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May 6, 2009

April Bankruptcy Filings

There were 128,720 total bankruptcy petitions filed in April, 2009.  This compares to 131,000 in March, 102,000 in February and 89,000 in January.  The April rate equates to 1,550,000 for a year or pretty close to the 1,597,000 in 2004, 1,660,000 in 2003 and 1,578,000 in 2002. 

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We're averaging 400 bankruptcies a day in the UK at the moment!

Posted by: bankruptcy | May 11, 2009 4:58:40 PM

This post says bankruptcies will increase because of this new credit card law. Do you think that is accurate?
http://www.mortgageloanplace.com/blog/2009/05/21/new-credit-card-law-likely-to-hurt-markets/

Posted by: Brent | May 21, 2009 11:51:18 AM

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