Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Bankruptcy Filings Down
August consumer bankruptcies decreased 11 percent nationwide from August 2010, according to data from the National Bankruptcy Research Center (NBKRC). The data showed that the overall consumer filing total for August declined to 113,432, down from the 127,028 consumer filings recorded in August 2010. Each month of 2011 has recorded fewer bankruptcies than last year.