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14 Dec 2009, 8:47 am by Bob Lawless
An annual number of bankruptcies somewhere or around or just above 1.7 million bankruptcies is thus a fair estimate for 2010.Some readers might wonder why I have not said much about the effects of the U.S. economy on bankruptcy filing rates. [read post]
12 Jan 2009, 2:48 pm
  Read the full report from the New York Federal Reserve here: Seismic Effects of the Bankruptcy Reform [read post]
7 Jan 2011, 5:11 am by Bob Lawless
Bankruptcy filings are not a bellwether indicator of the economy's health. [read post]
20 Mar 2007, 9:32 pm
Based on household income and an ability to repay, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is the most effective way to stop foreclosure proceedings. [read post]
22 Aug 2007, 12:48 am
" He has also commented that the three most serious economic issues remain "the effects of increased energy, raw material, and labor costs; the effects of monetary policy tightening by the Federal Reserve in 2004-2006; and the 'decimated' housing market and its effects on consumers and businesses. [read post]
22 Apr 2013, 8:13 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
Bad economic times, and not health care reform, account for the record slowdown in U.S. health care spending, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation study, Assessing the Effects of the Economy on the Recent Slowdown in Health Spending (Study). [read post]
2 Apr 2010, 10:39 am by Bob Lawless
The bankruptcy filing rate has been going up, which is hardly a sign of a robust economy. [read post]
3 Mar 2008, 8:11 pm
Although Congress tried to restrict access to the bankruptcy courthouse, the upward trend indicates that consumers are still hurting financially. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 7:21 am by
“Getting narrow” is more important than ever as, in all aspects of today’s economy, consumers are trending toward specialization. [read post]
 Of the nearly two hundred and forty recommendations, many seek to streamline the Chapter 11 process, making the reorganization process cheaper, fairer and more effective. [read post]
13 Jan 2011, 10:30 am by Craig Robins
This high number of filings represents the most bankruptcy proceedings we’ve seen since the two million figure in 2005 when consumers rushed to file before a stricter set of new bankruptcy laws took effect.  [read post]
13 Dec 2010, 3:47 am by Bob Lawless
Declining bankruptcy rates are hardly bad news, but they are also not the sine qua non of an improved economy. [read post]
14 Sep 2015, 10:38 am by Kent Scheidegger
  Those effects fall most harshly on the direct victims of crime, but the economy as a whole is also a victim. [read post]
21 Dec 2010, 6:51 am by admin
With liquidation off the table, the effectiveness of state bankruptcy would depend a great deal on the state’s willingness to play hardball with its creditors.   [read post]
3 Apr 2007, 7:00 am
To be fair, the "decline of stigma" folks seem to suggest that there is nothing other than shamelessness driving the upward trend in bankruptcy filings:  "After all, look how great the overall economy has been. [read post]