At This Most Difficult Time: 5 Tips to Survive Widowhood Financially

It's important not to rush big decisions, but here's an outline of tasks that need to be done and where to start.

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Losing a spouse is one of life’s most emotionally devastating events, and many financial advisers recommend not making major financial decisions during that first year of grieving. But after a period of time, financial decisions will need to be made.

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Thomas P. Keller, CFP,  CLU
Partner, Kehoe Financial Advisors

Thomas P. Keller is a partner at Kehoe Financial Advisors in Cincinnati. Tom joined the firm in 1999 and became partner in 2003. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Tom is a Registered Representative and IAR with Kestra Investment Services and Kestra Advisory Services. He received his CFP designation in 2004.