Happy 65: Moving to Medicare a Mixed Bag

Watch this video on YouTube This month marks a rite of passage for me. I am officially a senior citizen. I don’t feel the way I thought 65 would feel when I was 25, even though I see a 65-year-old in my mirror. The good news is that I now qualify for every senior...

The Middle-Class Cost of Medicare for All

Watch this video on YouTube The concept of “Medicare for All” is getting a lot of attention in the 2020 Presidential race. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s promise that it will not cost the middle-class “one penny” has much appeal. While most...

Medicare For All, Taxes for All

Watch this video on YouTube As the recent debates among the Democratic presidential candidates emphasized, the idea of government-managed health care is gaining popularity. “Medicare for all” or some form of “free” universal health care is...

Seen Yearly, Retirement Medical Costs Not So Scary

Watch this video on YouTube Have you ever worried yourself into a frenzy over something, only to find out you were worrying about the wrong thing? For example, researchers say that Baby Boomers are more worried about being financially devastated by unexpected health...

US Health Care Costs: Highest in the World?

Watch this video on YouTube The soaring cost of health care in the United States is painfully obvious to anyone who looks at a medical bill. This aspect of our system has been out of control for decades. A recent study by the Kaiser Foundation compared health care...