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Clear the Clutter to Bring New Energy into Your Life

Happy New Year to everyone!  With a new year ringing in you may find the urge to tackle tasks that may have seemed too daunting before.  Clearing the clutter from your life can give you a sense of accomplishment and renewed energy to take on other challenges.  So often I find that people are so overwhelmed by everyday life that…read more →

Let Your Best Shine in 2009!

I like these ideas.  So many people make resolutions that they don’t keep…I know I’ve been guilty as well.  This year try something a little different with some of the ideas below.  And remember if you fall off track, get up as soon as you can and start running again! Make this your best year ever…."Let Your Best Shine in…read more →

NY Times Interview – CNN and Good Morning America want you!

Happy New Year to Everyone! I hope that you all enjoyed blessed holidays.  I would like to share with you the news of my quote in the NY Times today.  Recently I received a call from a reporter there doing a story on the down housing market and it’s effects on those in divorce.  That story was released online today. …read more →

Doing Good With Coffee

Hey all you coffee lovers out there, check this out.  Looking for a great last minute gift idea? Recently I learned about a local coffee shop within the Walton on the Chattahoochee River Community in Atlanta.  At this coffee shop, now open to the public, you can buy specially bagged coffee from the Land of a Thousand Hills in Rwanda. …read more →

Beginning Divorce? Mind Your Money Matters

As we come toward the end of another year, many people start thinking about changes they want to see in their lives for the new year.  If divorce is in your future, this article I wrote recently can be invaluable to your financial prosperity.   Mind Your Money Matters – Beginning Divorce By Lisa C. Decker, CDFA Keeping an eye…read more →

The Holidays – Finding the True Gifts Within

It’s that time of year again when the hustle and bustle of the holidays hits us.  We seek an attitude of gratitude over Thanksgiving and then run head long right into the shopping, cooking, entertaining and in many cases, budget-busting gift giving holidays. For many people, by the time the big day(s) get here, they are so exhausted and spent,…read more →

You don’t always know, what you don’t know

I had a fabulous day yesterday meeting with several attorneys and a mediator through out the course of the day.  Dishing up divorce while we ate was of course the top topic at hand. I love speaking about my profession because it is so unique.  Getting a chance to educate others from clients to professionals helps me each time I…read more →

Leave a Legacy of Love…Now

  A dear friend of mine, SharonKay, lost her sister a few weeks ago.  Kathy Bailey Bonner, passed away on her 55th birthday from complications of Hepatitis C, mainly liver failure. Her full story is on  My deepest condolences go out to her and her family. When SharonKay and I talked recently, she spoke about not only the pain of…read more →

When Life Throws a Curve Ball…

  Boy, how life can throw a curve ball at us, eh?  One day you’re going through life happy and healthy.  Next thing you know your world is turned upside down and inside out by unexpected changes such as stock market crashes, health challenges and cheating spouses.  It’s rare the person who escapes them.  My biggest curve ball came when…read more →