Eviction insurance

Eviction insurance is a landowner’s first defence against a non-paying tenant. Eviction insurance premiums must more or less reflect lease default rates, and so it might not save a lot of money in the long run. However, if a landlord can’t afford a tough eviction, but can afford eviction insurance premiums, insuring the risk can … Read more Eviction insurance

Seven reasons to consider a prenup

A antenuptial contract, known colloquially as a prenuptial contract, or “prenup”, is a private agreement entered into between a couple who plan to get married. The purpose of the contract is to change some or all of the automatic financial values of marriage. Deciding whether to get an antenuptial is up to each individual couple, … Read more Seven reasons to consider a prenup

Prenups: the pros and cons

An antenuptial contract, known colloquially as a prenuptial contract, or “prenup”, is a private agreement entered into between a couple who plan to get married. The purpose of the contract is to change some or all of the automatic financial values of marriage. There are various pros and cons to getting a prenup, which you … Read more Prenups: the pros and cons

Financial pitfalls of divorce

Divorce is one of the biggest financial events you can experience in your lifetime. It is therefore important to know the potential dangers of the divorce process, so you can avoid making serious financial errors.  Poor preparation  Given the emotional distress of the divorce process, spouses may make the mistake of failing to properly prepare. … Read more Financial pitfalls of divorce

How to prepare for divorce

Going through a divorce or separation can be complicated and emotionally draining. If you and your spouse have decided that this is what you want, you are probably wondering what first steps to take. Ideally, you want to make this process and quick and drama-free as possible. See related article: Financial pitfalls of divorce.

How to tell your children about your divorce

If you have kids and are preparing for divorce, it is important that you find the best way to tell them, to prepare them for the potentially sad and stressful road ahead. See these related resources: Effects of divorce on children Helping children with divorce or separation