IN THE YEAR JUST PAST, GEORGIA HAD THE THIRD-HIGHEST RATE IN THE NATION FOR PERSONAL BANKRUPTCY.  ONE IN 50 GEORGIA HOUSEHOLDS DECLARED BANKRUPTCY DURING THE YEAR… SURPASSED ONLY BY NEVADA AND TENNESSEE.  ALABAMA COME IN 4th HIGHEST.  GEORGIA’S 2009 RATE OF BANKRUPTCY FILINGS WAS UP BY 22 PERCENT OVER THE PREVIOUS YEAR.

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