A failed business, overwhelming medical expenses or even a sour real estate investment can serve as grounds for filing bankruptcy. If you think this is the right choice for your situation, you can find the resources and information you need to make educated and smart decisions about your financial well-being and bankruptcy options at GOBankingRates.

The site’s expert contributors have unveiled the often undisclosed bankruptcy trends in the general population. Celebrities, athletes, business owners, CEOs — bankruptcy and debt can be found everywhere and in every economic class.

GOBankingRates’ articles can provide you with helpful information that explains the bankruptcy process. You can learn about the various types, or chapters, of bankruptcy, how to rebuild credit after bankruptcy and how to establish healthy financial habits to prevent future insurmountable debts.

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