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Georgia's bankruptcy rate rises above national average

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Bankruptcy on Thursday, January 10, 2013.

While a majority of states are reporting a drop in the number of bankruptcies filed, Georgia's rate continues to grow; now showing that the state is 70 percent above the national average.

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Georgia ranks last in terms of financial security

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Bankruptcy on Friday, February 10, 2012.

According to a new study, Georgia residents have the lowest level of financial security than residents of any other state in the country. This means that Georgians are more likely to be living paycheck-to-paycheck with little to no safety net protecting them financially if something unexpectedly goes wrong.

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