Tag Archives: Pacific Divorce Management

The Defense of Marriage Act, Prop 8 and Divorce: What Now?

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) today as unconstitutional, and declining to rule on Prop 8, therefore allowing legal same sex marriage in California, there are numerous ramifications. Some of them have to do not with marriage, but with divorce. For example, what are the financial ramifications for same sex couples during… Read More

Prenuptial Agreements Not Only For The Wealthy

by Justin A. Reckers, CFP®, CDFATM, Director of Financial Planning Pacific Wealth Management and Pacific Divorce Management Most people who divorce do not have the financial concerns of Rupert Murdoch. The wealthy media mogul recently announced the impending divorce from his third wife, Wendi Deng, after 14 years of marriage. Murdoch, CEO and chairman of News Corp., ranks number 91… Read More

January: Divorce Month

Divorce filings typically peak in January each year. Couples decide to wait until after the holidays, or postpone until the first of the year for tax reasons. Whatever the reason, it can mean serious changes in lifestyle and financial status. In this article published January 31 on Morningstar Advisor.com, CFLGSD’s Justin A. Reckers, CFP, CDFA, AIF, director of financial planning… Read More

Fox 5 News Interview, January 7, 2013: Make 2013 A Better Year for Your Wallet featuring CFLGSD Member Justin Reckers

Justin Reckers, CFP®, CDFATM, AIF®, Managing Director of Pacific Divorce Management and immediate past board chairman of CFLG San Diego, was recently interviewed by reporter Christian de la Rosa of Fox 5 News in San Diego on tips to improve your financial health in 2013. See the report here for Justin’s excellent advice, whether you’re getting divorced or not.… Read More

Fiscal Cliff Divorce Planning

With the fiscal cliff seemingly looming as a reality, Justin Reckers, CFP, CDFA of Pacific Divorce Management has advice on financial planning strategies if your divorce settlement could be affected by this situation. Read more here and talk to legal and financial professionals such as the team at CFLG San Diego if you need to take action before the end… Read More

Gift Giving: Can You Take Out the Emotion and Leave the Joy?

CFLG San Diego member Justin Reckers, CFP®, CDFATM, AIF®, managing director at Pacific Divorce Management, was recently interviewed for a story about advising financial clients about how to keep holiday spending under control. While Justin doesn’t specifically address divorced families, it’s not uncommon for divorced parents to try and make it up to their children by giving lavish gifts that… Read More