Developing A New Career After Divorce

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There is inevitably less money after divorce and that means adjusting your lifestyle and/or increasing your income. It can also mean developing a new career after divorce. Wendi was a nurse when she met her husband who was a physician. After their marriage she helped run the medical practice for much of their 22-year marriage. Given the hostility of their divorce and the … [Read more...]

Career Becomes More Important After Divorce

The decision to be a stay-at-home needs to be weighed against the possibility of divorce

Once a couple has a child, they also end up deciding if one parent should or is able to become a stay-at-home parent. I do believe that life is altogether easier if there is a stay-at-home parent but there's always a price to pay in terms of future earning potential, career development and your long-term financial picture.  Weighing that price against the benefit to the child … [Read more...]

Divorce Can Lead to a Good Life

A hobby might lead to a new career and happiness after divorce

I've mentioned that my current guest, Rhoda writes the awesome Southern Hospitality blog where you'll find lots of inspiration as well as practical advice for a wide range of  home decorating and improvement projects. Lots of bloggers make some income from their blogs but not many are actually able to turn their blog into a business and generate sufficient income to support … [Read more...]

Building the life you want

Marjorie Bostwick

Although Marjorie's divorce is not final and she's still working with temporary custody arrangements, she is hard at work building the life she wants and being the person she was meant to be. Here's Marjorie: [contemplate1]I met a lot of single moms in the jail who are there because either a boyfriend or a husband or some man in their life, had some effect on their life that … [Read more...]

Being the leader you never knew you were


Three years ago, Carolyn had left her husband, was living on her own with her two children and going to school at night to get the math credit she needed to get into college which for her, was scarier than becoming a parent. Today, she's in the second year of an associate's degree nursing program and president of the student nurses association. When I interviewed Carolyn the … [Read more...]