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Just In Case!! Lose Your Heart, Not Your Mind – The Smart Woman’s Guide to Marriage and Self-Sufficiency

Posted by Carlos Blanco

In her book, “Just In Case!! Lose Your Heart, Not Your Mind – The Smart Woman’s Guide to Marriage and Self-Sufficiency”,  author Aliette H. Carolan, Esq. aims to provoke critical thinking in women through self and financial awareness. The book takes the reader through what they need to do, step by step, to assure a secure future.  It’s never too early, although it can be too late if one waits

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The Benefits of Divorce Coaching

Posted by Carlos Blanco

Patricia Ferreira is passionate about helping others; born out of her experiences, struggles and breakthroughs.  As a Professional Life Coach, Patricia supports individuals as they find their way through difficult situations and transitions.  Given the enormous challenges that divorce brings, we discuss with Patricia the role of life coaching when it comes to helping women experiencing divorce.  What Is a Professional Life Coach? A life coach helps you with specific projects, business goals, and transitions

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Top 3 Estate Planning Actions to Take During or After Divorce

Posted by Carlos Blanco

Perhaps no life event imposes a more significant – and urgent – need to update an estate plan than a divorce.  A divorce generally causes a radical change in both personal finances and family dynamics; in nearly all cases, both the husband and wife no longer want the ex-spouse to be a beneficiary to the other’s  estate plan.  If children are involved, the need to protect and provide for them

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