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Tag: health care costs

Do You Need Long-Term Care Insurance?

Watch this video on YouTube Do you need long-term care insurance? If so, how much do you need? These are not easy questions to answer. Adequate insurance coverage is foundational to good financial planning. Most of us insure our car, house, personal property, health,...

Lack of Integrity Adds to Health Care Costs

Watch this video on YouTube I recently talked with an administrator of a private medical practice about some of the financial challenges she faces in dealing with the medical system, insurers, and patients. Some of the insights she gave me into the realities that...

The Not-So-Affordable Care Act

Watch this video on YouTube A few months ago I scoffed when my wife told me about a report from CNN that the average individual, unsubsidized health insurance premium was going up over 60%. After receiving my 2016 premium notice from Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue...

Do Research to Find Best Health Insurance Options

Watch this video on YouTube Once upon a time, a health insurance plan offered by an employer was almost always the best option for couples and families. Group plans were able to offer affordable, broad coverage with low deductibles, and many employers paid a...

Good Health for Happy Retirement Article Quotes Sarah

If you want a comfortable retirement, start now—to prepare financially, of course, but also to take care of your health. This is the premise of an article published in New Retirement on December 9. The article, “Retirement Planning: Focus on Health Not Wealth...