Ute Scott-Smith CDFA®, ChFC®

Western International Securities, Inc.

829 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa CA 95404

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Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®)

Guiding you Through Divorce to Financial Security

Ute Scott-Smith brings her 25 years of financial industry to the table. Ute offers problem solving on a wide range of financial issues relating to divorce. With her dedication to divorce financial analysis, Ute brings conflict reduction and cost-effective divorce answers to Sonoma County.

Tapping on her experience, Ute assists her clients make solid choices for divorce settlement. She helps determine the short-term and long-term financial impact of proposed divorce settlements, offers valuable insight into the pros and cons of different proposals, and helps avoid the common financial pitfalls of divorce.

Ute became a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®, after hearing from divorced clients how much they regretted their settlement decisions and how many mistakes were made by not looking at the long-term implications. With her experience in financial planning and divorce settlements, Ute can help clients achieve a fair divorce and guide divorced clients to build a new financially stable future.

Ute believes in educating her clients on financial issues and raising financial awareness in the public. Ute gives workshops at the Santa Rosa Junior College on “Couples and Money – Creating Financial Intimacy”, “Money and Happiness” and “Conquer your Money Fears and take Control of your Finances”, and regularly contributes financial columns in local newspapers. She publishes an informative monthly newsletter and articles on current important
financial events and alerts. Ute regularly holds free, informative workshops with expert guest speakers on topics of interest to her clients. Please join our mailing list to receive an invitation to the next event.

Ute Scott-Smith is a member of:

- Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts™

- International Academy of Collaborative Professionals,

- Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire,

- Financial Planning Association,

- Associate of The Social Equity Group, and

- Registered Representative of Financial West Group, Member FINRA/SIPC.