Blog Posts in May, 2014

  • Inherited IRAs- Are They Safe From Creditors?

    || 20-May-2014

    In the last few years, the issue of whether creditors can reach retirement funds inherited by individuals who are in bankruptcy proceedings or contemplating bankruptcy, has become a hot topic. In many courts around the country, this has been labeled a "question of first impression", meaning, it is the first time this question has come before such courts. It seems that many courts are now ...
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  • ARE YOU DROWNING IN STUDENT LOAN DEBT?

    || 18-May-2014

    Many clients who come into my office feel that there is simply nothing they can do about their student loan debt. They have been in endless forbearance or deferment agreements but these are not long term solutions to their debt. In fact, this may only increase their debt and make it more unmanageable. If they are delinquent, they have simply come to believe that there is no solution or that they ...
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  • WHY DID MY NEIGHBOR GET A BETTER LOAN MODIFICATION THAN ME?

    || 18-May-2014

    Why Loan Modifications are More Complicated Than You Think Unfortunately, obtaining a loan modification is far from a straightforward process. Putting aside the frustration of actually applying for a loan modification with banks that don't seem to care about you, the question of whether you can get a loan modification and what kind of modification you can get seems to be a mystery. It ...
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