Archive for May, 2015

Can I Afford to Get Divorced?

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Through years of consulting on financial issues in divorce, many people have asked if they can afford to get divorced. It’s a question loaded with elements beyond the dollars and cents involved. Most people don’t get married with the thought that they’re entering a financial partnership, but marriage has an element of that. Colorado is […]

Bargains?

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Sales and limited time offers can be very tempting. When the opportunity to get a once-in-a-lifetime deal or save 10%, 20%, or 50% comes along, sometimes adrenaline kicks in and our logical thinking goes out the window. And after the spending is over and the “No Returns” policy has hit, we often realize we didn’t […]

Financial Tips for Your Vacation

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Monday, May 11, 2015

Unless you’re doing a last minute trip, you’ve probably already booked flights and hotels for a summer vacation. But even if you’ve already paid that money, there are still some opportunities to save money on an upcoming trip. One is meal planning. If your household is like mine, even a very eventful vacation almost seems […]

Dad’s Financial Wisdom

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Monday, May 4, 2015

Many of us are a product of our upbringing. Even as a financial planner, some of the best common sense financial ideas I ever received were from my parents. My dad had some life experiences that impacted how he approached things and the way he lived demonstrated many ideas through example. Here are a few […]