Ep 3: Navigating a Gray Divorce with Brenda Bridges

Jan 27, 2022

On today’s episode, Brenda Bridges joins us to discuss financial decisions made during a gray divorce. She’s a financial advisor and divorce coach, helping clients navigate the difficulties of ending a marriage. As a divorcee herself, she struggled to find resources for women like herself. She knew there was a better way to address this part of many women’s lives.

A gray divorce is technically anyone splitting up over the age of 50. This particular life stage can be difficult to adjust to, especially as a divorcee. This decision can really impact your retirement as well, especially if one spouse was working while the other worked in the home. There needs to be someone there to hold their hand financially and with compassion.

Divorce can be expensive, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be. There are a lot of professionals out there to help you navigate divorce. Including financial advisors that want to help you reach your end goals. Divorce isn’t the finish line, it’s the starting line to your new life!

Join us today as we discuss: 

·        Helping women through divorce and the impact it can have on their finances

·        Women going through a divorce and re-entering the workforce

·        Advice for getting through a divorce in the most productive way possible

·        How you can budget for your divorce and the professionals you’ll work with


Listen to the full podcast or use the timestamps below to jump to a specific section. 

1:36 – Brenda’s background story

4:20 – What is a gray divorce?

8:48 – Getting through a divorce

12:37 – Budget for your divorce

20:20 – Think from a logical place

23:49 – Making this decision

27:19 – A whole new life

29:50 – Talking about divorce

32:53 – Contacting Brenda

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