Proof of Death:

Say It Ain’t So, Joe. Please.

Recently I searched YouTube for “health insurance,” and this video popped up near the top of the list. Meet Joe Simonds (rhymes with diamonds): author, digital marketing maverick, and guru of the Retirement Think Tank. Now I’m
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Trick? or Treat?

Sara Horowitz is a “genius.” Oh, don’t take my word for it; she was awarded that title, as well as a grant, by the MacArthur Foundation in 1999. She’s received all kinds of awards and
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The “Good,” The Bad, and The Bronze

Ahhhh, marketing. A good definition of marketing can be found at Wikipedia: “the process of communicating the value of a product or service to customers, for the purpose of selling that product or service.” Actually
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Affordable Health Insurance?!?

Affordable health insurance?!?  In keeping with the Texas educators theme, last fall I spoke with a local high school teacher who told me that she and her high school coach husband were paying $1,540 a
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I Was Worth Every Penny!

Last time I posted a receipt from my birth in 1968. The following is an excerpt from my planned book,Your Money AND Your Life: American Healthcareonomics. “I was born on Saturday, October 12, 1968, at Harris Methodist
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How Much Was I Worth?

Here’s the full receipt from my birth on October 12, 1968:   Do you have yours? If so, find it and stay tuned…   It’s not the COSTS of health care that are outrageous…it’s the
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The Usual Suspects

In 2011, Americans paid $2.7 trillion for health care. That’s more than the economic output of the whole United Kingdom, and over one and a half times more than any other country spent on staying
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Help! Obamacare Took My Doctor Away!

Earlier this week FOX News posted an article about a Washington Examiner survey, which found that many doctors and hospitals are refusing to join the ranks of Obamacare. “Obamacare applicants across the country are finding their premiums are tripling,
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Do We Need Health Insurance?

In the last post I discussed a blog piece by the fine folks who first brought us health insurance almost 90 years ago, Blue Cross/Blue Shield. In their blog post, Blue more or less made the assertion that quality
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