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SubjectDate Asked
Home Equity versus 401K5/16/2011
  Q: We are looking to do some home improvements ($10,000) and can't decide if we should take out a Home ...
  A: iF YOU PAY IT BACK TO YOUR 401k WITHIN THE REQUIRED TIME, THERE ARE NO ADVERSE TAX RAMIFICATIONS. ...
bank loan5/12/2011
  Q: What should be done if someone finds out that their mother forged their signature on a vehicle loan ...
  A: Take action, go to the Bank and report the forgery. It could mean their mother could be charge with ...
Pushed into being a Cosigner of a Loan4/22/2011
  Q: I am diagnosed with Bipolar and have been hospitalized several times. I was taken advantage of by a ...
  A: Did the bank have any basis of knowing you are bi-polar? Will your doctor give a medical opinion ...
2nd mortgage with Chase2/16/2011
  Q: I have an equity loan with Chase home finance that has been modified. My husband is an auto ...
  A: What state is your home located? Do you owe more on the home than it is worth? Have you contacted ...
Loan2/15/2011
  Q: I have 10k savings where and how can I get credit am just out off study
  A: I suggest you go first to the bank where you have your savings account and request to borrow against ...
Getting small loan with bad credit1/9/2011
  Q: Weikle I am a 24 year old male, and my parents own a small produce business. Recently we opened a ...
  A: Given your situation with your credit rating, you have very few financing options. I take it you ...
car loan of a person that died11/15/2010
  Q: My boyfriend died Halloween eve unexpectedly. He had no will, was living with his brother and has 3 ...
  A: Who is the executor of his estate. The executor needs to sell you the car. If there is no ...
Credit company calling when paying on time10/22/2010
  Q: My son is now in the military before he left he and myself were getting phone calls all the time. He ...
  A: If your son is on active duty he is protected by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (see below). ...
Type of finance9/17/2010
  Q: Outline the various types of finance necessary for the purchase of a restaurant. Give reasons for ...
  A: I think it would be best for your educational endeavors for you to do your own research and answer ...
financing car and debt8/1/2010
  Q: I have two questions. First, if my balance is $18,600 on a car loan with an interest rate of 10.25% ...
  A: To answer your question I need more information. What was the original amount of the loan? How ...
prime rate7/22/2010
  Q: Can you tell me how often the prime rate changes? And do you know of a web site anywhere that I can ...
  A: If your credit card rate changes with the Wall Street Journal Prime Rate (a/k/a "WSJ Prime")it will ...
contacting Americredit about car loan6/13/2010
  Q: My husband and I separated a year ago. He got the truck I got the SUV. Our divorce was final in ...
  A: It sounds like the loan is still in your husband's name (and the loan too). If he has not made the ...
Online loan for $50005/20/2010
  Q: I applied online for a loan and was approved for $5,000, the lender called me and wanted a fax ...
  A: No, this is not how legitimate lenders operate. Good for you for not sending the money as many ...
can credit union keep loan overpayment4/21/2010
  Q: At the end of January, I lost my job. I already have a part time job and will have a full time job ...
  A: What the credit union or any creditor can do is stated in the loan agreement. Generally, they have ...
solution3/22/2010
  Q: FINANCE AND LEASING ASSOCIATION I am Hassan Salami a Loan Lender and a cooperate financial for real ...
  A: Sir, in my opinion you are likely a rip-off artist with no place of business other than a mail box ...
Loan Payoff3/10/2010
  Q: I currently own a restaurant and the financial loans are structured as follows. First position, ...
  A: The short answer is you do not need an attorney, however, if you do not have any experience or ...
DEFAULTED STUDENT LOAN2/20/2010
  Q: I HAVE 32 YEAR OLD STUDENT LOAN IN DEFAULT. I HEARD ALL STUDENT LOANS 30 YEARS OLD ARE FORGIVEN.IS ...
  A: I am not aware of any mass program that would forgive student loan debt. I did some research (hence ...
balloon 3 year interest only residential loan bank fraud2/3/2010
  Q: i had a s.c. bank in beaufort, sc finance my land loan. It was a residential land loan, i was going ...
  A: Without seeing the paperwork, I am in the dark like you. Find out who regulates the bank and make a ...
loan on RV lemon2/2/2010
  Q: I am the sole signer on a 20 yr bank loan for a used RV which has been out of service as much as in ...
  A: Write to the bank and explain your situation with the RV and your desire to sell it and pay the ...
small loans1/27/2010
  Q: This may be the other side of the coin from what your usual questions are. I work with a small loan ...
  A: Nothing you can do but sue for non payment, which is unlikely to get you much or anything. It could ...
loan12/22/2009
  Q: I ask a question last week, but All Experts didn't let me ask another follow up question. here are ...
  A: Have you been operating the restaurant? How long in operation? When did it shut down? Why did it ...
collateral loan12/19/2009
  Q: who will loan money in NYC and use new restaurant equipment as collateral.
  A: Follow-up: Jeff, I do know a person who buys and sells used restauraunt equipment all the time, and ...
Could I have been wrong about how I was added to loan?11/18/2009
  Q: My Husband and a friend of his started a small business with rental property some years ago. ...
  A: This sounds like more of a question for Dr. Phil rather than me. That said, I would take your ...
Credit Defamation11/13/2009
  Q: My fiance and I tried to purchase a car this year and his credit report showed that the car he paid ...
  A: You may have a viable case if you have suffered any damages as a result of the error. Do you have ...
bank responsibility11/13/2009
  Q: I have moved from the state where my car loan is held and need a copy of the title in order to ...
  A: Did you list the auto loan as a creditor in your bankruptcy petition? How was it treated in the ...
car loan11/3/2009
  Q: i got a loan on my car when i was in GA state and bought a second car at the same state from the ...
  A: Even if the loan agreement allows such a charge, I doubt you had any idea they would ever charge ...
RESPA-Mortgage Fraud question10/31/2009
  Q: After learing about RESPA requests, I requested and received a complete copy of my 1st mortgage loan ...
  A: If you want to get a loan modification, contact Countrywide and tell them you did not sign the ...
Payday Loan Prosecution9/29/2009
  Q: Can failure to repay a payday loan be criminally prosecuted in Texas? For a bad check?
  A: In short, the payday lender in Texas is violating the law with a threat of criminal prosecution to ...
credit dispute issue8/30/2009
  Q: good afternoon! i believe that either my mother or father opened an account with an electric company ...
  A: In addition to what I said in my prior answer you should write another letter to the electric ...
discussion on the topics. Kindly help us8/24/2009
  Q: What are the different types of Exchange Rate Exposures? Explain the techniques used to manage these ...
  A: Exchange Rate Exposure in international transactions is really not my area of expertise. My ...
Follow-Up on Fax8/10/2009
  Q: Were you able to determine anything after reviewing my fax from last Friday? We also received a ...
  A: Unless you got a sincere apology and an explanation for the no show, I would stay away from that ...
car held hostage in hawaii8/6/2009
  Q: I own $14,200 on my car. I got an offer to move from hawaii to arizona. The hi bank is trying to ...
  A: If the Bank is claiming they have the right to refuse to release title, it is likely set forth in ...
ATV Loan7/29/2009
  Q: I have a loan out on an ATV for about $5,800 and my question is what would happen if I stop paying ...
  A: The credit union can still require you to pay for the ATV since they were not involved in the ...
dwelling coverage7/28/2009
  Q: Our mortgage bank is in Troy, Michigan, and they recently became our new mortgager after a ...
  A: Yes, you may have some avenues available to correct the problem. The mortgage lender may be going ...
Equity Loan Fraud7/22/2009
  Q: A residential property with clear title had been issued to one individual. A HELOC loan was issued ...
  A: This one is easy. If the owner did not sign the loan documents and the loan documents were signed ...
Bank says I owe money I don't7/14/2009
  Q: A bank I formerly did business with now claims that I owe them over $7000.00 in loans. I had three ...
  A: In short, the Bank has the burden of showing you documentation that you borrowed the money (unpaid ...
Enron and AIG7/10/2009
  Q: .My question is . How many, if any, of the Enron cast of characters {employees} were hired after its ...
  A: The information you want is not public information. You may need to contact your Congressman or ...
Liens and Foreclosure7/4/2009
  Q: Weikle, My mother and grandmother bought a townhouse in July 2000; both names are on the mortgage ...
  A: Since the lien is against your grandmother, the State of Washington cannot go against your mother to ...
SBA loan6/19/2009
  Q: I am considering opening a small business and have been approved for an SBA loan in CA. My home ...
  A: Yes, under the terms of the SBA loan agreement, the Bank whose loan is guaranteed by the SBA could ...
car liens6/16/2009
  Q: I'm not sure I have the right expert, but I was unable to find a car lien expert on site. I have a ...
  A: I cannot answer the question without knowing the state in which the judgment debtor resides. ...
Auto Loan Contracts5/29/2009
  Q: I have fallen behind on my loan payments, just hit 100 days. I finally have the funds to bring the ...
  A: I apologize being so late in responding. I am not sure why I did not receive notice of your ...
Direct Pay letters of Credit5/8/2009
  Q: I understand that you can finance commercial real estate acquisitions with taxable floaters if you ...
  A: Yes it is feasible as DPLOC provides a credit enhancement that will lower the borrowers overall cost ...
finance5/5/2009
  Q: The first I wanted to ask you is that during investment appraisals the NPV and IRR techniques ...
  A: NPV and IRR techniques assumes tomorrow’s money has less value than today…..is this always true? ...
When must a loan financer accept payment?4/18/2009
  Q: Our car loan to Wachovia Dealer Services was due on 3/13. We couldn't pay then, but mailed 52% of ...
  A: Are you aware Wachovia Bank was recently bought by the Bank of America? In my opinion it is ...
Raffle a car3/19/2009
  Q: I don't want to have my truck repossessed but I cannot afford these payments. My payments are a ...
  A: What is different with your circumstances since you bought the truck? Why are the payments ...
Vehicle Voluntary Turn Over3/2/2009
  Q: We have a car that we have purchased March of 2008, I've been trying to get the car re-financed ...
  A: Why have you been unable to get the car refinanced? I assume your credit was good enough to get it ...
equity loan2/23/2009
  Q: i took out a equity loan for a good friend who was in financial trouble. He has not paid be back ...
  A: Did your "good" friend sign the home equity line note? Did you just hand over the money to your ...
bank drafts2/12/2009
  Q: My wife and I have a pretty basic question. How can a company go into a person's checking account ...
  A: Your issue is not really with your Bank. I expect the credit card company represented to your bank ...
Small Business Loans2/10/2009
  Q: If a person draws a line of credit agreement with a bank under his/her incorporated business name ...
  A: I assume each of the owners personally guaranteed the debt or co-signed with the company to get the ...
Getting a loan with bad credit & co-signer2/2/2009
  Q: Any recommendations of where to get a personal loan for debt consolidation (about $5k) with a ...
  A: When the co-signer has good credit, the best place to go is the co-signer's bank where he has ...
rude creditor1/31/2009
  Q: We bought an used van in the summer of 08. A few days later we started having problems with the ...
  A: CALL THE POLICE AND REPORT WHAT THIS PERSON IS DOING AND THAT HE MAY HAVE SOLD YOU A STOLEN ...
My vehicle loan...big problem1/30/2009
  Q: I financed a new truck with my bank 2 years ago. I didnt have any established credit therefore my ...
  A: Your Bank may have created a problem for itself in handling your loan in this manner. This just ...
50M1/15/2009
  Q: I would like to know what you would expect the interest rate would be on a loan of 50M for a ...
  A: 100-150 basis points over prime may be available. However, there are a number of variables that ...
Collection Law1/14/2009
  Q: Where can I obtain a listing of maximum allowable collection fee by each state?
  A: To answer the question, I need to know what type of collection fee you want this information : ...

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Banking Lender Liability; Insurance Coverage; Consumer Rights; Bank Fraud; Criminal: White Collar Crime; Fair Debt Collection Practices Act; Directors and Officers Liability

Experience

Commissioned National Bank Examiner 7 years; President of Two Community Banks; Division Claims Specialist for American Bankers Association Sponsored Insurance Program; Carter Member of the Bank Fraud Team of the Office of the Comptroler of the Curency "OCC" (National Banjk Examiners); Attorney previously representing FDIC and Resolution Trust Corporation as well as consumers and commercial borrowers in claims against the banking industry; Former Data Processing Systems Examiner for the OCC; Expert Witness on variety of banking issues in both state and federal court.

Education/Credentials
Certified Public Accountant; JD -- West Virginia College of Law - Order of the Coif Data Processing Training Old Dominion Bank and IBM

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