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  • Writer's pictureLaurie Itkin, CDFA

Reduce Fights with Your Ex-Spouse Over Children's Expenses

It's common for divorced parents to share expenses for their children. Unfortunately, it can be tedious to track expenses and downright frustrating to ensure your ex-spouse pays his or her share of them.

Luckily, affordable technology is now available on your phone that reduces the possibility of arguments and facilitates co-parenting.

Smart co-parents use smart phone apps

In this article, New York Family Law Attorney and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Lisa Zeiderman, provides a review of five popular mobile phone apps. Another competitor in the space is SupportPay, which helps parents manage child support, spousal support and children's expenses.


Laurie Itkin is a financial advisor, wealth manager, and certified divorce financial analyst (CDFA). She is also the author of the Amazon best-seller, Every Woman Should Know Her Options: Invest Your Way to Financial Empowerment. In both 2017 and 2018 Investopedia named Ms. Itkin one of the top 100 most influential financial advisors in the country. Through her financial consulting company, The Options Lady, she provides divorce-related financial planning and analysis to individuals and couples throughout all stages of the divorce process, with a specialty in California divorces. She is a member of the Association of Divorce Financial Planners (ADFP) and is certified by the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA). Laurie has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, and San Diego Union Tribune. She has also appeared as a guest on broadcast news channels.



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