5 Errors Financial Planners Commonly Make When Working with Divorcing Clients

Carol Ann, Wilson
October 2000
Journal of Financial Planning;Oct2000, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p102
Academic Journal
This article points out the common errors that financial planners make when working with clients with divorce-related financial issues. Given the fact that divorce can and does happen, the financial advisor's role is to help make the settlement process as equitable and as painless as possible. This has created a real market niche for professionals who are needed in all phases of the divorce process. Well-informed financial advisors can do a lot toward helping people achieve equitable settlements and minimize the negative, destructive forces of divorce. In fact, the wave of the future is having teams of experts who can help people through the difficult times of breaking up a family. This team can help the divorcing couple stay out of court.


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