Opinion

Bankruptcy trend graying — and younger people may be wising up

By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    Thirty years ago, filing for personal bankruptcy was almost a sure way to screw up your life for a long time to come.    I remember a friend who went through the process — she was years getting back on her feet. Back then, your credit rating took a hit and your ability…

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We cannot afford four more years of the same in Illinois

By ALAN J. ORTBALS    In a J.B. Pritzker campaign ad, a former member of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s transition team, speaking of the last four years, says that when we look back 30 years from now, there will just be a gap in the timeline that says, disaster. Actually, it won’t take 30 years or 30…

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