By Don Goldberg, JD, CLU, ChFC and Chris Schiffer, CPA of AEPG® Wealth Strategies
As a child do you recall the fable of Jack and the Beanstalk? In that tale Jack buys magic beans instead of milk which his mother sent him to the market to get. Thinking him a fool for buying beans, . . . → Read More: Protect Yourself and Your Family with Adequate Disability Insurance
Sponsored by the American College of Bankruptcy and the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
HOLD THE DATE: October 31, 2013, 3:00 pm- Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia
This one hour session will include an entertaining discussion of the National Bankruptcy Archives Oral History Project and how to prepare for in-depth interviewing and recording . . . → Read More: Everything You Want To Know About The National Bankruptcy Archives
By Wendell Sherk, Missouri Bankruptcy Attorney
(Reprinted with permission. Posted 9/19/13 http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/can-13-still-strip-2nd-mortgages-yes/)
It’s back to the future time again, and this time it seems like the lawyers stole our flux capacitor!
You can use Chapter 13 to “strip off” a home equity or other 2nd mortgage on a home, if there is no value . . . → Read More: Can Chapter 13 Still Strip 2nd Mortgages? Yes!
National Consumer Law Center Contact: Jan Kruse, firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-542-8010
(BOSTON) – A federal court has ruled that a landmark discrimination lawsuit against Morgan Stanley can move forward. Judge Harold Baer denied in part the investment bank’s motion to dismiss the case, which alleges Morgan Stanley violated the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by encouraging . . . → Read More: Judge Rules Lawsuit, First To Link Bundling Of Mortgage-Backed Securities And Racial Discrimination, Can Proceed
Last week, two article links were of particular interest to readers so here is a second chance:
Trustee Fires Shot Across Bankruptcy Bar’s Bow Three Reasons Why Bankruptcies Are . . . → Read More: Worth Mentioning Again . . .
Monitor Finds Lenders Failing Terms of Settlement
Banks Not Following Mortgage Standards
Disappointing Foreclosure Settlement
Still Time To Register for NACTT in New York City
Joseph A. Smith, Monitor of the Office of Mortgage Settlement will present a timely update and be available for questions on Sunday, August 4th.
Register . . . → Read More: Regarding the Mortgage Settlement
11th Circuit: Money in Rothstein Law Firm Accounts Can’t Be Forfeited to Feds
Feds’ Seizure of Some Rothstein Assets Not Warranted, Appeals Court Rules
The above links are not password protected.
(Reprinted with permission. First published in the January 2013 Consumer Law Newsletter of the State Bar of Michigan, V.17, No. 1) By Rex Anderson, Esq., Divison, MI
The TCPA is one of the most popular federal consumer laws of all time. Its purpose is to protect our right to privacy. This law allows “we . . . → Read More: The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)— 47 U.S.C. § 227 – What’s the TCPA All About?