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Good Sign For Auto Loans In 2017: Bankruptcies Are Down - Forbes
December 30,2016
ForbesGood Sign For Auto Loans In 2017: Bankruptcies Are DownForbesHere's a positive sign for consumers and for auto lenders in 2017: the closely watched rate of personal bankruptcies is low and trending lower, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. “Total bankruptcies remain on track for under 800,000 in ...

Why local business bankruptcies spiked in 2016 – especially in Delaware - Philadelphia Business Journal
January 20,2017
Philadelphia Business JournalWhy local business bankruptcies spiked in 2016 – especially in DelawarePhiladelphia Business JournalBut most of those cases involve smaller Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 matters and not the Chapter 11 filings that tend to involve midsized and larger businesses, according to data from the American Bankruptcy Institute. Delaware, long one of the most ...

5 things to know & this in 2017 will cause Pa. to lose 137000 jobs - Philadelphia Business Journal
January 20,2017
Philadelphia Business Journal5 things to know & this in 2017 will cause Pa. to lose 137000 jobsPhiladelphia Business JournalWell, the number of business bankruptcies shot up in 2016, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. For instance, business filings almost doubled in New Jersey. Jeff interviewed some experts on the matter to get their opinions on the cause of ...