Author Archives: montefortelaw

Don’t make the estate planning mistakes these celebs did!

Recently, I read a blog post by Penn Mutual (you’ll find the original HERE) about estate planning errors made  by the rich and famous. Reading through, I was reminded that, although most of my clients are not rich and famous, there … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Law Change: 17-year-olds will now be tried as juveniles

On Wednesday, Governor Patrick signed the so-called “Juvenile Jurisdiction Law “, thus making it the new law of the land in Massachusetts.   Read the full press release here.  The law provides that 17-year-olds will be tried as juveniles and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mortgage Loan Scams

Apparently there are a lot of people making money by taking advantage of those who are fearing foreclosure and desperate to either refinance or modify their loans.  Take a look at this article, from MSN money, about some recent scams, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Retire with $1 Million

With everything that’s been going on, I haven’t been able to update for the past several weeks.  There is an article on MSN Money that you should check out, as it gives great retirement investment advice; regardless of whether or not you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

10 Mortgage mistakes to avoid

10 Mortgage mistakes to avoid (from Yahoo Finance): http://ow.ly/5VkH3 . Pay close attention to #s 3 & 4.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Do you auto-pay all of your bill payment

Do you auto-pay all of your bill payments? Check out this Article for 5 bills you should NOT automate. http://ow.ly/5Tgjt

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Help for “upside-down” homeowners

Something to keep an eye on.  Check out this Article on housingwire.com, which was forwarded to me by my title insurance company (copy here: News Brief – August 2011).  One of the largest private mortgage insurers, PMI Group, is starting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment