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Emily’s list: Bankruptcy edition

Emily Crone

I’ve been too busy to read the magazines I subscribe to lately, but last weekend, I found the time to flip through some piled-up issues. An article in Elle from earlier this summer called “Going for Broke” caught my eye.

The journalist, Jessica Firger, tells her story of going through bankruptcy. I have to admit that I’m guilty of assuming most people who file for bankruptcy have simply made poor decisions. I haven’t heard someone tell their story in detail about how they got there, so I found it really eye-opening. I loved reading her story about how she found herself in such a dark place and what it took to get out of it and move on. It definitely gave me more sympathy for people who find themselves in over their heads. I hope you’ll check out her article and read on for my roundup of my favorite personal finance blog posts from the past week!

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