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Jun 26, 2012 10:17AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Even after my debt was discharged, I continued to overspend -- until the real consequences of bankruptcy began to sink in.

Jun 8, 2012 10:54AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Ally Financial is shedding its risky mortgages in bankruptcy court, and it doesn't want its mortgage customers to get any funny ideas.

May 3, 2012 10:30AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A Florida bank is offering a Mercedes in exchange for a $1 million 5-year certificate of deposit.

Apr 12, 2012 3:26PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Declaring bankruptcy may lower your credit score, but here are some practical steps you can take to repair it.

Apr 9, 2012 11:29AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

As the economy continues to recover, however slowly, instances of personal bankruptcy are down.

Dec 1, 2011 12:35PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Now that the carrier has filed for bankruptcy protection, here's what you need to know.

Oct 11, 2011 4:41PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

A Michigan city couldn't pay $4 million in past-due bills, so the power company took out most of the streetlight poles to settle the debt.

Jul 20, 2011 10:19AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Consumers who are overwhelmed by debt have more options than the government does to fix the problem.

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