You have the agreement and know the final outcome. You can work within the financial parameters and make all your own decisions. You may well experience a feeling of freedom and power. It is important to have a financial plan to stay on track. You don’t want to sabotage your future by splurging on a new kitchen or European vacation with that lump sum. Now is the time to learn to manage investments, taxes and cash flow so you can have a long, happy, relaxed future!