“Open the Pod Doors, HAL”–Today’s 50-Year-Olds Will Live the Space Odyssey

The Squeeze: Recent estimates predict that the population of adults 85 and older in the U.S. will almost triple over the next 40 years. Simultaneously, the working-age population is expected to decline. This means the people requiring support–the elderly–will outnumber the ones able to provide such support, financially and otherwise. AARP calls this the “caregiver […]

Why Is Healthcare So Expensive?

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Healthcare costs are skyrocketing. Since the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010 health care costs have gone up by double digits each year. The health care bill did get more people insured and helped with issues like preexisting conditions, but the problem with the healthcare law isn’t what it tried to do, it’s what it […]

Health Insurance Simply Unaffordable–New Study of 50 US Metro Areas by eHealth.com

According to a study released in September, 2017 by eHealth, Inc.(NASDAQ:EHTH), which operates eHealth.com, the average family of three earning slightly too much to qualify for subsidies in 2018 would need to increase its household income by nearly $29,000 before health insurance became “affordable” based on Obamacare criteria. The Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) […]

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