More Worries About Medical Debt

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Researchers used U.S. Census information paired with anonymous credit report data on more than four million Americans to study the age profile of people whose medical bills were sent to a US collections agency in 2016. Questions: 1. What did they find out about the average size of medical debt for patients 27 to 64?… Read more »

Living without Water

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Thousands of people in bankrupt Detroit haven’t paid their water bills. Even some businesses have skipped payment. How is the bankrupt city dealing with the most basic of problems — getting people to pay their bills? Questions: 1. Detroit is the poster child for shutting off water to customers delinquent on their bills. Even though… Read more »