Vickie Adams Divorce Financial Planner

Your divorce could possibly be the single largest financial transaction you will ever make.

A strong advocate can guide you smoothly through the process. Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ and Certified Financial Planner™ Vickie Adams provides strategic guidance tailored to your individual issues and lifestyle.

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Divorce Financial Analysis

Vickie specializes in helping clients understand the financial implications of divorce, make smart divorce settlement decisions, and develop workable financial scenarios for life after divorce. She provides litigation support as a qualified expert for divorce related financial issues.  Learn more

Wealth Management 

After your divorce is finalized, Vickie can assist you in preserving your wealth and managing your assets post divorce. Vickie is an independent Certified Financial Planner™ with a specialization in tax issues. She is committed to providing objective advice within a framework of financial analysis and wealth management.   Learn more

Background & Experience

Vickie Adams Divorce PlannerVickie Adams brings over two decades of experience as a Certified Financial Planner™ to her practice as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™. She is passionate about easing this significant life transition for you. She brings insight, unparalleled expertise and clarity to the process of making important financial decisions shaping your future economic life. She is here to listen, to answer your questions, and offer you unsurpassed expertise and integrity. Learn more

Call To Learn More: 310-514-0240.

Vickie in the Press

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Paying Off Spouse’s Debt Could Lower Both Your Credit Scores


Miller sought the advice of Vickie Adams before he filed for divorce. “A spouse may be entitled to reimbursement during divorce for payment of separate debt, so keep records. When you marry someone, you marry their credit score, too.”

 

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Protect Finances in Later-in-Life Divorce


“There are no ‘do-overs’ after you agree to a settlement,” says Vickie Adams, a certified financial planner and certified divorce finance analyst. After 50, you’ll have fewer years to recoup from financial errors, so it’s essential to get this right.”

 

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Prep Now: Ways to Avoid IRS Surprises Next Year


Adams says: “Employees who tapped into their retirement funds are frequently surprised that they owe both federal and state taxes. If you must take money out of your 401(k) or an IRA, set enough aside to pay for the huge penalties incurred when you withdraw under the retirement age.”

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Separating Couples Face Similar issues As Divorcing Couples


Vickie Adams recommends that spouses run regular credit checks during a separation. “You are still [financially] tied to the other person, so I’d want to invest in a credit-reporting service to be sure the other person pays the bills they have agreed to pay and you do not incur joint debt.”

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Strategies to Ponder If You’re Divvying Up Properties


Adams says: “Divorce is not fair. Illustrate all settlement scenarios possible including property equity, tax implications, and market conditions for possible sale. But once you are armed with all the financial facts, decide what is most important to you and be willing to let the rest go.”

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Smart Advisors Discuss Prenups Early and Often


A conversation framed around division of assets can put the lesser-earning spouse on the defensive. Adams suggests “Ideally the prenup process is about improving communication and exploring values… a collaborative process that gives both parties a chance to feel heard.”

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