All articles tagged: “Medical Debt”

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Study

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Study Redefines, Clarifies Prevalence of Medical Bankruptcy

Study Redefines, Clarifies Prevalence of Medical Bankruptcy

“[Health care] is a cost that now causes a bankruptcy in America every 30 seconds,” President Obama said in his... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 11/14/14

Study

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#1 Symptom of Medical Debt: Lower Credit Score

#1 Symptom of Medical Debt: Lower Credit Score

[Edit 8/7/2014: FICO plans to transition to a new credit scoring model where people with only medical debt will... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/7/14

Guide

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How to Prevent Medical Identity Theft

How to Prevent Medical Identity Theft

Having your identity stolen can be a traumatizing, expensive and time-consuming ordeal. What can make it even worse... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/25/14

Study

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People with Debt are More Likely to Delay Medical and Dental Care

People with Debt are More Likely to Delay Medical and Dental Care

In a somewhat surprising study released by the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, it was revealed people who... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 8/1/13

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24% of Americans Have More Credit Card Debt Than Savings

24% of Americans Have More Credit Card Debt Than Savings

Many Americans are still in a tough spot financially. According to a recent survey, about one in four Americans has... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 6/20/13

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How Medical Debt Affects Your Credit

How Medical Debt Affects Your Credit

Adding insult to injury (or serious illness in some cases) is the fact medical bills can impact your credit —... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/10/13