Statistics can be hard to grasp until they are practically applied. On face, the statistic of “33 percent” means nothing unless it is applied. However, if someone scores 33 percent on a test, that individual has earned the letter grade of “F.” If a certain brand of meat carries a 33 percent risk of contamination, you are almost certainly not going to eat it. And according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 33 percent of Americans admit to having difficulties paying their medical bills.
It seems that aggressive, unethical and deceptive tactics are being employed quite regularly by creditors in regards to military personnel who find themselves in debt. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), veterans, active military personnel and military families have recently filed a staggering number of complaints with the agency against creditors.