Should You Get a Divorce Now or Later?

A divorce completed in 2019 has different tax consequences than one completed in 2018. This is a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 which included some changes that affect divorcing couples making 2018 the last year when alimony is deductible to the paying spouse and taxable to the receiving spouse. This could affect the negotiation of […]

SICounsel North Fork Office Opening, Headed by New Financial Advisor

Samalin Investment Counsel is pleased to announce the opening of our North Fork Office, headed by new financial advisor Matthew P. McKee, CFA.  Matthew is an investment professional with a unique combination of experiences in both asset management and healthcare finance. His 14 years of professional experience in finance includes working for Gabelli Funds, Farallon […]

11 Signs Of A Toxic Partner, According To Divorce Lawyers

If you are in the process of divorce, you may look back at your relationship to see if there were any warning signs early on that it may not work. Sometimes friends and family can see potential issues more objectively, but we ignore their concerns. But now that you are making big changes in your […]

How to Keep Your Divorce from Sabotaging Your Children’s College Education

Most parents consider a college education important to their children’s future, but a divorce could negatively impact the college planning process. Especially when financial resources are constrained. Where parents may have planned to pay for an ivy league education, they may now have to consider a state university. By establishing college savings accounts such as 529 […]