medical bills

Money Goals

How to Find a Dentist You Can Actually Afford

If you haven’t seen a dentist in a while because of the cost, here are five ways to improve your oral health without going broke.
Ilana Novick
11.7.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Refund Nearly Every Regrettable Purchase You Ever Make

Here’s what you need to know about returning anything from fake Yeezys to a plane ticket you just paid for—no matter what.
Gina Ragusa
10.22.18
spending

Treat Yourself to a Health Shopping Spree

Now is the perfect time to max out your free and discounted health benefits for 2018.
Anita Hamilton
9.25.18
healthcare

How Unpaid Medical Bills Can Mess Up Your Credit Score

While medical bills are a leading source of bankruptcy in the US, a far more common problem is the widespread damage they do to people’s credit.
Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
5.9.18
Parental Advisory

The Insane Things Hospitals Can Charge You for When You Give Birth

“I was charged $4,800 for ‘nursery care’ when my daughter never left my hospital room."
Sarah Yahr Tucker
4.3.18
healthcare

Get Ready to Pay Your Parents' Medical Bills

Trumpcare would make health insurance much, much more expensive for older Americans.
Jason Silverstein
7.25.17
healthcare

Health Savings Accounts Are Just Another Boost for Rich People

Enrollment in HSAs has skyrocketed to nearly 20 million people, but very few of those people are poor.
Simon Haeder
7.25.17
Cancer

This is How Cancer Can Ruin You Financially

It happened to me. Now I try and stop it from happening to other people.
Molly MacDonald
7.11.17
trumpcare

Crowdfunding Is the Sad, Dark Future of Healthcare

Medical expenses are already the single largest crowdfunding category.
s.e. smith
6.28.17
Tonic

We Asked People About Their Most Outrageous Medical Bills

"I have another cavity that needs filling, but I guess I'll just live with it."
Emily Cassel
5.10.17
sexual assault

Rape Victims Who Go to the Emergency Room Forced to Pay About $1,000 in Bills

A new study that examines the medical bills incurred by privately insured women who received emergency room care for rape offers a snapshot of just how expensive sexual assault can be.
Kimberly Lawson
4.21.17
We Asked

We Asked People About Their Most Outrageous Medical Bills

"I have another cavity that needs filling, but I guess I'll just live with it."
Emily Cassel
4.20.17