all else fails Declaring
bankruptcy vs. gutting it out -- Bankruptcy is like nuclear weapons, says
the Debt Adviser: It gets the job done, but expect fallout.
filings hit an all-time high -- Everything you need to know to file, chapter
misconceptions about bankruptcy -- Consumer bankruptcies are more more common
than ever and set a new record for 2003. Yet misconceptions about the last-ditch
way to get out of debt abound.
out of bankruptcy -- The bad news is you had to file for bankruptcy. The good
news? The damage need not be permanent, and you can begin right away on the road
You're not alone
history -- Columbus set sail because Spain was desperate for new resources
to help her pay off her debts. The explorer is just one example of how debt has
influenced world events.
debtors: Think you've got problems? -- You're not alone. Lots of famous people
have struggled with debt, too.
collector horror stories -- Harassment, abuse and illegal tactics appear to
be the norm for some debt collectors.