Monthly Archives: February 2013

Your Wish is Their Command: Advanced Healthcare Directives

Sandy Balick of www.consensuspointmediation.com continues his discussion on post-divorce priorities, this time focusing on Advanced Healthcare Directives.I’m continuing my series on important things to look into after your personal D (as in Divorce) Day. Whether you are carried along by a sense of liberation or just a strong desire to finally get on with things, you should make the most of the opportunity to address personal finances (as in getting same in shape) and other important things. This entry falls in the “other important things” department.

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Mind the Fine Print, Mine the Savings!

Sandy Balick of www.consensuspointmediation.com discusses how you can avoid the “leakage of precious funds” by being mindful of the fine print and taking time to ask questions.“Modern finance profits from complexity, because befuddled customers are more profitable ones,” observed Princeton economist and news commentator Alan Blinder in his article, “Financial Collapse: A 10 Step Recovery Plan,” which appeared in the New York Times OpEd section on Sunday, January 20, 2013.

I’m not here to flog a multi-step recovery plan, but people who have just celebrated their personal D (as in divorce) Day are frequently in need of recovering from the trauma and exhaustion of the divorce process itself and getting the new financial house in order is frequently a priority.

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