There’s a growing phenomenon in the Virginia and DC area of cross-income marriages – marriages where the pay gap between spouses is noticeable.
More Female Breadwinners
Unfortunately, the harsh reality is that with steep differences in assets and pay in a marriage, coupled with a surge of women achieving more high-powered careers, we’re seeing six- and seven-figure women finding themselves paying high alimony to their ex-spouses following what we consider a high net worth divorce.
Interview on When Marriage Ends
We were so proud to see our very own Dianne Nolin, CFP®, CERTIFIED DIVORCE FINANCIAL ANALYST™, Managing Partner & Private Wealth Advisor, featured in the Washingtonian cover story sharing some insights on the ramifications high-earning women could face during a divorce.
Women Paying Alimony
In this article “More and More Women Are Paying Alimony to Failure-to-Launch Ex-Husbands. And They’re Really, Really Not Happy About It”, author Jessica Goldstein explores how the traditional concept of alimony is shifting, especially when there are high-net-worth women involved. Read the article and Dianne’s insights now!
Advice for High Net Worth Women and Divorce
With two Certified Divorce Financial Analysts® on our team, we’re well-versed in navigating the nuances of divorce and managing the separation of assets and finances.
If you, or someone you know, may be able to benefit from a conversation with one of our Certified Divorce Financial Analysts® send us a message! We’re always looking to help bring clarity to wealth management during divorce.