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Surviving, Then Thriving

When facing the inevitable, it may help to take time to deal with the practical details beforehand. Few things are as sad and traumatic as … Read more

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Choosing a Financial Advisor After Losing a Spouse

You can’t choose your family…. but you can choose your financial advisor.  Deciding on a financial advisor can be a difficult decision, and many don’t … Read more

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3 Ways A Financial Advisor Can Help After the Death of a Spouse

When you lose your spouse… your whole world changes.   You can’t remember things, can’t even think about making any decisions.  You feel numb and you … Read more

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Adjusting to Your New Income After the Death of a Spouse

A lot of things change after the death of a spouse, and adjusting to a new income is no small task. Especially if your loved … Read more

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Social Security Survivor Benefits Explained

Many American widows and widowers get survivor benefits from social security.  If your spouse has passed away, you could collect these benefits.  You may receive … Read more

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Important Questions to ask a Late Spouse’s employer

Losing your spouse is a huge loss in your life.  What do you do now?  Where do you go, who do you notify, who will … Read more

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Facing Your Finances After Losing a Spouse: 4 Things to Do After Losing a Spouse, Part 2

When you’re grieving the loss of a spouse, the future can seem further away than ever. But taking steps to secure your finances can be … Read more

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Facing Your Finances After Losing a Spouse: 4 Steps to Take Now, Part 1

When a spouse passes away, it’s a devastating loss, and it can be hard to even think about all the financial concerns that need to … Read more

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Not Alone: Resources to Lean on When Your Spouse Dies

Losing a spouse can leave you feeling very alone. After all, you’ve lost so much more than the word “spouse” can describe—your partner, your helper, … Read more

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What to Do When Your Spouse Dies

Losing a loved one is devastating, and handling financial obligations during this time can be very challenging. It’s difficult for many people to even know … Read more

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Sweet Financial Hosted SmarterWomen Event with Award Winning Author and Speaker Dr. Kathleen Rehl

Expert offers story, advice on widowhood FAIRMONT, Minnesota- Judy Bryan, Sentinel Staff Writer When Dr. Kathleen Rehl’s husband died 10 years ago, she experiences the same … Read more