Bankruptcy News Briefs- 9/19

Our midweek bankruptcy news briefs read…

Debt Consolidation vs. Bankruptcy – Which Option is Better?

Deciding Whether to File for Bankruptcy: Consumer Debt Advice from NCLC

DeVos Gets Another Chance on Obama Loan Rule

How Retired Investors Can Avoid Bankruptcy Woes

Does My Vote Impact Student Loans? These 2018 Candidates Want To Change Higher Ed

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How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Gene Melchionne, Esq. & Jim Haller, Esq.

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What are the fastest least expensive methods to get accurate values for your client’s assets? Gene and Jim will discuss time tested methods to determine values on real estate, vehicles, and other property. Join us to learn how to save time and money while increasing the accuracy of your information.

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

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Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

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Join us for a discussion of the most interesting recent cases from each federal circuit led by the NACBA Circuit Leader for each circuit. Stay on top of the most interesting cases from across the country.

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 9/18

Tuesday’s headlines read…

Betsy DeVos Loses Lawsuit On Student Loan Forgiveness

Education Dept. Ruled Irrational In Nixing Debt Collection Deal

Education Dept. Blocked From Canceling Debt Collection Contracts

Judge Rules in Favor of PCAs; ED Permanently Enjoined from Cancelling Debt Collection Solicitation

Scratch Raises $17 Million to Make Loan Payments Less Awful

7 Creative Strategies for Paying Off Student Loans

Creature Comforts, Entitlement and Student Debt: Are They Related?

Ameritech Financial: More Corporations Offering Assistance With College and Student Loan Debt

New Poll Finds Americans Believe College Is Worth Attending, But Not Necessary To Get Ahead

Gen Z says it plans to buy homes soon, despite college debt

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S SEPTEMBER WEBINAR!

How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Gene Melchionne, Esq. & Jim Haller, Esq.

Register HERE

What are the fastest least expensive methods to get accurate values for your client’s assets? Gene and Jim will discuss time tested methods to determine values on real estate, vehicles, and other property. Join us to learn how to save time and money while increasing the accuracy of your information.

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

Register HERE

Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

Register HERE

Join us for a discussion of the most interesting recent cases from each federal circuit led by the NACBA Circuit Leader for each circuit. Stay on top of the most interesting cases from across the country.

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 9/17

We start this new week with the following briefs…

A Great New Way Your Employer Might Help You With Student Loan Debt

The 30 cities where millennials carry the most debt don’t include New York or San Francisco

Why You Might Not Want to Pay Off Your Mortgage or Student Loans Early

‘I’m Assuming I’m Not Going to Get an Answer’: Ocasio-Cortez Pressed on $40T Policy Plan

Soaring college costs force new strategies: Pathways to Prosperity

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S WEBINAR HAPPENING IN 10 DAYS!

How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Gene Melchionne, Esq. & Jim Haller, Esq.

Register HERE

What are the fastest least expensive methods to get accurate values for your client’s assets? Gene and Jim will discuss time tested methods to determine values on real estate, vehicles, and other property. Join us to learn how to save time and money while increasing the accuracy of your information.

ARE YOU READY FOR NACBA’S MEMBER ONLY SUMMIT AT SEA?

NACBA is pleased and excited to announce the return of our Members-Only Summit at Sea! Mark your calendars, save the dates, and prepare to set sail on NACBA’s maiden voyage at sea!

CLE AT SEA

CLE Sessions will take place on December 1st during the “Day at Sea.” Session titles are listed below. Descriptions and presenter info can be found by clicking here.

  1. Pieces of Eight, err, Seven: The Risks and Rewards of Unbundling Chapter 7.
  2. Land Ho! How to Introduce Valuation Evidence in Bankruptcy.
  3. Walk the Plank: Insolvency Procedures in Other Countries
  4. Avast Ye! Benefits of the New Tax Law & Applicability to Solo Practitioners.
  5. Scurvy Dogs: Petition Preparers, Debt Settlement Scams and other Pirates
  6. Yo Ho Ho and a Bucket of Income: Top 10 Ways to Double Your Lead Conversion Rate and Your Revenues in Less Than 6 Months

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 9/14

It’s Friday! Before the weekend starts, check out the following…

The Biggest Bankruptcies in America’s History Prove No One Is ‘Too Big to Fail’

Rising Student Loan Debt Prevents Saving, Buying a Home

The Most Significant Unresolved Legal Issue In Trademark Licensing

4 things that can push you into bankruptcy late in life

Judge Rejects DeVos’s Halt of Rule to Help Defrauded Students

Want Public Service Loan Forgiveness? How To Avoid Mistakes — And Fix Those You’ve Already Made

BankThink Here’s what the CFPB’s sandbox should look like

House Committee Approves CFPB Guidance, Data Breach Legislation

CFPB Files Opposition Brief in Fifth Circuit Interlocutory Appeal of All American Check Cashing

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S SEPTEMBER WEBINAR!

How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Gene Melchionne, Esq. & Jim Haller, Esq.

Register HERE

What are the fastest least expensive methods to get accurate values for your client’s assets? Gene and Jim will discuss time tested methods to determine values on real estate, vehicles, and other property. Join us to learn how to save time and money while increasing the accuracy of your information.

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

Register HERE

Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

Register HERE

Join us for a discussion of the most interesting recent cases from each federal circuit led by the NACBA Circuit Leader for each circuit. Stay on top of the most interesting cases from across the country.

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 9/13

Today’s bankruptcy news briefs include…

JOB: Assistant United States Trustee

Mick Mulvaney: Dodd-Frank gave us several different things to do

Mick Mulvaney worries about the ‘moral’ consequences of failing to pay back student loans

D.C. District Court: Devos’s delay of the Borrower Defense Rule was arbitrary and capricious

CFPB Responds to ABA Concerns Over Records Disclosure Proposal in Final Rule

CFPB, NCUA Pledge to Rein in Regulatory Guidance

Wells’ Plan To Compensate Auto Insurance Holders Rejected

Bankruptcy Trustee Sues Feds, Lenders Over ITT Loans

August bankruptcy filings jump 10%

Justice Scalia’s Contributions to the Development of Bankruptcy Law

Report on IRS Private Debt Collection Program Gives Good Reviews to Agencies, Criticized IRS Management of Program

One step closer for IRS nominee

State cracking down on student loan debt

Looking at the Student Loan Debt Crisis

Pay Off Student Loans or Save For Retirement?

CommonBond Offers Student Loan Refinancing to U.S. Immigrants With Work Visas

Time for Colleges to Get Some Skin in the Game

Americans owe more money than ever, but no, they are not being crushed by debt

New study shows where millennials have the most debt

Local experts: could another housing bust be on the way?

The Next Financial Calamity Is Coming. Here’s What to Watch.

The Epicenter of the Housing Bust Is Booming Again. (That’s a Warning Sign.)

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S SEPTEMBER WEBINAR!

How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Gene Melchionne, Esq. & Jim Haller, Esq.

Register HERE

What are the fastest least expensive methods to get accurate values for your client’s assets? Gene and Jim will discuss time tested methods to determine values on real estate, vehicles, and other property. Join us to learn how to save time and money while increasing the accuracy of your information.

SAVE THE DATES!

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 9/07

The weekend is in sight! Until then, check out the following briefs…

Responding to Consumer-Initiated Inquiry After “Cease” Letter Did Not Violate FDCPA, Eighth Circuit Court Holds

Consumer protection bureau faces constitutional challenge in Supreme Court

CFPB Suffers Another Appeals Court Loss Over Investigative Authority

CFPB Issues First Supervision Report Under Mulvaney

How To Help Your Children Minimize Future Student Loan Debt

As student loan debt rises, parents of college-bound kids stash money away

Student Debt Viewpoints: Congressman Tom Reed

House Passes Guthrie, Bonamici Student Loan Bill

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S SEPTEMBER WEBINAR!

How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Gene Melchionne, Esq. & Jim Haller, Esq.

Register HERE

What are the fastest least expensive methods to get accurate values for your client’s assets? Gene and Jim will discuss time tested methods to determine values on real estate, vehicles, and other property. Join us to learn how to save time and money while increasing the accuracy of your information.

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 9/06

It’s not throwback Thursday for us because here are today’s news briefs…

Times are good, but don’t sleep at the wheel

Students need to fight for protections from predatory loan practices

Do you know what your lending customers really want?

14 AGs implore CFPB to enforce Equal Credit Opportunity Act

A.G. Underwood Calls On CFPB To Continue Enforcement Of Federal Law To Protect Against Credit Discrimination

What Borrowers Need to Know About Navient Lawsuits

3 Ways Trump May Change Student Loans

Student Loan Assistance: The Next Big Thing?

Study Predicts Rising College Cost and Debt Will Lead to Home Foreclosures

Congress is set to vote on more mandatory financial counseling to help curb student loan defaults

What the new tax law means for your college savings plan

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S SEPTEMBER WEBINAR!

How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Gene Melchionne, Esq. & Jim Haller, Esq.

Register HERE

What are the fastest least expensive methods to get accurate values for your client’s assets? Gene and Jim will discuss time tested methods to determine values on real estate, vehicles, and other property. Join us to learn how to save time and money while increasing the accuracy of your information.