Medicare for All Would Have Huge Benefits

My Comments: What follows is a profound commentary on the current state of health care in the US by Dr. Charles Hobson, a health care provider here in Gainesville. Additionally, my post dated last July 5, 2019 will add some insights into how we got to where we are today. I find it ironic that …

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Running With Scissors

  The Trumponomics Experiment is Failing Before Our Eyes My Comments: I try to think outside the box, but from time to time, the box is too strong. So it is with expecting whatever business skills Trump brought to the table when he became our President would provide a breath of fresh air. Economic rules, …

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Who Among Us Pays Income Taxes?

Mindful that much of the Revolutionary War was fought in order to not pay taxes to the British in the 1760’s, it’s obvious that if our nation is going to sustain itself, money has to come from somewhere. I'm not going to dig into the weeds and talk about all the different kinds of taxes …

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11 Things We Should Explore To Understand Money

My Comments: There’s an old saying about money being the root of all evil. And that may be true, but money is also the grease that allows the wheels of commerce to keep turning. And in 21st century America, we need to keep the wheels turning. There are dozens of other things to know about …

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Using Required Minimum Distribution Rules to Benefit Charities

According to the AARP, about 10,000 Americans turn 70½ every day of the year. If you’re in that group, and have money parked somewhere that you’ve identified as a retirement account, get ready to start making withdrawals if you’ve not yet done so. We’re talking about Required Minimum Distributions or RMDs. Some of you reading …

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What Is the Future of Health Care in the US?

My Comments: Regardless of our political beliefs, health care has an appeal for all of us. We can argue whether it’s a fundamental human right or not, dispute it’s effectiveness or what it ultimately costs, but for each of us, staying healthy has advantages. If you follow my blogs, you’ll know I’ve expressed myself as …

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Five Facts About Social Security

I’ll say it once again: Social Security is a fundamental source of retirement money for millions of Americans every month. To the extent those of us receiving money from the system want and need it to continue, we represent a massive voting block to make sure it continues to benefit us as before. My source …

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