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Damaged Credit Delays the Dream of Buying a Home

It makes me sick about medical costs and how this whole thing is done.Amanda Pitzo Joe Pitzo, 42, Brookfield, Wisconsin Approximate medical debt: $350,000 Medical Issue: Cancer What Happened: Joe Pitzo and his wife, Amanda, had been married only five months when Joe was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2018. He would need brain surgery and extensive rehab. They’d been planning to buy a house for their blended family of five children. Instead, they shifted their attention to doctor’s visits, insurance paperwork, and hospital bills. And their finances fell apart. “This just took a major toll on my credit,” Joe said. “It went down ...

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