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Tag : Retirement

Retirement Planning Through Bankruptcy

Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Estate Planning & Bankruptcy, Family Law and Bankruptcy

My husband is at it again; writing blog articles for me that is. Here are his thoughts on retirement planning and bankrutpcy: It surprises me that many people are not as concerned as retirement as I am. I guess my “normal” is just not quite aligned with other people’s “normal”.  I recently heard of a […]

Bankruptcy as Retirement Planning Strategy

Chapter 7

There is a growing need for those entering their ‘golden years’ to face the reality of a fixed income that once looked like a hefty savings plan, plus Social Security is now Social Security alone; if you’re lucky.  The stock market plummet has cut many Baby Boomer’s nest eggs by as much as 50% with […]

Using Credit Cards or Retirement to Pay Medical Bills is a Bad Idea

Chapter 7

Now, I’m no math expert; that’s why I went to law school.  The other day, I heard someone mention that they were tired of the medical bills they were receiving and they were just going to pay those medical bills with credit cards.  Unbelievable.  You’re of above level intelligence if you’re reading this post because […]

Can I Fund My IRA Before I File For Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy Law Overview, Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Exemptions, Taxes & Bankruptcy

Let’s talk about your retirement accounts as they relate to your decision to file for bankruptcy.  There are many varieties and vehicles for retirements savings that include pensions, 401k, 403b, IRA and Roth IRA accounts.  Perhaps there are others that I am not aware of.  As I have said before, DO NOT CASH OUT YOUR […]