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Happy Thanksgiving

By Eric Duprat.

This is a good time to pause and reflect on what we have done and what we are about to do, and to be thankful for all of it. 554 more words

Healthcare Costs

Becoming a Minimilist: 8 Reasons Successful People Are Choosing to Wear the Same Thing Every Day

I found this article really interesting and challenging.  In an age where we are burdening the planet with overpopulation and over production, and in an age where we are constantly told that more is better.   1,215 more words

Wednesday What Is It?

DAVID GOLDHILL And PAUL HOWARD: An ObamaCare-Inspired Rebellion

Wall Street Journal — The law is driving people into high-deductible plans, inadvertently seeding a consumer-driven market.

The long battle over ObamaCare’s subsidies that culminated at the Supreme Court last week has overshadowed a consequential shift in health insurance: toward high-deductible plans that will help put market forces back into medicine. 52 more words


An Uber debate

I read an interesting article on the BBC this morning about the ongoing battle between Uber cab service and the traditional black cab taxi drivers of London. 188 more words

New Year brings new deductibles. Think before you spend your 2014 healthcare dollars.

High Deductible Health Plans emerged as niche products for young, healthy executives in the early 200o’s.  However, these plans have gained popularity among employers and employees as an affordable option to cover catastrophic medical expenses.   980 more words


High Deductibles or Risky Business? Be smart, not stingy with your health care dollars.

High Deductible Health plans (HDHP) are part of a model of consumer-driven healthcare that has been developing for mover than a decade.   They are usually paired with pre-taxed Health Savings Accounts or Health Reimbursement Arrangements.   665 more words