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CFPB Clarifies Heirs, Divorcees and Estate Planning Transferees Are Not Subject to Ability-to-Repay Rules

The CFPB issued an interpretive rule to clarify that when a borrower dies, the name of the borrower’s heir generally may be added to the mortgage without triggering the Bureau’s Ability-to-Repay rule. This clarification will...more

"Insights" Newsletter - Spring 2014

In this issue: - Supply Chain Finance as the "New Normal" - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Implements Regulations for Covered Mortgage Loans - Arbitration Guidelines - Navigating Foreclosure...more

Turbervilles Private Client Newsletter - Winter 2011

Welcome to our Winter Newsletter. In this edition, we report on why people are starting to record their internet and computer passwords in their wills. A woman injured while having her hair coloured in a salon is...more

Bankruptcy in Retirement - Protecting Your 401(k), IRA, and Pension

People needing to file bankruptcy after retirement happens more often than one might think. Often one of the causes leading to the bankruptcy is not only the retired person’s financial situation but the financial...more

Protecting Your Retirement Accounts in Bankruptcy

Too often people come to me to file their bankruptcy after they have liquidated their retirement accounts to try and get on top of credit card debt. The end result is a bankruptcy and nothing to fall back on during...more

FinCEN: Elder Abuse - Red Flags

On February 22, 2011, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory to assist the financial industry in reporting instances of financial exploitation of the elderly, a form of elder abuse. Financial...more

Bankruptcy in Retirement: Arizona Bankruptcy Attorney

I meet with a significant number of retired people who are trying to deal with huge amounts of credit card debt with little more than their Social Security income. Trying to make minimum payments of $200-$600 per month when...more

Bankruptcy and Retirement: Financial Hardship in the Golden Years

With the down turn in the economy I am seeing more and more people needing bankruptcy help in the retirement years. This article discusses some of the benefits and protections for those needed bankruptcy relief in their...more

Understanding Lawyer Fees or Is It Wise to Hire an Attorney Based How Much They Charge??

Review this article before you hire an attorney!!!...more

Five Important Checkups for 2011

Now is the time to assess your financial and family fitness for 2011. Plan to make forward progress in all areas by conducting a fitness checkup in five key areas. Take the time to review your credit report, set a budget,...more

What Do Your Twitter Stats Really Mean?

To anyone on Twitter, raise your hand if you don’t pay attention to your number of followers. No matter how not vain you claim to be, your follower number is something that tugs oh-so-gently at your consciousness. To those...more

9 Key Steps to Take Before Hiring a Lawyer

This article addresses the 9 key steps to take before hiring a lawyer....more

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