No matter how carefully you budget your money, it doesn’t take much for medical debt to derail your carefully made plans. A kid falling off a bike, missing that bottom step, or an unexpected health emergency like pneumonia or a kidney stone are just a few of the ways you can end up with medical.
When you’re holding debt, sometimes it can be challenging to take a step back and come up with a plan to relieve your burden. I know I struggled to decide which payments to prioritize when I was in debt. Like many people, I mostly paid the minimum due – or more when I could –.