Archive for July, 2015

Divorce Team

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Friday, July 31, 2015

You’re going through a divorce. You may feel that you’re watching your life crumble, including your finances. It’s tempting to want to save money by doing it all yourself. Whether ending the marriage was your idea or not, it’s a time when you’ll be making big decisions that are different than any decisions you’ve ever […]

Money and dating

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

If you’re dating with the hope of being in a committed relationship, it’s a good idea to be aware of signals about how your companion handles financial matters. In a long term relationship, your individual finances will impact both of you, even if you keep your finances separate. In the early stages of dating, you’re […]

College Planning

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Thursday, July 9, 2015

Any long term financial goal deserves thought and planning. If you anticipate your children will continue their education beyond high school, there are many considerations for you and for your kids. You and your co-parent – whether you’re married or not – need to talk about what your expectations are. Do you intend to pay […]

A History Lesson

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Thursday, July 2, 2015

In any discipline – business, healthcare, cooking, and even personal finance – if we don’t learn from the mishaps in history, we are destined to repeat those errors. The financial industry has certainly been through its share of difficult situations in recent years. Here are some lessons that can be learned from those misfortunes. Trust, […]