South Florida 100: As COVID rates drop, festivals, boat show and more are coming back
By: SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL
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October 15, 2021
|SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL
The Sun-Sentinel reported, “Roughly 1 in 7 U.S. residents with a credit record has medical debt in collections.” That sounds bad, but it’s actually worse. My own firm, Debt.com, recently conducted a poll showing half of all Americans owe medical bills. And half of those owe more than $1,000. Surprisingly, these results had little to do with COVID – because medical debt was a huge problem before the pandemic. Student loans have been in the news as an especially dangerous form of debt. Well, settle in for the sequel: medical debt.
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50% Of Americans Now Carry Medical Debt, A New Chronic Condition For Millions
By: Deb Gordon
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October 13, 2021
|Forbes
Fully half of Americans now carry medical debt, up from 46% in 2020, according to new data from Debt.com, a consumer financial education company.
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How to (Actually) Fix a Bad Credit Score with Debt.com's Howard Dvorkin
By: Leyla Gulen
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October 13, 2021
|Fox 24 News Now
From losing out on credit offers to potential employers backing away, Howard Dvorkin sits down with Fox 24 News Now to share how to turn those bad credit scores around.
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Why Some Experts Say Budgeting Doesn't Help You Build Wealth. Have You Fallen into the Budgeting Trap?
Eighty percent of Americans (in a survey of more than 1,000 individuals) say that they have a budget, according to Debt.com. According to the site, it's the highest number of respondents who have claimed a budget compared to the past four years.
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10 Ways to Lower Student Loan Payments
By: Debt Free Guys
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October 12, 2021
|debt free guys
As Howard Dvorkin shared on the Queer Money® podcast episode above, he and his team are experienced with student loan consolidation and can guide you in the right direction to lower your monthly student loan payments and make your life easier.
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Money Monday with Debt.com Chairman Howard Dvorkin
By: Leyla Gulen
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October 4, 2021
|Fox 24 News Now
Debt.com Chairman and CPA, Howard Dvorkin, sat down with Fox 24 to discuss what micro money moves you should be doing right now to live a more financially secure life.
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