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Get the right half

The “right half” in a divorce settlement is the part that helps you meet your long term financial goals. Depending on your personal situation, the “right half” could be full ownership of the house, or being bought out from the house. It may mean taking all the cash in the bank, or giving the retirement account to your spouse. Because every divorce and every situation is different, you need to know your financial strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. There are 4 factors to look at to determine if you are getting the “right half”. Click on the factors below for more information,

Liquidity / Cash Flow
Tax implications for Property Settlements
Tax implications for Support payments
Retirement

The interaction of these 4 factors for both you and your spouse will allow you to negotiate more effectively, understand what you really need and get a settlement that best meets your needs.

The more you understand your current situation, future needs and have ability to develop creative solutions, the greater chance you have to work through the divorce settlement quickly.

Jeff-Kostis

Jeff Kostis, President

Certified and experienced, Jeff shares his insight to help educate each client.

  • CERTIFIED DIVORCE FINANCIAL ANALYST™, 2011
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, 2008
  • CPA/PFS, 2008; CPA, 1995
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, University of Texas, 1993
  • Graduate of Bradley University, 1991