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Stockton: Largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy

Jun 27, 2012
Stockton's Vice Mayor Kathy Miller has lived in the California city for 15 years. She talks about what the bankruptcy will mean for residents.
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Mayor of Stockton tries to avoid city bankruptcy

Jun 5, 2012
The city of Stockton, California, population 291,000 is trying to avoid becoming the biggest U.S. city to go bankrupt during this economic downturn.
Posted In: california, bankruptcy, Housing, recession

Letters: Real estate entaglements with family members

Jun 1, 2012
Tess is joined by senior producer Paddy Hirsch and credit expert Liz Weston to talk about credit utilization, bankruptcy amongst seniors, and the down side of buying real estate for your kids.
Posted In: liz weston, bankruptcy, family finances, real estate, kids and investing, letters, credit scoreCh

Law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf files for bankruptcy

May 29, 2012
Dewey & LeBoeuf, one of the largest law firms in the country, filed for bankruptcy last night after months of financial turmoil and partner defections.
Posted In: bankruptcy, Law, recession

History and pedigree do not guarantee survival for Dewey

May 29, 2012
Dewey & LeBoeuf filed for bankruptcy protection last night. In the last half century, large corporate law firms have enjoyed an enormously lucrative run. Although in the last four to five years revenue has flattened out.
Posted In: bankruptcy, Law, recession

Stockton on the brink

May 18, 2012
The city of Stockton, Calif. has been hit hard by the financial crisis. With the city on the verge of bankruptcy, residents share what it's like when your town is teetering on the brink.
Posted In: stockton, california, bankruptcy, financial crisis, foreclosure

Herculean effort to fix a city's budget

May 8, 2012
Hercules, Calif. was on the brink of bankruptcy. So the town made major sacrifices to stay solvent.
Posted In: Hercules, california, bankruptcy, state, local, Housing

Betsey Johnson files for bankruptcy

Apr 27, 2012
The fashion designer Betsey Johnson has filed for bankruptcy protection. Dozens of the fashion designers' stores will close, and hundred of employees will be laid off.
Posted In: fashion, Betsey Johnson, bankruptcy

American Airlines bankruptcy could void union contracts

Mar 26, 2012
The parent company of American Airlines wants more concessions from unions, or it'll push to cancel existing labor contracts.
Posted In: American Airlines, unions, bankruptcy

A possible change for bankruptcy and student loans

Mar 21, 2012
Current laws make it very hard for student loans to be forgiven. There's a proposal now in Congress that would change that.
Posted In: bankruptcy, student loan, debt

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