No time is a good time to be in debt. However, as the holiday season continues and consumers are still actively shopping for all those perfect gifts, credit card debt across the country, including in the Tampa area is growing. The holiday shopping season isn’t the only reason, either, as consumers have been increasingly showing a willingness to bust out their plastic cards.
Medical bills can be difficult for Floridians to handle in even the best of circumstances. Everyone knows about the high cost of medical care, and few people are able to handle the bills on their own without some type of coverage. Some people even forgo medical care when they’re sick, to avoid falling further into debt.