Student loans may go into default if co-signer dies or declares bankruptcy

Financial planners recommend that if you have to choose between financing your retirement and financing your child’s (or grandchild’s) education—choose your retirement.  That’s usually because it’s difficult for most people to do both and their retirement savings take a hit as a result.  But, if you are only thinking about co-signing a loan rather than…

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IRS Scams

You’ve heard the expression “the taxman cometh,” but can he “calleth?”  That question should be going through anyone’s mind who receives a phone call from the IRS.  Seattle-area Elder Law Attorney, Rajiv Nagaich was home one day when his wife received a call that she was being sued.  The caller identified herself as an IRS…

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