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Bankruptcy is No Laughing Matter!

Being broke is no laughing matter. . . but maintaining perspective and keeping a positive outlook on life is vitally important when going through a stressful time. With that in mind, take a look at some of the best bankruptcy and debt jokes, and take a minute to relax and laugh.


One day, the Pastor sees Matthew walking slowly out of Church. Matthew is dejected, disheveled and looks terrible.

"Matthew," asked the Pastor, "what’s the matter?"

"Well, Pastor, my business is shot, I’m losing my house and my wife says she is going to leave me and take the kids if I don’t straighten things out. I just don’t know what to do."

"Matthew, find the answer in the Bible," the Pastor replied. And Matthew left.

 Four months later, the Pastor sees Matthew coming out of Church, only this time, he’s wearing an Armani suit and lighting a big cigar.

"Matthew, you look great! Did you follow my advice?"

"I did. I went home that day and decided to open the Bible and to follow the advice I saw. So I opened the Bible and the first phrase I saw said: Matthew Chapter 11."


A husband and wife are looking at a new bedroom suite in a furniture store.

Husband says to the salesman, “We really like it, but I don’t think we can afford it.”

The salesman says, “You just make a small down payment… then you don’t make another payment for six months.”

Wife wheels around with her hands on her hips and says, “Who told you about us?!”


October: This is one of the particularly dangerous months to invest in stocks. Other dangerous months are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.

 – Mark Twain


Matt Moody applied to a debt-collecting agency for a job, even though he had no experience.

He was very energetic, so the manager gave him a tough account with the promise that if he collected, he’d get the job.

Two hours later, Matt returned – with the full amount!

“Amazing!” said the manager. “How on earth did you manage that?”

“Easy,” replied Matt, “I told him that if he didn’t pay up, I’d tell all his other creditors he’d paid us.”