We Chat Divorce Podcast

We Chat Divorce Podcast

In We Chat Divorce, we demystify divorce - offering bimonthly deep dives into divorce and its financial impacts. In each episode, we break down a divorce topic and examine its impacts on your finances. The financial aspect of divorce is often overshadowed by the legal process, yet divorce plays such a large role in the security of your financial future. Join us each episode as We Chat Divorce, shine light on the tough topics of divorce, and bring clarity and confidence to your divorce journey. Your hosts, Karen Chellew, Legal Liaison, and Catherine Shanahan, CDFA, co-founders of My Divorce Solution, have both experienced divorce and deliver timely divorce insights and information - from both professional and personal experience.

Episodes

November 23, 2022 22 min

In this week’s episode we chat with Tracy Moore-Grant, founder of the Amicable Divorce Network, an international association of seasoned, licensed professionals who are dedicated to helping reasonable people navigate the process of divorce. Tracy has represented clients and practiced exclusively in the area of family law since 2002, giving expert divorce guidance and helping parties avoid costly and destructive litigation.


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In this week’s episode we chat with Gilza Fort-Martinez, a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 25 years of expertise in couples therapy, conflict resolution, and improving interpersonal relationships. Gilza teaches us the four Rs of emotional restoration and how to rebuild trust in a new relationship.


Gilza is the founder and CEO of Resolution Counseling Center, a private practice in South Florida where she has successf...

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In this week’s episode we chat with Marianna Goldenberg, CDFA, about financial divorce topics you may not know about. Marianna shares with us the five most common mistakes when dividing executive compensation in divorce and other insider financial divorce tips.


Marianna has 30 years of industry experience and is the founder and CEO of CURO Wealth Management.  As a CDFA, Marianna loves to empower people to make important decisions f...

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There's a crucial gap in the divorce legal system that most people aren't aware of. If you are considering divorce, a divorce plan is a critical first step for setting yourself up for success. This week, we show you how to create a divorce plan that will prepare yourself and your divorce team for one of the most challenging aspects of divorce - the separation of finances.


In this episode we chat about: 

  • The missing gap in the...
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    While we focus a lot on women's perspectives on We Chat Divorce, on this episode we explore men's experience in divorce.


    This week, we chat with Rob Roseman, creator of WTF divorce, host of Dad the Best I can Podcast, and divorced dad of three. We discuss how men find their divorce support system and the actions you are unknowingly taking that are over-complicating your divorce.


    In this episode we chat about:

  • How men deal...
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    We focus a lot on the spouses during divorce, but what about our kids? This week, we chat with Danielle Kelly to understand divorce through our childrens’ perspective. We discuss everything from how we should approach our kids about divorce to ensuring they have the right support system. Watch the whole episode to hear Danielle’s takeaways from her parents’ divorce.


    In this episode we chat about:

  • When to tell your kids about divorce ...
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    Credit Cards, Debt, and Divorce. Don’t worry, this week, we tackle it all and chat about the importance of knowing which assets and debts belong to which spouse. When spending money or paying off debts, make sure to categorize each one to avoid costly mistakes during divorce.


    In this episode we chat about:

  • How to categorize spending as personal or marital
  • Why you shouldn’t pay off debt too early without knowing how much your spouse is...
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    In this week’s episode we chat with Stacy Francis, founder of Francis Financial and Savvy Ladies - a nonprofit that empowers women to take financial control.  Stacy shares with us her expertise in divorce finances, as well as top mistakes to avoid when it comes to splitting assets.


    In this episode we chat about:

  • Identifying different financial assets and how to find the “hidden” ones
  • Calculating the worth of assets correctly to avoid ...
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    In this week’s episode, we chat with David DeWitt, CFP about ADHD and how it impacts the divorce process. David, a Certified Financial Planner for adults with ADHD joins us to talk about finances, investing, and other areas of life that ADHD impacts. Listen to the end to hear David’s insights on what ADHD behaviors look like in adults and tips to keep your finances in check. 


    In this episode we chat about:

  • How ADHD impacts financial ...
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    In this week’s episode we chat with Kate Anthony, host of the New York Times recommended podcast “The Divorce Survival Guide”. We have open and honest conversations about abuse, finances, separation, and the hardest question of all, should you stay or should you go?


    In this episode we chat about:

  • How to withstand coercive behavior and gaslighting in divorce 
  • How financial abuse is one of the most common forms of abuse
  • How to understand...
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    June 15, 2022 9 min

    In this week’s episode we chat about dad’s side of divorce, and the importance of keeping our kids out of the line of fire during the divorce process. We discuss the importance of spending time with our kids and how to avoid abusing our financial situation.


    In this episode we chat about:

  • Shifting blame away from your kids for your decisions
  • The importance of showing up consistently for your kids 
  • Avoiding using finances as an advantage...
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    This week, we chat with Cindy Stibbard, a professional divorce coach, about how to properly cover all of your bases when going through a divorce.  Getting an attorney doesn’t mean your work is done in protecting yourself; there are some aspects of divorce an attorney isn’t qualified to advise on.  You still need to stay aware, process the divorce emotionally, and make a plan for moving on. 


    We dive deep with this divorce coach into:...

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    In this week’s episode we chat with Tracy Malone, author and narcissistic abuse coach, on her strategies for protecting yourself when divorcing a narcissist! We discuss behaviors of narcissist exes and how divorcing a narcissist is different from a “typical divorce.”


    In this episode we chat about:

  • Gaslighting and how narcissists can make you question your sanity 
  • The small divorce details you should pay attention to when divorcing a n...
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    In this week’s Divorce Explored we give out some crucial divorce tips for mothers. Make sure you’re prepared and don’t finalize your divorce without knowing these!


    In this episode we chat about:

  • How to financially prepare for the divorce process
  • Avoiding rash decisions by keeping your emotions in check
  • Believing in yourself by standing up for yourself and your children

  • You can find blogs, articles, and more divorce resources on our web...

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    In this week’s Divorce Explored we chat all things Settlement Agreements. Find out what you need to know about these Agreements, and how to cover your bases to best protect yourself.


    In this episode we chat about:

  • What’s included in a Divorce Settlement Agreement
  • The differences between a Divorce Settlement Agreement and Divorce Decree
  • Paperwork you need for yourself and your attorney to protect yourself and your assets

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    This week Karen Millon from Healin Podcast joins us to chat about what stops us from reaching our life goals, and how to overcome these obstacles.


    In this episode we hear about:

  • Shedding negative thoughts about yourself and reshaping your confidence after divorce
  • Knowing you are capable of taking initiative to explore the unfamiliar and unknown 
  • Understanding the side effects of your divorce decisions to make the right decisions

  • Karen M...

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    This week, we chat with Ashley Nicole Russell on how her law practice helps clients divorce with integrity. 


    In this episode we hear about:

  • Maintaining the power in your divorce by picking the right attorney
  • Keeping the wrong people away from your divorce to build a strong foundation for your future
  • Collecting the right resources so you can take control in divorce - treating divorce like a chess game instead of feeling like a pawn in a...
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    Certified Financial Planner Paula Nangle, President of Marshall Financial Group, shares her insights on helping clients achieve their maximum potential in life.


    In this episode we hear about:

  • How Paula’s expertise not only helps clients with their financials, but she also helps them live to their best potential
  • Top tips to maintain or restore your credit score after a divorce
  • Surviving the twists and turns of life when going through a ...
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    This week we have Jennifer Warren Medwin on the podcast to share with us the Four Quadrants of Divorce as highlighted in her book “Strategies and Tips from a Divorce Coach: A Roadmap to Move Forward.”


    In this episode we hear about:

  • The biggest issue that couples face in a relationship
  • The four quadrants you need to know to be prepared for divorce
  • Separating the different aspects of divorce for making clear decisions

  • Jennifer is a Certif...

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    February 2, 2022 35 min

    This week we have T.H. and Jessica from exEXPERTS to give us their advice on the best ways to deal with divorce stigmas.

    In this episode we hear about:

  • The way society treats divorcees, and the stigmas that come with it
  • Creating a support system to get the right feedback for yourself
  • Giving your children the ability to make better decisions tomorrow regardless of the ones today
  • How exEXPERTS can give you the knowledge of all aspects of ...
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