Natalie Nelson, MBA, CDFA™, CFP®
Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™
Divorce is often a confusing and traumatic time, especially when there are children involved. Fear, anger, and guilt — the three most prevalent emotions in the beginning stages of a divorce — often complicate the process and prevent individuals from negotiating with a clear mind. And while the process of getting a divorce may have become somewhat easier in the past 30 years, the financial ramifications remain the most intimidating and potentially devastating aspect of ending a significant life partnership.
It’s important to realize that divorce is not only a breakup of a family unit but of an economic unit as well. The process should be approached as a dissolution of a familial and financial partnership, with each party attempting to set aside their emotions in order to develop a workable plan. An experienced and extensively trained financial analyst/mediator can assist you through the process.
"The magistrate commented on the detail that went into our Memorandum of Understanding and said that we had obviously worked with a very thorough and professional mediator. Thanks again for all your help!"
With a nearly 30-year background in finance, and 15 years experience as a trusted mediator, Natalie works with individuals by educating and empowering them in order to answer complex, emotional and financial questions such as: "Will I be OK after divorce?" and "How do I know what is fair?" “How can I divorce while keeping my children’s best interests in mind?”
Developing comprehensive insight of the short-and long-term financial effects of divorce can save valuable time, money and distress, especially if the process is conducted early in the legal proceedings.
Natalie is committed to helping individuals and couples through the financial obstacles, and the changing dynamic of the family, they will face in divorce. She helps individuals and couples by addressing and focusing on their specific financial and familial concerns, allowing for the opportunity of a knowledgeable and fair settlement. Her top priority is to provide clients with the resources and assistance they need to make a strong, informed transition into their post-divorce lifestyle.
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