Episode 20: Divorce & Your Finances
One of the most challenging and stressful events we can go through in life is the end of a marriage, yet there are financial practicalities that must be addressed.Kathy Longo, CFP®, CAP®, CDFA®
While most people don’t plan for divorce, it impacts roughly 50 percent of families. It changes nearly every aspect of our lives, and it is both mentally and emotionally draining. Very few things happen overnight in a divorce process, so you have time to truly consider your long-term decisions. However, these are the four practicalities you should address right away in order to organize your thoughts and your finances as you prepare to end your marriage and begin a new chapter in your life.
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About the Author
Kathy Longo brings over 25 years of expertise and experience to Flourish Wealth Management. Kathy is wholly dedicated to improving the life of each client and finds joy in making complex matters simple and easy to understand. She excels at asking the right questions, uncovering new possibilities and implementing the most advantageous strategies for success. Playing such a pivotal role in her clients’ lives remains an honor and a privilege. After earning a degree in Financial Planning and Counseling from Purdue University, she began her career at a small firm in Palatine, Illinois where she worked directly with clients while learning to build a viable, client-centric business. Over the years, she gained extensive knowledge and wisdom working as a wealth manager, financial planner, firm manager and business owner at notable, various sized companies in both Chicago and Minneapolis.