030 – Tammy Symons- Planning Post Divorce

In this episode, KT and Tammy Symons discuss:

  • How to rebuild yourself after divorce, financially
  • How your expenses change
  • The help of a professional through a divorce
  • Protecting your credit score


Key Takeaways:

  • Putting together your new income vs. expenses and understanding what that is, is a great first step
  • Sometimes, the beauty of going through a divorce is you having the ability to make and craft your own retirement goals
  • Get rid of joint credit cards ASAP
  • Make sure you understand what the divorce agreement states… keep an eye on your beneficiaries for your life insurance, your retirement accounts etc.


“There are going to be changes in earned income as well as expenses paying out child care… those changes are most likely going to happen and you need to account for what those changes are going to be.”Tammy Symons


Connect with Tammy Symons, CFP:

Website: www.newdaysolutions.com

Email: tammy@newdailysolutions.com

Phone: 800-834-2101


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Connect with KT Thomas: https://ktsmoneymatters.com/

Purchase KT’s book- The Hardworking Woman’s Guide to Money 


Show Notes by Show Producer: Anna Nygren

Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You’re the expert. Your podcast will prove it.

About the author, Kathleen

Kathleen Thomas, who often goes by KT, has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and understands the need for women to take control of their financial lives.

A Certified Investment Management Analyst, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Thomas earned her degrees in Finance and Political Science from Salem College.

Prior to founding NewDay Solutions, an independent Registered Advisor Firm, Thomas spent 20 years as a private wealth advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services. Many of her earliest clients continue to work with her.

Thomas is an avid long-distance runner and triathlon participant. She has completed the Boston Marathon seven times and the Ironman Distance Triathlon three times. She has volunteered as coach and mentor for Girls on the Run New Hampshire and Team in Training.

Raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Thomas now lives in Seabrook, New Hampshire, with her husband, John. They have one daughter.

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