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The Northern Trust Institute

Insights for the Unexpectedly Single

Major life changes can be among our most demanding experiences. Prepare for your next chapter with expert advice.

The Unexpectedly Single Journey

Navigating new circumstances requires understanding the choices you are likely to face, building the right team and, often, a positive approach to change.

Step 01

Preparing for the Unexpected

Getting organized and creating a plan are the first steps to achieving peace of mind. Learn about the process and how to successfully engage with the right team of advisors.

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The Well-Prepared Spouse

Gain a complete view of your wealth, goals and intentions.

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Who Do You Want On Your Divorce Team?

Build the right professional team to guide you through divorce.

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What You Can Learn From My Divorce

Navigate the challenges of a high net-worth divorce.

Step 11

Navigating the Process

In order to properly evaluate your options, it is important to understand key details about your estate, establish your priorities, and learn what your settlement might mean for your future.

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Divorce and The Liquidity Crunch

Ways to strategically use credit during divorce.

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Divorce & Real Estate: Avoiding a Tax Surprise

Align assets and goals with expert analysis.

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Trends & Strategies

Divorce and Illiquid Assets: Strategies for Moving Forward

How to split private business interests in divorce.

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Financial Mistakes Women Make During the Divorce Process

Take steps to avoid common high net worth pitfalls.

Step 21

Building a New Foundation

Position yourself to thrive by creating a plan that aligns with your new financial landscape, illuminates new opportunities, and protects your wealth going forward.

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Discovering New Possibilities

Learn how one woman moved past worry and is confidently guiding her financial future.

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First Financial Steps for the Newly Single

Position yourself to financially thrive in your next chapter.

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The Gray Remarriage: Avoid Accidentally Disinheriting Your Loved Ones

In blended marriages, the threat of accidental disinheritance is real.

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Case Study

How One Family Instilled Purpose in Their Wealth Plan

Avoid family conflict with a new approach to wealth planning.

2022 Wealth Planning Outlook

Explore five key themes – and corresponding advice – that could impact your wealth plan this year.

Explore Specialized Advice

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Executive

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Multigenerational Families

OPTIMIZE YOUR WEALTH PLAN

Guided by The Northern Trust Institute’s evidence-based approach, our advisors can recommend strategies that have proven most effective for clients like you. Request a meeting to begin improving your plan.

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE

The Northern Trust Institute is a collaboration of more than 175 experts who harness insights from real-world client outcomes and equip our clients with advice that is tested, meaningful and timely.