Money

You ALWAYS have a choice.

Reading Time: 4 minutes You ALWAYS have a choice   I listened to a caller to the Dave Ramsey show not long ago, and part of the woman’s financial trouble was the large mortgage payment and mortgage debt that she had, and her difficulty selling the house for what she owed. When Dave asked her why she bought that…

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Making Money

Reading Time: 2 minutes Making money before, during, and after your custody or legal battle is vital. You are almost certain to face financial challenges and issues. Don’t let this deter you in your fight for your child! This blog will provide some ideas on making money to help fund your fight.  Life sometimes, even without these issues, can…

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13 Reasons your Budget isn’t Working

Reading Time: 4 minutes 13 Reasons your Budget isn’t Working (aka excuses!) 1.) You aren’t doing one. In your head doesn’t count.  It has to be written down (pencil and paper, or a computer program or spreadsheet, or in a phone app like Every Dollar).  I’ve heard way too many people SAY they do a budget but are completely…

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How do I come up with money for attorney’s fees?

Reading Time: 6 minutes How do I come up with money for attorney’s fees? This is a little longer than my usual blog article, but it’s important.  So sit down and pay attention, please. No matter which side of a separation or divorce you are on, the financial strains can be intimidating.  You may have gone from a two…

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Should I give money to a friend or family member?

Reading Time: 4 minutes How to help without enabling bad behavior. We all know that one person.  It might be a family member….your broke brother-in-law, second cousin, or uncle.  Sometimes it’s even a close family member, like your grown son or daughter, a sibling, or your parents.  Or maybe it’s just a friend or neighbor. They keep asking you…

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Should I refinance my mortgage? How to decide.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Should I refinance my mortgage?  How to decide. Too many people make the decision about refinancing their mortgage without actually doing any calculations.  They just see a lower interest rate and assume that if it’s a certain amount lower than their current rate that it must be a good idea to refinance.  Plus there are…

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Two huge mistakes to avoid when it comes to debt and divorce

Reading Time: 3 minutes Divorce is hard.  No kidding, right?  It’s for sure one of the most stressful events anyone would ever have to go through.  And after all the papers are finally signed and you think the worst is behind you, that’s when the mistakes you made in the process come back to bite you.  I’ve seen it…

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5 Ways to save or make money

Reading Time: 3 minutes 5 Ways to save or make money It’s that time of the year again and you want to make sure that your child has food to eat, clothes to wear and a roof over their head. Maybe you have some money, but things are a little tight and you could use a little more? Below…

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Money and Attorney Fees

Reading Time: 4 minutes Money and Attorney Fees So you may or may not have been fortunate enough like I was and able to hire an attorney with money that you had out of pocket. But what happens if you don’t have any sitting around or saved up in your bank account? Well, That’s a good question and we’re…

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3 Must Have’s Regarding Money

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you have financial problems, what is it that you need the most? Think about it. I’ll wait. ……. ………. OK I bet I know your answer. MONEY, right? Nope, wrong.   Yeah, some more moolah may, or may not, HELP to fix your problems. But there are 3 things you need even more.  …

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