Going through a separation or divorce is fraught with emotions and questions. It may have taken years to get to this point and then, here you are, separated. So many emotions have overwhelmed the situation: how are the kids coping with the news? Are your parents and family supportive? Where will you live? Will you have enough? The list goes on.
While you are separated, it doesn’t mean you have to go through the process alone. We understand the challenges and have a team to support you through this process. Our team is here to help you ensure that your financial situation is in your control. Your new financial independence can be a way to gain better insight into your current financial picture and understand your needs to help you establish and achieve new goals. As you work towards the bigger picture, taking some practical steps as early in the process as possible will hopefully give you peace of mind while you cope with the emotional whirlwind.
To get started with understanding your current financial situation, here are some areas that should be addressed as soon as possible: