Financial Analysis

How does a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA)help in Mediation

Will I be OK after my divorce?

How much  money will I need? 

Where will it come from? 

You are not alone in worrying about this when facing divorce. Your financial needs are affected by many factors and lifestyle choices.

When you understand the financial outcome of your settlement, it reduces the worry and guesswork.

We steer you through the disorientation that accompanies divorce.

By asking the right questions and using sophisticated forecasting software, we help you get the answers you need to build an ideal settlement. 

What does a CDFA do?

A CDFA has specialized training in the   areas of:

-impact of dividing  property

-analyzing sources of equalization payments

-retirement assets and pensions

-executive compensation

-spousal & child support

-identifying tax problems & solutions

Settlements sometimes fail to take into account

-lack of credit of one spouse

-inability of one spouse to afford upkeep of marital home if they choose to keep it

-sourcing/qualifying for financing 

equalization payment

- cash flow over time taking inflation into account

-factoring  future pension incomes