How Will Your Marriage Be Affected by Retirement

By Kathy Longo, CFP®, CAP®, CDFA

Wednesday, 05 April 2017

How Will Your Marriage Be Affected by Retirement

Retirement is definitely a major life transition and can create challenges to strong relationships. After years of happiness, sometimes one or both spouses can find themselves feeling alienated from the new situation or otherwise frustrated by the change.

We often consider the financial implications when approaching retirement, but can overlook how our marriage or relationship might be affected when the time comes to retire. It is difficult to anticipate what changes might take place with how we will spend our time. We typically struggle to anticipate what types of hobbies, activities or new endeavors might be taken up once the day comes to close the door on one big chapter of life.

Kathleen Longo Published in BAM Alliance | It Takes Three: Are You in the Right Relationship?

Friday, 29 July 2016

Kathleen Longo Published in BAM Alliance | It Takes Three: Are You in the Right Relationship?

 

Kathleen Longo shares steps you can take to ensure that the relationship with your advisor is fruitful and fulfilling in It Takes Three: Are You in the Right Relationship? Shared by The BAM Alliance, July 19, 2016

Studies show that 70 percent of women will leave their financial advisor after a major life change, such as the death of a spouse or divorce. Major life transitions bring enough stress and emotion without adding the need to find a new financial advisor or to master your finances. As women also generally outlive men, this longer life expectancy means you will at some point likely require financial counsel.

Kathleen Longo featured in the Wall Street Journal | When Wealthy Women Remarry Men of Lesser Means

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Kathleen Longo offers financial advice in When Wealthy Women Remarry Men of Lesser Means

Shared by the Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2014

When Lili Vasileff's 30-something client said she was getting remarried, the financial planner couldn't help but congratulate her. But when the corporate lawyer with a net worth of $5 million and earning a seven-figure salary explained she was marrying a carpenter who had only about $200,000 in assets, the...

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