Brad Segall, host of 98.1 WOGL’s Philadelphia Agenda, recently spoke with Paul Murray, President of PTM Wealth Management and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and Mindey Elgart, attorney mediator with New Hope Divorce Mediation talking about the mediation process in divorce and the importance of getting your financial house in order before going through a divorce.
Unless you are a multimillionaire with unlimited resources, you will feel the financial effects of dividing your funds and assets after divorce. Whether you are a one or two income family, you are no longer sharing expenses. You must now each support your own individual household. Times can be tough these days and some couples… [Read More]
Last week the New York Times published an article on the effects of education and divorce on income and upward mobility. It isn’t shocking to learn that a two income family will fare better than a single parent who isn’t receiving child support. The article went on to say, however, that education plays a… [Read More]
Facebook posts and text messages are a significant and growing trend as evidence in litigated divorce cases. Litigants no longer have to convince the judge that their soon-to-be-ex-spouse was committing evil deeds. Divorcing parties are more often divulging their inappropriate behavior to the judge themselves. Imagine a custody battle and during which concerned and dedicated… [Read More]
An individual is entitled to collect Social Security benefits based on his or her own earnings history, or 50% of the spouse or former spouse’s benefit, if it is greater than the individual’s, or 100% if the spouse is deceased. In the event that the individual is divorced, it must have been a marriage of… [Read More]