Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast

“Money Talks: How to Have Candid Conversations About Money” with Financial Expert, Jason Crowley on Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast #166

October 21, 2019

Are finances the #1 cause for divorce?  Many studies say that they are.  Some even liken money and marriage to be similar to oil and water – they don’t mix.  But that doesn’t have to be the case.  In this episode, Rebecca Zung, Esq. and Susan Guthrie, Esq. talk with financial expert Jason Crowley, who sheds light on how to have candid conversations about money.  

Discussing such personal finance topics such as how to deal with financial disagreements and financial incapability, as well as your money mindset and how to talk to your spouse and your kids about money.  

Jason Crowley is a founding partner of Divorce Capital Planning, co-founder of Divorce Mortgage Advisors, founder of Survive Divorce, and financial advisor at Capital Planning Partners. As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Jason works with our clients and their attorneys to formulate creative options to complicated settlement issues. He specializes in developing comprehensive financial projections to analyze, address, and evaluate all facets of a divorce settlement. Jason has experience modeling cash flow projections and facilitating the division of complex assets such as stock options, business and venture capital interests, and real estate investments.

Jason has extensive training in family law specific Mediation and Collaborative Divorce. He is an active member in a number of professional associations including the Association of Divorce Financial Planners, Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, as well as the California State Bar and County Bar Associations. He is a frequent guest speaker on the financial and tax issues in divorce for local organizations and divorce professionals. Previously, Jason served as a financial planner with Wealth Strategies Group. He began his professional career as a financial analyst at Commerce Capital Group, a boutique investment banking firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services.

Jason earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics and Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he graduated summa cum laude. Jason has the distinction of being one of the select few financial professionals to hold the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) credentials.  He also holds the Financial Industry Regulatory (FINRA) Series 7 and 66 licenses. A Bay area native, Jason resides in Menlo Park.  You can learn more about Jason at


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