Consumer Bankruptcies Continue to Rise

By Sarah Jane Robinson. If you think you may need to file bankruptcy, you’ve got lots of company. According the Bankruptcy Data Project at Harvard University, during calendar year 2009, 1,016,105 individual Chapter 7 petitions were filed. In 2010, the figure climbed to 1,101,534. Most Chapter 7 individual petitions were filed by people who primarily […]

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