Arizona Republic:  “Is a bankruptcy filing in your future?  Hopefully the answer is no, but the pressures from a weak economy are pushing more Arizonans over the edge.  The number of people seeking relief from creditors continues to escalate.   If there’s truth to the saying that misery loves company, it’s showing up in metro Phoenix’s lofty bankruptcy rate, which could reach 25,000 filings for all of 2009, which would be about 80 percent more than 2008.”