Learning with the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts

Welcome to IDFA Learning, our new learning platform for CDFA professionals from across the country.  Here you can register for upcoming webinars, manage your Continuing Education requirements for certification, find blogs and articles on finance and divorce, watch past presentations, and more.

We have already uploaded some of our most popular articles and blogs here, and you can expect more content soon from us. Start learning today!

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Criminal Divorce
In this session, we will dig deep into how to recognize criminal behavior. We will discuss the warning signs, red flags and distress signals being sent by clients that indicate extra scrutiny may be needed to determine any extent of criminality. Lastly, Peggy will share her experiences with criminal divorces and their outcomes.
Reverse Mortgage Solutions for Housing and Settlement During Silver Divorce
When analyzing housing wealth as a divorce asset, a reverse mortgage may be a vehicle to provide secure housing for one or both parties or a source for settlement options for homeowners age 62 or older.
How the Divorce Act Amendments Affect Your Clients
The amendments to the federal Divorce Act are expected to be passed soon, making divorce less of a battle zone; especially for parents. During this webinar, Marlene will discuss these amendments in more detail and link how these amendments will relate to financial professionals working with divorcing clients.

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Lifestyle Analysis
During this session, Justin Reckers will walk you through the theory, practical application and actual preparation of a Lifestyle Analysis in Matrimonial Dissolution matters. Sometimes called Marital Standard of Living Analysis, the concept of Lifestyle Analytics can be used in support of alimony and child support cases as well as characterization of assets between marital and separate property and finally uncovering hidden assets.
The Role of the CDFA® in the Collaborative Law Process
With over a dozen successful cases as a Financial Neutral, Diane Pappas offers her best practices, from how to get involved with a collaborative group to what to do as a neutral and more importantly, what not to do.
Maximizing the Role of the Financial Neutral in Collaborative Divorce
The financial neutral role in Collaborative Divorce Cases can present challenges that you may not have faced in your other cases. This webinar will explore why to use a financial neutral, what our role is and how we can help to optimize settlements, and how the team can help support us for the most positive client outcomes.
Creating Assets Using Premium Finance and Existing Expenses
For clients going through a divorce, a holistic approach to a client’s financial plan and life insurance should be a core focus; specifically, premium financed life insurance. Through a series of case studies and examples, David will explore real, tangible benefits for clients who may not be in a cash position to pay large annual premiums for permanent life insurance policies.
Criminal Divorce
In this session, we will dig deep into how to recognize criminal behavior. We will discuss the warning signs, red flags and distress signals being sent by clients that indicate extra scrutiny may be needed to determine any extent of criminality. Lastly, Peggy will share her experiences with criminal divorces and their outcomes.
Reverse Mortgage Solutions for Housing and Settlement During Silver Divorce
When analyzing housing wealth as a divorce asset, a reverse mortgage may be a vehicle to provide secure housing for one or both parties or a source for settlement options for homeowners age 62 or older.

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Lifestyle Analysis
During this session, Justin Reckers will walk you through the theory, practical application and actual preparation of a Lifestyle Analysis in Matrimonial Dissolution matters. Sometimes called Marital Standard of Living Analysis, the concept of Lifestyle Analytics can be used in support of alimony and child support cases as well as characterization of assets between marital and separate property and finally uncovering hidden assets.
The Role of the CDFA® in the Collaborative Law Process
With over a dozen successful cases as a Financial Neutral, Diane Pappas offers her best practices, from how to get involved with a collaborative group to what to do as a neutral and more importantly, what not to do.
Maximizing the Role of the Financial Neutral in Collaborative Divorce
The financial neutral role in Collaborative Divorce Cases can present challenges that you may not have faced in your other cases. This webinar will explore why to use a financial neutral, what our role is and how we can help to optimize settlements, and how the team can help support us for the most positive client outcomes.
Creating Assets Using Premium Finance and Existing Expenses
For clients going through a divorce, a holistic approach to a client’s financial plan and life insurance should be a core focus; specifically, premium financed life insurance. Through a series of case studies and examples, David will explore real, tangible benefits for clients who may not be in a cash position to pay large annual premiums for permanent life insurance policies.
Criminal Divorce
In this session, we will dig deep into how to recognize criminal behavior. We will discuss the warning signs, red flags and distress signals being sent by clients that indicate extra scrutiny may be needed to determine any extent of criminality. Lastly, Peggy will share her experiences with criminal divorces and their outcomes.
Reverse Mortgage Solutions for Housing and Settlement During Silver Divorce
When analyzing housing wealth as a divorce asset, a reverse mortgage may be a vehicle to provide secure housing for one or both parties or a source for settlement options for homeowners age 62 or older.