Book List For Financial Planning And Divorce
• Budgeting and management of household expenses
• Building savings
• College savings plans/financing higher education for children
• Employment/career training
• Estate Planning
• Financial care and support for dependents
• Health insurance
• Prenuptial agreement in the event of remarriage
• The accumulation and management of financial assets and property as a single individual
Books pertaining to the financial aspects of divorce generally fall into three categories: lengthy, highly detailed reference guides, self-help workbooks and publications which provide a general overview of the basics of money management. For anyone interested in obtaining a comprehensive overview of the combined financial and legal aspects of divorce from a realistic perspective, the NOLO guides are helpful resources such as Divorce & Money: How To Make The Best Financial Decisions During Divorce, Violet Woodhouse, Attorney, CFP with Dale Fetherling; (2010) or NOLO’s Essential Guide To Divorce, Emily Doskow, Attorney; (2010).
Additional titles that may be of interest:
1. Financial Self-Confidence For The Suddenly Single: A Woman’s Guide, Alan B. Ungar; Lowell House, 3rd edition; 1999.
2. Money-Smart Divorce: What Women Need To Know About Money And Divorce, Esther M. Berger; Simon & Schuster; 1996.
3. Personal Financial Planning For Divorce, Jeffrey H. Rattiner, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2009.
4. Suddenly Single: Money Skills For Divorcées and Widows, Kerry Hannon; John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (Wiley Personal Finance Solutions); 1998.
5. The Complete Guide To Protecting Your Financial Security When Getting A Divorce, Alan Feigenbaum, CFP and Heather Linton, CPA, CFP, CVA, CDFA; The McGraw Hill Companies; 2004.
For informational purposes and not intended as advice. The writer is not affiliated with any of the authors and publishing companies.
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