Dealing with your finances during and after a divorce can feel overwhelming, you are not alone! Negotiating a divorce settlement can take months, or even years. Getting to the end is often a cause for celebration and relief, and although it brings closure to one aspect of the process there are several things you will need to be aware of and execute once the settlement is reached.
Below is a great article by Jeff Landers, CDFA™. Jeff is the creator of the Think Financially, Not Emotionally®. His article: A Checklist to Help You Manage Post-Divorce Finances includes a checklist to help you manage your post-divorce finances. Jeff details several items in a checklist, but also makes sound suggestions on creating an action plan setting forth what steps you will need, and by when, to enact the settlement agreement.
Here is a link to his complete article in Forbes: A Checklist to Help You Manage Post-Divorce Finances