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We provide the tools to empower you so you understand your rights and can protect yourself.

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Business Disputes: When It’s Time to Sue

December 27, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Most business disputes are the result of a breach of contract. Since contracts are written documents, the language of the contract, as well as the actions of the parties, will determine whether the dispute will result in litigation. Be reasonable [ . . . ]

The 6 Biggest Student Loan Debt Mistakes to Avoid

December 22, 2017 Brian V. Lee

About $84 billion of the approximately $1.37 trillion in student loan debt that Americans owe is in default. Increasingly, student loan borrowers are finding it too difficult to repay and are simply defaulting. From loan inception to repayment, here are 6 student loan [ . . . ]

Can I Stop Foreclosure Without Filing Bankruptcy?

December 11, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Can you stop foreclosure without filing bankruptcy? The answer depends upon how far in default you are on your mortgage payments. If your mortgage company hasn’t yet scheduled a foreclosure auction, you may have options better than bankruptcy. But once [ . . . ]

Don’t Send Good Money After Bad

December 7, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Don’t send good money after bad. Have you heard the phrase? It means spending even more money on an investment with the hope of recouping your original investment. Most of our clients feel their credit card purchases to be investments. From [ . . . ]

Getting Ahead in Northern Virginia is Not So Easy

December 4, 2017 Brian V. Lee

A new report, Getting Ahead: The Uneven Opportunity Landscape in Northern Virginia (November 28, 2017), shows why getting ahead in Northern Virginia is not so easy, especially if you live within the area’s many “islands of disadvantage.” The authors, from [ . . . ]

Your Best Foreclosure Defense is Persistence

November 29, 2017 Brian V. Lee

per · sis · tence 1. going on stubbornly or resolutely despite opposition or warning 2. insistent repetition of a question or opinion In Washington, D.C. you need both of these definitions to put forth a strong foreclosure defense. Your best [ . . . ]

Spend Time, Not Money, During the Holidays

November 22, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Increasingly, Americans are experiencing time famine, the feeling of having too much to do and not enough time to do it. Life is so fast-paced now. The feeling of not having enough time can drastically affect your level of happiness. In [ . . . ]

Bankruptcy Could Help You Keep Your Security Clearance

November 20, 2017 Brian V. Lee

All security clearance levels are subject to periodic reinvestigation. Confidential clearances require renewal every 15 years, Secret requires every 10 years, and Top Secret requires reinvestigation every 5 years. Bankruptcy will definitely affect your initial security clearance review and, in [ . . . ]

4 Tips to Protect Yourself from Credit Fraud

November 15, 2017 Brian V. Lee

The recent Equifax breach has left 145.5 million Americans facing a lifetime of higher risk for credit fraud. All Americans should now assume that their most sensitive financial data has been compromised. Here are 4 tips to protect yourself from [ . . . ]

Feds Sue the Nation’s Largest Debt Settlement Company

November 13, 2017 Brian V. Lee

On November 8, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sued the nation’s largest debt settlement company, Freedom Debt Relief, part of the Freedom Financial Network. According to the CFPB, Freedom deceives consumers by charging them without without settling their [ . . . ]

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