Pre-Divorce Checklist – The Finances

Financial steps to take when contemplating divorce. Your marriage may be turbulent – but you may not be sure if you want to jump ship. Whatever the outcome may be – reconciliation, separation or divorce – there are steps to take in

How to Get Approved for a Mortgage Post Divorce

In this interview with financial advisor Sheila Bailey of Willow Private Finance – in my role as the Suzy Miller of Alternative Divorce Guide  asked Sheila how to get approved for a mortgage post divorce. “Are the new mortgage rules going to make life even harder for separating families,

What is the True Cost of Divorce?

If you’ve ever wondered what the true cost of divorce is and what it entails both on a personal level as well as on a  national level, then here’s an infographic by Sarah Scott that may help clear this up for you. Cost


What Mortgage Can I Afford?

 Mortgage Capacity Assessment – Helping to Negotiate the right divorce Settlement. Recently a friend of mine who is currently going through a divorce came to me with a problem. She had done everything right so far; she had sought advice from a


Income and Divorce

Aviva’s Winter 2013 report explores the growing diversity among UK families fuelled by trends in cohabitation, separation/divorce and remarriage. Past relationships are teaching families valuable lessons about managing money yet Aviva’s latest Family Finances Report also paints a worrying picture of unprotected