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New Beginnings

Many people view the New Year, January 1st,  as an opportunity to begin anew. Resolutions are made. Promises are given. Good intentions are plentiful. For many of us, and for years for myself, early September presented the same promise and the same opportunities. School vacation was over; a new semester was beginning—a chance for those […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Move on after Divorce

The New Year is a time to start fresh, with a clean slate and with a list of goals to accomplish in the upcoming months. Adding divorce into the works creates a whole new set of issues.  Dealing with holidays now that you are restructuring your family identity may require you to re-assess some of […]

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4 Tips For Gifting on a Divorce Budget

Whether you are in the process of getting divorced or if you are already divorced, it is very likely that your holiday gift budget is much different than it was when your family was fully intact. Here are some tips to survive gift-giving this holiday season. 1. Plan ahead Gift-giving holidays do not usually take […]

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4 Tips For Chanukah With Divorced Parents

As you may know, Chanukah begins early this year, on Sunday, December 2nd.  Normal tensions that exist within a divorced family can be greatly exacerbated during the holidays when things such as parents unable to handle emotional toll, the change the divorce takes on the children, who the children will spend the holiday with, gift […]

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5 Tips on How to Survive Thanksgiving After Divorce

Thanksgiving is a huge holiday in America. Typically, when you think of Thanksgiving, you imagine a beautifully decorated table with delicious food and all of your family gathered around.  After a divorce, that image may no longer be your reality. Here are some tips on how to survive the Thanksgiving holiday post-divorce. 1. Make new […]

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3 Financial Tips for Newlyweds

Before tying the knot, many couples tend to overlook the practical aspects of marriage, particularly finances. Indeed, arguing about finances is a top predictor of divorce. Here are some effective tips for newlyweds to help avoid common financial mistakes that could lead to the demise of a marriage: 1. Know your spouse’s financial mindset For […]

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