Provide for your own financial needs


Life’s Financial Journeys

Heading Off to College
Getting Out on Your Own
Blending Two Lives
Having a Child
Emptying the Nest
Entering Retirement
Divorce
Death of a Life Partner
Military Life


Both parents need to meet the financial needs of their children. However neither parent should sacrifice their own financial security to satisfy the wants of the children. Your kids will benefit from learning the difference between needs and wants.

The following resources may assist you in providing for your own financial needs:

Managing Your Finances After Divorce

Divorce Need Not Break Your Finances


Divorce Tasks

1. Dividing assets and debts
2. Revising your spending plan
3. Managing your health care plan
4. Managing continuing financial arrangements with an ex-spouse
5. Protecting your loved ones financially if you were to die

Managing continuing financial arrangements with an ex-spouse Subtasks

1. Be informed about your obligations and rights regarding your ex-spouse
2. Be informed about your obligations and rights regarding your children
3. Obtain amounts owed if they are not being received
4. Provide for your own financial needs

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