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The No.1 reason for personal bankruptcy is medical bills.

https://www.cnbc.com/id/100840148

NerdWallet estimates that households containing 1.7 million people will file for bankruptcy protection this year.

Even outside of bankruptcy, about 56 million adults—more than 20 percent of the population between the ages of 19 and 64—will still struggle with health-care-related bills this year, according to NerdWallet Health.

And if you think only Americans without health insurance face financial troubles, think again. NerdWallet estimates nearly 10 million adults with year-round health-insurance coverage will still accumulate medical bills that they can't pay off this year.


(the article refers to year 2013)

So I imagine this has got a lot to do with those retirement savings statistics.
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