Archive for September, 2014

Planning When You Didn’t Plan

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Monday, September 29, 2014

Retirement is a goal for just about everyone. Even if you love what you do so much that you never stop working, it’s good to have the financial ability to retire if you decide to. If you realize now that retirement is coming up, but your financial options fall short, there are some things you […]

Kids and Money After Divorce

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Most parents have the emotional intelligence to know that if they split up, a child shouldn’t be a weapon to hurt each other. The kids have no vote in the decision to change the family dynamic, but are impacted by it as much or more than the parents. So each parent should do everything possible […]

College as a Financial Decision

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Monday, September 15, 2014

Education makes life richer – financially, emotionally, and intellectually. But it’s not “one size fits all.” Pursuing education with a logical approach can make it more financially efficient and satisfying. Making good educational decisions ultimately saves money and may also be the best long term financial move. For instance, paying for an expensive education for […]

Post divorce financial changes

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Divorce is a traumatic experience. You go through extensive negotiations or to court and get a financial settlement that you believe will work. But sometimes things happen and don’t go according to plan. If you’re receiving money in the form of spousal maintenance – which is what Colorado calls alimony – or child support, the […]