WSJ on wealth

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Wed Jan 19 16:27:24 PST 2000

[Bounced bec of an address oddity. The answer is that the ramifications of a bankruptcy filing are often not as severe as people think. Best consult a laywer, though; practices vary from state to state.]

Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 18:21:24 -0600 (CST) From: Jayson P Harsin <jph419 at>

What are the everyday ramifications of filing for bankruptcy? Is it difficult, say, to get an apartment (talking modest here) after that? What else? Curious. Jayson

On Wed, 19 Jan 2000, Doug Henwood wrote:

> Chuck0 wrote:
> >Don't send me advice about how to escape from this rate. I've tried all
> >the options. They have me like a stuck pig. This iw why I tell all of my
> >friends who are younger than 25 to avoid credit cards like they are
> >coated with the Ebola Virus.
> Run up your cards and then file for bankruptcy, while you still can.
> If you already have big credit card debt, consider filing soon,
> before they change the law.
> Doug

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