One in six NFL players file for bankruptcy. The source is cbsnews.com. According to CBS News: Taken in total, almost 16 percent of the players studied declared bankruptcy during the first twelve years of retirement. The bankruptcies did not correlate with the amount of money made over a career or the length of time in
Nearly a third of all lottery winners declare bankruptcy. The source is fortune.com. According to Fortune: …nearly a third of lottery winners declare bankruptcy—meaning they were worse off than before they became rich. Other studies show that lottery winners frequently become estranged from family and friends, and incur a greater incidence of depression, drug and
In August, 2016 there were 2,254 bankruptcy filings in the Middle District of Florida. The source is uscourts.gov.
There were 19,615 chapter 13 bankruptcy filings in the state of Florida in 2015. The source is abi.org.
In 2015 there were 34, 093 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings in Florida. The source is abi.org.