Bankruptcy News Briefs- 11/22

Before the weekend begins, take a look at the latest…

Americans are holding record levels of credit card debt — but still planning a holiday splurge

Trump pledge to forgive disabled veterans’ student loans delayed — at Education Department

Personal loans are ‘growing like a weed,’ a potential warning sign for the U.S. economy

Legitimate Debt Collector or Scam? CFPB Releases Video to Educate Consumers on Spotting the Differences

CFPB and State AGs Sue Student Loan Debt Relief Companies

Student Loan Borrowers Need More Protection—and California Is Leading the Way

Bumble Bee Files for Bankruptcy With $925 Million Offer From Taiwan’s FCF

Diversion Program Trims Bad Check Writers’ Debt Collection Suit

Congressmen introduce bill to ‘shield’ veterans from VA overpayment errors that lead to debt

More companies helping students with loan debt

Why I Started Saving for My Kids’ College Before They Were Born

REGISTER FOR NACBA’S LIVE WEBINARS!

Consumer Bankruptcy Watch: What’s Hot in Consumer Bankruptcy Law Today
Date: December 5, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Henry Sommer, Esq., Tara Twomey, Esq. & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

The panel will cover the latest hot topic in consumer bankruptcy law, including any pending cases before the Supreme Court and important Court of Appeals cases to watch.

Why You Should Attend: Don’t be the last to know what issues are coming next to a court near you. Find out what to expect by learning about the trends and case law are working their through the courts.

Means Test Game Show: Is it income or an expense?
Date: December 19, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Cost: $25 Member / $75 Non Member
Presenters: Jenny Doling, Esq., Marybeth Ausbrooks, Esq., Gene Melchionne Esq. & James Haller, Esq.
Register HERE

Join our holiday panel for a game show quiz focusing on allowable or required income and expenses. You can’t lose even if you get the answers wrong..

Why You Should Attend: Ask yourself these questions. Is a withdrawal from a 401k income that should push your client into a five year plan? Is a 401k contribution a permissible expense? Is child support that isn’t received income? Is child support that is not being paid an expense? Your client wants to claim $900.00 in pet expenses for 8 pets. Is that expense ridiculous? Can you justify it? Learn the answers to these questions and more. Come join us!

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