Here's a piece of counterintuitive advice for widowers and divorcees: You can put financial decisions on hold, at least for a little while.
That's according to Amy Florian, a thanatologist and chief executive of Corgenius, a Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based consultancy that specializes in educating advisors on understanding the grieving process. (Thanatology is the scientific study of death.)
Florian spoke at the Schwab IMPACT conference in San Diego on Oct. 25. Her focus: guiding women investors through life's transitions, including divorce and death.