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Donna Cates is a Senior Financial Advisor who serves as a trusted advisor to three specific groups: those nearing retirement or recently retired; women in transition; and family law attorneys. Donna works with her clients to develop and implement comprehensive financial plans that relate directly to their unique financial goals and personal values. She understands that most people strive not only to have money but also to live free from financial worry --so they can live a life that excites them, nurtures those they love, and fulfills their highest aspirations.

Donna earned her BBA in Management and Psychology from Georgia State University and possesses Series 6, 7, 63, 65, and insurance licenses. She completed certification as a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor and is one of only eight Certified Divorce Financial Analysts in the state of Alabama.

Donna is passionate about educating and empowering people to manage their financial well-being, She has spoken for numerous professional, civic, and religious organizations including: Central Alabama Women’s Business Organization; Vestavia Hills Rotary Club; Attorney Solo Practitioners Association of Alabama; Business Professional Women’s Organization; Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Roundtables; women’s Section of the Birmingham Bar Association; St. Claire County Bar Association; Vulcan Employees Development Association; Church of Brook Hills; and the Birmingham Girl Scouts. Donna also provides continuing legal education (CLE) programs for attorneys and continuing professional education (CPE) programs for CPAs.

Donna is involved in the community professionally through the Executive Women’s Roundtable of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and the Business Network International (BNI). She served as BNI’s first president and grew the chapter from five to 45 professional members in just one year. Donna currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and is an active volunteer for the organization.

On a personal note, Donna is an avid reader and enjoys snow skiing and hiking.

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At 2:20pm on February 10, 2010, Cynthia Tiano, Esq. said…
Hi Donna -

Welcome to Peaceful Divorce! We are honored to have you here and are very much looking forward to you joining this important conversation.

We would love for you to answer the Forum question, "Which Piece Of The Peaceful Divorce Puzzle Do You Have?"

I am looking forward to checking out your site, and connecting!

Let me know if I may help in any way!

Cynthia Tiano, Esq.
Peaceful Divorce Mediator
Author, “Happily Divorced! Secrets of the Win-Win Formula”
At 10:10pm on February 9, 2010, Cindy Harari said…
Welcome to Peaceful Divorce. We are honored to have you here.

Please participate in the important conversations on this site -- add your voice to the existing blogposts or create your own!

If I can be of assistance please let me know.
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