New York City’s First Divorce Expo: 3 Ways to “Start Over Smart”

Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 12:40 PM

posted by April Daniels Hussar on

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes ... well, sometimes the happy ending you had in mind doesn't quite work out.  But that doesn't mean there isn't life after divorce, or that it can't be a step to another, truly happy ending.

This weekend in New York,… Read More

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do – Especially with Annuities

Attorneys often split contracts  in divorce settlements, unaware  of the potentially costly impact

 By Darla Mercado
March 18, 2012 When a client came to his office bearing her new divorce decree, adviser Dale Russell became the bearer of bad news. During the divorce proceedings, the couple's lawyers decided that their chief financial asset, a $500,000 variable annuity inside one of their individual retirement… Read More

The Perfect Storm: Divorcing Baby Boomers

By FPA Member Lili A. Vasileff, CFP®, CDFA™

Published: January 27, 2012  As Baby Boomers approach the last hurdle before the magic retirement age of 65, it is becoming increasingly newsworthy that growing legions of older Americans are untying the marital knot. With this trend for “gray” divorces, there are several challenges: dividing one household into two; re-evaluating near term retirement… Read More

Divorce Retirement Financial Advisers Challenges When Couples Split

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Divorce Retirement: Financial Advisers Face Challenges When Couples Split Later


Divorce Retirement

Posted: 03/12/2012  1:11 pm

By Jessica Toonkel

NEW YORK, March 12 (Reuters) - As part of the  retirement planning process, financial advisers often help  married couples prepare for the eventuality of one dying before  the other.

What few people talk about is what happens if the couple … Read More

Divorce And Your Special Needs Child

By FPA Member Lili A. Vasileff, CFP®, CDFA™

Last Updated: December 5, 2011 There are few challenges more difficult than going through divorce and having a special needs child.  As a divorced, single parent of a beautiful special needs daughter, I can tell you that you realize immediately that the burden of future planning, well-being, and protection fall squarely on… Read More

Divorce Across Borders

Article written by Lili Vasileff for Financial Planning Association Given the mobility enjoyed by individuals today, divorce across borders is becoming increasingly prevalent. It is also one of the most complicated areas of family law. If you live or move overseas, the challenges you face are many and varied. If things get to the breaking point in your marriage,… Read More

Relocating With Children After Divorce

By FPA member Lili A. Vasileff, CFP®, CDFA™ Last Updated: September 5, 2011 In an increasingly mobile society, the idea of relocation after divorce has given rise to substantial case law and academic studies about the effects on children. Relocation may be a necessity or a fervent desire to take advantage of job opportunities, financial needs, or family support networks.  It… Read More

The House Decision in Divorce

To Stay or Not to Stay — That is the Question

By FPA Member Lili A. Vasileff, CFP®, CDFA™ Last Updated: August 1, 2011 The home is typically the largest marital asset. The decision to stay or not to stay in it is not just a financial one, but often a highly emotional one. You may have difficulty putting this decision into… Read More

Remarriage During Divorce & Estate Planning Complications

By FPA Member Lili A. Vasileff, CFP®, CDFA™

Last Updated: May 2, 2011 Looking beyond divorce is both hopeful and encouraging. Planning for a fresh start may include building and forging new family bonds with second marriages and blended families. Optimistically, one hopes that the children of the prior marriage are an integral and loving part of the new family… Read More

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