Tag: RETIREMENT

DEBTORS’ HELL – PART I – THE BOSTON GLOBE

DEBTORS’ HELL – PART I – THE BOSTON GLOBE

No mercy for consumers Firms’ tactics are one mark of system that penalizes those who owe By The Boston Globe Spotlight Team – July 28, 2006 This stay was reported by Spotlight team members Michael Rezendes, Beth Healy, Francie Latour, Heather Allen, and editor Walter...

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WILL BANKRUPTCY AFFECT MY SECURITY CLEARANCE?

WILL BANKRUPTCY AFFECT MY SECURITY CLEARANCE?

Generally, filing for bankruptcy in Hawaii will not be an automatic bar to obtaining a security clearance. Additionally being financially irresponsible and dragging around bad credit can jeopardize an existing security clearance. So whether your bankruptcy 7...

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YOU DON’T NEED TO SUFFER IN YOUR RETIREMENT YEARS

YOU DON’T NEED TO SUFFER IN YOUR RETIREMENT YEARS

Before you go raiding your retirement accounts to pay off your credit card debt you need to know the consequences. When creditors are calling you, your family, your work – harassing you and threatening lawsuits, it’s really tempting to look at the money sitting in an...

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CHAPTER 7 AND MILITARY PERSONNEL

CHAPTER 7 AND MILITARY PERSONNEL

We help many military service members in Hawaii, and are familiar with their particular income, expense and debt challenges. There are two favorable treatments that the law provides to service members in allowing them a free pass from being subjected to the famous...

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DO I HAVE TO FILE BANKRUPTCY WITH MY SPOUSE?

Like filing taxes, it is your choice whether you file an individual or a joint bankruptcy. There can be advantages and disadvantages. One of the advantages of only one spouse filing is that the bankruptcy will only be reported on that person’s credit report. So the...

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WAGE GARNISHMENT IN HAWAII

It’s payday, money’s looking tight and you are looking forward to getting your paycheck. If one of your creditors has gotten a judgment against you for money you owe, and has used that judgment to garnish your wages, you could be in for a shock. Garnishment in Hawaii...

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