PI Newswire :: Considered Bankruptcy? 1 in 8 Americans Have By About Cash Flow Editor | 21 May, 2011 - 10:05 pm |13 April, 2015 Personal Finance In fact, in the past year around 1.5 million Americans have filed for bankruptcy, according to the National Bankruptcy Research Center. Bankruptcy can help reduce debts and assist people in their time of need. … More: continued here Tagged BANKRUPTCY. Bookmark the permalink.