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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Taking the Long View

Yesterday was a big day for me. After two decades of carrying the burden, I finally paid off the last of my student loans. I have to say, I was a little disappointed in Discover’s response to the zero balance. I wasn’t expecting anything too major, maybe just some balloons dropping down from the ceiling,Continue reading “Taking the Long View”

Six Reasons You’re Not Seeing the Results You Expected

This sign welcomed me at the gym today:   Not seeing the results you expected? Visit the training desk to set up your personal training session now!   It prompted me to scan the mid-morning crowd with a curious eye, wondering how many of them were seeing the results in the gym that they anticipatedContinue reading “Six Reasons You’re Not Seeing the Results You Expected”

18 Steps to Financial Independence During and After Divorce

It is not uncommon for divorce to initiate a financial crisis. The process itself is expensive. There are real and often high costs associated with splitting a life and creating two households. Health expenses may increase along with your (and possibly your children’s) stress levels. And that’s all assuming that your ex didn’t play dirtyContinue reading “18 Steps to Financial Independence During and After Divorce”

Putting It All Behind Me

You know those times when you don’t realize you’re holding your breath until you finally get a deep lungful of air? Well, apparently I haven’t been breathing for the past 6 years. Or actually for the past 6 years and 5 days, to be exact. And I didn’t even realize it until today. Or moreContinue reading “Putting It All Behind Me”

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