How to get involved in the finances and plan your divorce without peaking suspicion
Join Stacy in an info-packed conversation with award-winning family and matrimony attorney, Amanda Trigg. Based in New Jersey, Amanda brings years of experience protecting her clients and their families through the complex and challenging process of divorce.
In this episode, Amanda details how women who are contemplating divorce can prepare for the possibility of divorce and find the financial information without raising their spouse’s suspicions. Among her insights:
• Why you should never panic, but you should “just ask”. [7:20]
• What to do when “just asking” doesn’t work – legal ways women can get information about a spouse’s finances. [14:30]
• Understanding the grey area between “Awkward” and “Illegal”. [15:50]
• What constitutes a reasonable expectation of privacy within the home. [27:00]
• What is “safe”/ “legal” to look at when it comes to digital files and online information [27:47]
• How valuable credit applications can be when searching for financial information [30:40]
Items mentioned in this podcast (Stacy’s Recommended Readings)
1. The Richest Man in Babylon
George S. Clason’s classic book shares the secrets to overcoming your personal financial problems. Read and absorb the inspirational and informative “Babylonian parables” containing stories on thriftiness, financial planning and personal wealth.
2. MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom
Tony Robbins has released his first book in two decades. It includes extensive research and interviews with more than 50 renowned financial experts. Use his easy-to-follow, seven-step plan to get your finances in order, create a lifetime income plan and achieve financial freedom.
3. When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women
Do you earn more than your partner? Personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi explains how women can avoid burnout, infidelity and divorce as the family breadwinners. Check out her 10 rules to achieving personal and professional success.
4. Prince Charming Isn’t Coming: How Women Get Smart About Money, by Barbara Stanny
5. On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance, by Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar
6. The Debt Escape Plan, by Beverly Harzog
7. Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms, by Amanda Steinberg