove to be more difficult now than ever before. Divorce is statistically one of the most trying life events both emotionally and financially. In […]

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The “Good Life”: What Does it Mean to You Since Divorcing?

Posted by Delaine - May 17, 2011 - Career & Money, Managing Money, On being alone, Strong Mind & Spirit, Wisdom Gained
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Anyone looking in on my life when I was married would have thought, ‘Man, now she‘s living the Good Life.”  Cause in addition to having three beautiful children, a lovely home and lots of ‘toys’, we appeared to have a lot of love and wealth; the quintessential family dream come true. When I chose to file for divorce, […]

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7 Smart Financial Moves to Make Before Asking for a Divorce

Posted by Delaine - May 12, 2011 - Career & Money, Managing Money
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Contributed by Certified Credit Counsellor Suzanne Cramer. Planning for your divorce is important. After spending years with someone else, parts of your life become entwined with your significant other– finances, belongings, and children, not to mention your self. That being said, when you know it’s time to part ways for whatever reason, you should begin planning […]

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The Other D-Word

Posted by Delaine - April 1, 2011 - Career & Money, Managing Money
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Debt. As you face the many challenges after a divorce you may be left with this four letter word. Many of us are panic stricken and think we have to file for bankruptcy to get out of it. Debt may have been the cause of your divorce, a catalyst, or just the result of the […]

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Divorce & Debt: 4 Tips to Avoid Being Saddled with your Ex’s Debt

Posted by Delaine - January 15, 2011 - Career & Money, Managing Money
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Submitted by Certified Credit Counsellor Suzanne Cramer. We all wish divorce was as painful as pulling off a Band-Aid, but the reality is that it takes a toll on you – it is both emotionally and financially draining. Whether you are planning on getting a divorce, are going through one right now, or are living […]

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Accepting: Mansions, Holiday Properties & New SUVs are for Un-Divorced Families

Posted by Delaine - July 5, 2009 - Career & Money, Managing Money, Phases/ Stages, Social Barriers & Change, Surviving, Wisdom Gained
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I’m on the other side of Canada as I write this, visiting all my ‘un-divorced’ siblings.  Right now I’m sitting in my older brother’s new house  – a house that is so big, I don’t think I’d know if a bomb went off in the left wing. The other day I visited my younger brother’s house.  And as I […]

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