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Financial Implications of Divorce

Thu April 12, 2012: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

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This 90-minute session will present information on:

  • 10 question pre-test
  • Change in living standard
  • Negotiation pointers
  • Goals & priorities
  • Net-worth: assets & debt
  • Property & its value
  • Debt repayment
  • Tax rules
  • Calculating home sale
  • Keeping home vs. renting
  • Social security benefits
  • Insurance considerations
  • COBRA law
  • Changes in estate plans
  • Divorce mediation
  • How to find a lawyer
  • Creating a property settlement
  • Key documents needed
  • Resources for PFMPs
  • Military-specific divorce regulations
  • Division of military pensions

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Dr. Barbara O’Neill is a Professor and the Cooperative Extension Specialist in Family Resource Management at Rutgers University. Dr. O’Neill is project director for the national Cooperative Extension’s basic investing program, Investing for Your Future. She has written more than 1,500 consumer articles, and more than 100 academic articles, conference proceedings and other professional publications. She is a Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, Accredited Financial Counselor, Certified Housing Counselor, and is certified in Family & Consumer Sciences. She is also the author of Saving on a Shoestring and Investing on a Shoestring, and co-author of Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women. She has written three textbooks, an online Guidebook to Help Late Savers Prepare for Retirement, and six book chapters.

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