Peggy L. Tracy (MBA, CFP®, CDFA™, CFE) has been the sole owner of Priority Planning, a tax
She taught in the Certified Financial Planner program for 14 years, and she is a past-president of the Greater Chicago Chapter of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners.
Peggy received a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in finance at Mundelein College and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at Loyola University. Among her professional credentials and designations are the passing the Certified Public Accounting exam in 1981, Certified Financial Planner
She is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and was president of Divorce Illinois from 2008 to 2014. She was the 2013 chairperson of the ADFP national conference in Chicago, Ill and is currently on the 2015/2016 Board of Directors of the ADFP.
Peggy has appeared in an expert capacity on many television and radio shows and has been quoted in the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, Mutual Funds Magazine and Financial Planning magazine. She has been featured by WSJ.com about her divorce detective work. She had her first article published in
She enjoys public speaking and never turns down an invitation to promote divorce financial planning and fraud investigation to the public or to speak to her colleagues on more technical matters. Over the years, Peggy has spoken at many Bar Association functions about divorce dissipation and fraud in marriage. She spoke at the
“Compulsive Buying Disorder” – or “spendaholism” or being a “shopaholic” – is characterized by poor impulse-control. It has the potential to create emotional and financial distress, both of which can wreak havoc on a marriage.
There are warning signs that your spouse may have committed financial fraud in your marriage; the greater the number of red flags, the more likely that there is something fishy about the family’s finances.