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Elizabeth Cox

Elizabeth Cox is a Certified Divorce Financial AnalystTM and principal of Divorce Financial Services, LLC, an independent company which helps clients navigate the financial complexities of divorce.

Elizabeth Cox

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Your spouse has left you. You're at home with the kids and a dwindling bank account. You feel overwhelmed and a deep sense of injustice. You don't know where to begin picking up the pieces. Where do you start?There is a bitter irony in divorce that…

Preventing Divorce From Ruining Your Credit

Wednesday, 06 October 2010 16:20
If you're going through a divorce, there's a good chance that your spouse or you could miss a bill payment along the way and your credit score takes a turn for the worse. The unfortunate result of a damaged credit score is that you typically pay…

Social Security, Women, And Divorce

Tuesday, 17 February 2009 19:10
On average, women enter their retirement years poorer than men. This is particularly true for divorcing women. The following statistics, provided by the Social Security Administration (June, 2006), bear evidence to this claim:• In 2004, the…
The saying goes that the face of poverty is a woman.  Make that a divorced or single mother with insufficient child support. On average women experience a dramatic drop in their standard of living after divorce while a man's standard of living…
Alex, a stay-at-home parent, eats peanut butter for dinner while her spouse earns over $200,000 a year. When he moved out of the house six months ago, he stopped paying the heating and electricity bills. So Alex had to take on a minimum wage job at…