ARAG Offers Four Tips to Take the Fear Out of Finances After Divorce

Apr 16, 2013, 14:00 ET from ARAG

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Break-ups and financial issues go hand in hand – creating a lot of anxiety for the one who is newly responsible for creating a budget, or faced with the challenge of doing more with less. Alicia Klat a contributor to offers four ways to help your friend find financial empowerment and the happiness that comes with it.



  1. Break it into bite sized pieces. Suggest that your friend approach one element of her finances at a time or set a time limit and work in ten minute chunks.      
  2. Stay upbeat. Encourage your friend to focus on the fact that she's taking action. Positive association around money objectives will reinforce a good energy.
  3. Go team! Offer to get organized with your friend. Make an appointment to review paperwork together or help her find time by offering to babysit.
  4. Get it all together. Support your friend's goal by sharing this resource where she can easily record all important financial records in one location.

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About Support in a Split
When a friend or family member is going through a divorce, most people find it tough to know what to say or how to help. Support in a Split targets the extended support groups of people going through divorce and offers practical ways for them to help during a difficult time. With insight from attorneys, divorce counselors and divorce survivors, blog topics range from exercise, dating and updating legal documents. Support in a Split is sponsored by ARAG®, a global provider of legal solutions.

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