"And, hey, don't kill yourself trying to pay it back. You know our motto-'What the hell, it's only money.' "
Tags:bank, banks, banking, money, finances, personal finances, loan, loans, mortgage, mortgages, borrower, borrowers, loan company, loan companies, loan officer, loan officers, interest, motto, mottos, business, commerce, debt, economy, recession, s&l crisis, savings and loan crisis, insolvency, bankruptcy, subprime mortgage crisis, bank crisis, financial crisis, great recession, financial institution, financial institutions, wall street, mortgage broker, mortgage brokers, lender, lenders, only money, free, careless, irresponsible, negligent
"Ladies and gentlemen, is there a bankruptcy attorney on board?"
Card section: Condolence (real estate).
Tags:economy, real estate, business, bankruptcy, money, poor, debt, housing market, housing markets, home price, home prices, crash, crashes, crashing, home buyer, home buyers, home buying, bankrupt, foreclose, foreclosing, foreclosure, foreclosures, real estate agent, real estate agents, greeting card, greeting cards, condolences, sympathy, housing market, housing markets
"We're still the same, great company we've always been, only we've ceased to exist."
Tags:close, closes, closing, closure, closures, bad news, firing, firings, layoff, layoffs, bankrupt, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, shutdown, shutdowns, shutting down, positive spin, spin, spins, spinning, spin doctor, spin doctors, reassurance, reassurances, reassuring, identity, corporation, corporations, company, companies, small business, small businesses, out of business, going out of business, corporate culture
"I'm not huffing and puffing. I'm foreclosing."
Tags:huff, puff, foreclosure, foreclosures, foreclose, foreclosing, bankrupt, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, housing crisis, housing crises, bank, banks, banker, bankers, big bad wolf, villain, villains, villainous, mortgage, debt, debts, mortgages, three little pigs, modern fairy tale, fairy tale, fairy tales, fable, fables, eviction, eviction notice, eviction notices, repossess, repossession, threaten, threatens, threatening, big bank, big banks
"Looks like broker-assisted suicide."
Tags:stockbroker, stockbrokers, broker, brokers, stock, stocks, financial adviser, financial advisers, financial advisor, financial advisors, financial, financials, finance, finances, bankrupt, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, bankrupted, suicides, assisted suicide, assisted suicides, depression, depressions, depressed, portfolio, portfolios
"God bless you, sir."
Zen And The Art Of Bankruptcy
"C'mon sweetie—you're only as bankrupt as you feel."
Tags:banker, bankers, banking, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, business manager, business managers, support, supporting, supportive, recession, stock market, stock market crash, economic crash, financial crash, double dip recession, bankrupt, bankruptcy, debt, in debt, spousal support
People on the street pass by gravestones of shops that have shut down.
Tags:death, dead, cemetery, cemeteries, graveyard, graveyards, tombstone, tombstones, headstone, headstones, gravestone, gravestone, grave, graves, memorial, memorials, closed down, closing, store, stores, shop, shops, property, properties, real estate, city, cities, urban, city living, city life, social issues, retail, retail industry, bankruptcy, insolvency, rent increases, rent increase, rent prices, cost of rent, cost of living, small business, small businesses, modern life
Ed's Restaurant - Closed. Get Over It
Tags:sign, signs, signage, door sign, closure, closed, close, fails, fail, failed, failure, failures, bankrupt, bankruptcy, economy, economic, recession, small business, small businesses, dining, diner, diners, restaurants, restaurant, shut down, shut-down, shutdown, food, eating, eatery, cafe, rude, rudeness, frank, frankness, brusque, school of hard knocks, hard knocks, service, service industry, catering
Phelps,Timmon & Ashe Restaurant
Tags:out of business, failed business, new business, bankrupt, bankruptcy, restaurant, restaurants, marketing, ad, advertising, advertisement, advertisements, business, businesses, banking, bank, banks, bankers, banker, investment, investment banking, business failure, reinvent, reinvented, new ownership
"Smile when you say that about my department, J.B."
I wish they'd quit sending my financial statements."
Tags:desert island, desert islands, castaways, castaways, maroon, marooned, strand, stranded, abandon, abandoned, bill, bills, bank statement, bank statements, financial statement, financial statements, debt, debts, in debt, overdraft, overdrafts, overdraw, overdrawn, pointless, pointlessness, futile, mail, post, letter, letters, bankrupt, bankruptcy
"Birth, bed, bath, beer, bankruptcy, bifocals, balding and beyond."
Tags:bed bath and beyond, store, stores, consumer, consumers, consumerism, suburb, suburbs, suburban life, suburban lives, suburban lifestyle, suburban lifestyles, bald, balds, balding, middle age, middle aged, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, alliteration, alliterative, alliterate, alliterates, alliterating, bunion, bunions
"Attention all hands. Abandon ship!"
Tags:business man, business men, business person, business people, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, business executive, business executives, executive, executives, manager, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, the boss, captains, captain, ships captain, ship's captain, overboard, over-board, abandon ship, abandoning ship, sinking, sinking ships, sinking ship, failing business, failing businesses, bankrupt, bankruptcy, intercom, intercoms, going under, gone under, failed business, failed company, failing company, order, orders, jump ship, jumping ship
"Life was primitive. Both bankruptcy and divorce were still no-nos."
Tags:when i was a boy, back in the day, old people, old person, elderly people, elderly person, attitudes, changing attitudes, different generation, different generations, generation gap, generational, generational gap, bankruptcy, divorce, primitive, backward, backward thinking, out of touch, behind the times, conservative, conservative idea, conservative ideas, conservative attitudes, conservative attitude, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
A man walks past a storefront that reads "ENRON - Recycled paper products."
Tags:enron, enron scandal, business, businessman, businessmen, front window, front windows, display window, display windows, storefront, storefronts, sign, signs, signage, scandal, scandals, fraud, white collar crime, unethical, ethics, questionable, suspicious, business practices, accounting, accounting practices, accountant, accountants, debt, bankruptcy, recycled, recycling, paper, papers, document, documents, financial report, financial reports, fiances, money, company, companies, corporation, corporations, energy, u.s. securities and exchange commission, sec, s.e.c., altering, destroying, fabricating, shredding, record, records
A panhandler holds a sign that reads "Followed my bliss".
Tags:homeless, homelessness, homeless person, homeless people, living on the streets, hobo, hobos, street person, street people, beggar, beggars, begging, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, sign, signs, follow your dreams, follow your bliss, follow your passion, happiness, bliss, life, philosophy, passion, millennial, millennials, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs, startup, startups, start-up, start-ups, small business, small businesses, failure, failed, bankrupt, bankruptcy, modern life, catchphrase, catchphrases, wordplay, word play
Sign over one of three teller lines at a bank reads "Reassurances"
Tags:bank, banks, banking, bank teller, bank tellers, teller, tellers, cashier, cashiers, customer service, money, finances, withdrawals, deposits, reassurances, line, lines, queue, queues, lineup, lineups, line up, line ups, lining, queuing, sign, signs, signage, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, economy, economic troubles, economic problems, recession, bank failure, bank failures, insolvency, financial institution, financial institutions, financial crisis, failure, failures, too big to fail, banking crisis
"Still, I think we can all take some pride in being one of the signature bankruptcies of our time."
Tags:bankrupt, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, ceo, ceos, c.e.o., c.e.o.s, go bankrupt, goes bankrupt, going bankrupt, company, companies, corporation, corporations, corporate, corporate control, corporate controller, chief executive, chief executives, incompetent, incompetence, qualification, qualifications, achievement, achievements, achieving, pride, proud, job well done, jobs well done, take pride, takes pride, taking pride, executive, executives, higher up, higher ups, stockholder meeting, stockholder meetings, stockholder, stockholders, too big to fail, bank, banks, banking, banker, bankers, big bank, big banks, corporate hierarchy, corporate ladder
"Keep your eyes open for one of those little stores that don't exist anymore."
Tags:high street, the high street, high streets, bankrupt, bankruptcy, going bankrupt, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, independent, independents, independent store, independents stores, economic crisis, financial crisis, economic crash, recession, the recession, drive, driving, driver, drivers, the death of the high street, gentrification, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, chain store, chain stores
God throwing books down to earth entitled "The Coming Recession".
Tags:religion, religious, god, gods, zeus, warning, warnings, warning sign, warning signs, economy, economic, recession, recessions, stock market, stock markets, investor, investors, stock broker, stock brokers, trader, traders, book, books, bankruptcy, depression, business, businessmen, businessman, inflation, unemployment, deflation, economic downturn, insolvency, debt, debts, money, finances
"The company blog says we're doing extremely well, though. Blogs will do that."
Tags:blog, blogs, blogger, bloggers, blogging, company blog, company blogs, social media, social networking, putting on a brave face, bankruptcy, bankrupted, bankruptcies, appearance, appearances, office politics, downturn, downturns, profit warning, profit warnings, layoff, layoffs, quarterly report, quarterly reports