Entering the Divorce Niche: Advice from the Experts

By IDFA on May 23, 2016

Divorce is a fast-paced niche in which to set up a business. Newcomers to the profession can often be overwhelmed with all the industry dos and don’ts. We asked seasoned divorce professionals from across the country and Canada what they believe newcomers to the industry should know.  Define Your ...

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Your Financial Professional

By Diana Shepherd on May 06, 2016

How to choose and work with a financial professional to achieve the best possible outcome to your divorce During and after divorce, many people report that their standard of living decreases – sometimes significantly. Unless you change your occupation for one with a higher paycheck, you’ll have ...

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Financial Professionals: Who’s Who

By IDFA on May 06, 2016

What do those letters that follow the names of financial experts mean? During your divorce, you need sound financial advice to ensure the settlement is fair to both parties; afterwards, you’ll probably need help adjusting to your new circumstances and planning for a secure future. Here’s an intr...

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Survey: Separated People now Contacting CDFA Professionals Before Lawyers

By IDFA on May 06, 2016

People at the beginning of the divorce process now recognize that the financial issues they’re facing are as important as the legal ones – and many of them are now seeking financial advice about their situation before they enter a lawyer’s office In fact, 89% of the 193 CDFA professionals f...

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What is a CDFA professional?

By IDFA on May 06, 2016

The role of the CDFA is to assist the client and his/her lawyer to understand how the financial decisions he/she makes today will impact the client’s financial future After his divorce, David went to a financial advisor to determine how to best position his assets. Together, David and his plan...

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