Trust Fund Baby — Why Don’t We

March 11, 2018 Brian V. Lee

I don’t want a girl who Gets a car for her sweet sixteen Or spends a stack of dollar bills On a limousine I want a girl who takes the bus And who wears baggy jeans Rockin’ Nike Airs What [ . . . ]

How Much Will I Have to Pay in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

March 1, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is sometimes called the “wage-earner’s bankruptcy.” The Chapter 13 Plan requires a monthly payment over a period of 36 to 60 months. Self-employed people cut a monthly check to the Chapter 13 trustee. People employed by companies [ . . . ]

Student Loans: The Only Type of Risk-Free Lending

February 27, 2018 Brian V. Lee

The only type of risk-free lending in the United States is student lending. Student loans cannot be discharged in bankruptcy and can even survive your death. No other type of lender in America is afforded the same protections as student [ . . . ]

Ain’t No Money — Roseanne Cash

February 25, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Every day now I hear people say My ship is sailing, could be any day Any day now It might not feel so blue My baby tells me, “Stop and look around If you ain’t careful, hon, you’re trouble-bound” Run [ . . . ]

What Is Mortgage Reinstatement?

February 22, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Mortgage reinstatement is your first and best loss mitigation option when facing foreclosure. Mortgage reinstatement means catching up your missed mortgage payments, along with all associated late fees and charges. To reinstate, you must pay the full amount due and owing [ . . . ]

How Do We Reverse Extreme Wealth Concentration?

February 19, 2018 Brian V. Lee

The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) published a white paper titled Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us. The IPS is a multi-issue think tank that has been conducting research on inequality for more than 20 years. The key [ . . . ]

What is a Motion for Relief from Automatic Stay?

February 13, 2018 Brian V. Lee

In bankruptcy, a Motion for Relief from Automatic Stay (in short, an “MFRS”) is an attempt by a creditor to initiate or continue certain collection efforts. The Automatic Stay takes immediate effect in every bankruptcy case. The Automatic Stay prohibits creditors from [ . . . ]

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