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The calculator - is it successful?

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11 Oct 12 #360364 by ayeayecapn
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I like the calculator and the ability to see possible outcomes when figures are adjusted one way and another.

I was wondering, has anyone used the figures they''ve got from it as a basis for an offer and if so how close did they get to its projections?

My x2b appears not to want (or even consider) what I''ve proposed (which is not based on the calculator).

When I run the numbers through the calculator it suggests I get much, much more than I''m proposing.

Should I try and show x2b the numbers from the calculator in order to try and get some response?

We are in mediation and the mediators suggested we get some legal advice. I can''t afford that. There''s a chance that I''m being arrogant when I suggest they were directing those comments at x2b as I really believe my offer is a good one.

I always appreciate the feedback on here, thanks.

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11 Oct 12 #360442 by sulkypants
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It did not work for me.

I did not find it easy to use, it would not process it once I put the figures in, it kept asking me to fill in other information that I did not know the answers to.

There was a huge difference in what I got 60/40 to what it said I could get 80/20.

I think had I pushed for that I would probably be fish food lol.

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11 Oct 12 #360443 by esox11
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I hope its wrong for me.... otherwise I am in deep do do!

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11 Oct 12 #360445 by dukey
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For most the calc is of little use, its a very blunt tool when a sharp knife is needed, it cannot take into consideration many factors that are important.

If you want advice its best to post on site, let a real person help.

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11 Oct 12 #360460 by ayeayecapn
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Thanks for the feedback.

My offer is outlined here www.wikivorce.com/divorce/Divorce-Advice...gree-settlement.html

The only update is that I now have pension transfer value of x2b which is approx £220,000.00

Based on the feedback regarding the calculator perhaps it can be used, at best, as a blunt ballpark amount?

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