Family & Relationships: I Just Got Divorced. How Do I Rebuild My Finances?

My 9-year-old son and I share a room. After the death of my father and a divorce, it brings comfort to both of us.

  My 9-year-old son and I share a room. After the death of my father and a divorce, it brings comfort to both of us. The author says that after her father's death and a divorce from her husband, sleeping in the same room with her son makes both of them feel better.Hunter Biden, President Joe Biden's middle child, was the subject of a dubious story published by the New York Post that aired unverified claims about juicy emails and embarrassing images it said were found on the younger Biden's laptop. The story was widely discredited, but not before it raised questions among lawmakers and US intelligence about a possible Russian disinformation effort ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

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    • Meet Our Caller
    • Meet Host Stefanie O'Connell Rodriguez
    • Meet Our Expert, Tasha Cochran
    • Advice From the Episode
    • Links and Resources

Every Monday on the Money Confidential podcast, host Stefanie O'Connell Rodriguez, a nationally recognized money expert, delves into your (confidential) money problems and delivers smart, practical, and completely doable solutions that will help you work toward your ultimate financial goals. This is the place to come for real talk about money—and real solutions that actually work.

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On This Episode

Nearly half of all marriages end in divorce—and that can leave not only an emotional impact but a financial one. Host Stefanie O'Connell Rodriguez and attorney and wealth expert Tasha Cochran, who has made it through her own divorce, lay out a step-by-step plan to help those going through divorce get their financial lives in order.

Meet Our Caller

"Alicia" is a 49-year-old school psychologist and mother of two children, and she's juggling multiple money goals following her recent divorce: furnishing her new home, paying off debt, helping her college-aged kids pay their tuition, and building up her savings.

Meet Host Stefanie O'Connell Rodriguez

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Stefanie is a nationally recognized personal finance expert ready to talk work, worth, and money with unapologetically ambitious women. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and Oprah Magazine, and Stefanie has appeared on ABC World News, CBSN, Fox & Friends, Fox Business, Bloomberg, The Dr. Oz Show, The Doctors, and more to share her smart, practical solutions to any money problem.

TikToker Sania Khan’s killing hits home for divorced South Asian women: ‘He would have killed me’

  TikToker Sania Khan’s killing hits home for divorced South Asian women: ‘He would have killed me’ For all intents and purposes, Sania Khan had gotten out. She had separated from her husband earlier this year, despite pressure from her family, and was trying to start a new chapter, she said in online posts. She got her own place in Chicago, miles away from the man she described as “toxic.”On TikTok, she documented it all. From the pain of leaving a marriage she “shouldn’t have been in to begin with,” to the shame she felt at the hands of her South Asian community, to the heart-wrenching process of starting her life over. She spoke openly, and thousands listened.

Meet Our Expert, Tasha Cochran

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Tasha Cochran is a lawyer, wealth coach, and founder of One Big Happy Life, where she helps people take control of their money and create guilt-free spending plans so that they can build wealth while enjoying life along the way.

Advice From the Episode

  • "Understanding the legal entanglements that happen when you get married—and what it looks like to try to disentangle those things—helps you make better financial decisions during the course of your relationship. That way, whether or not you and your partner end up staying together for life, you can both still be well-off financially." —Tasha
  • Make sure your finances are in place before you start planning for your kids' futures. "You've got to put on your own safety mask first." —Tasha
  • Give yourself grace. "It's okay for some balls to drop because we also need to deal with the emotions that come along with getting divorced." —Tasha

Links and Resources

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  • Follow Tasha on Instagram and Twitter and YouTube.
  • Visit onebighappylife.com.

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