No, undocumented immigrants don’t get Medicare for free

My Comments: The article that follows is part of my response to the current popular political phrase “Medicare For All”. Unfortunately, that’s an overly simplistic phrase that fails to properly reflect the underlying need for a total re-evaluation of our current health care delivery system here in the US. Yes, there’s a growing national discussion …

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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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The Trump Recession is taking shape

My Comments: Tariffs, pressure on the Federal Reserve to lower already low interest rates, shotgun diplomacy, all of it helping to increase uncertainty, which increases the chance of the next global recession. For reasons unfamiliar to me, our President is determined in his attempts to marginalize China on the global stage. The tariff efforts are …

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What Is Retirement Coaching?

My Comments: My life in retirement is focused on helping others create an effective plan for their future retirement. To that end I’ve created an online school with courses that I’m marketing to employers as a way to help motivate their employees to think ahead. The author of the following has built an interesting website …

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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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Everyone has forgotten about why Donald Trump can’t win a trade war with China

My Comments: I do not claim to be a negotiator. I do not claim to be knowledgeable about global trade. I do not claim to understand the dynamics that govern the behavior of nation states across the planet. But I do know when to seek out and listen to the advice of those who are …

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Avoiding The Long-Term-Care Catastrophe

My Comments: It’s unlikely that I’ll be alive and well one day and dead the next. The more likely outcome is a decline that might first manifest physically and/or mentally, or both, followed by many months or years before the lights go out. How many of you are willing to live the rest of your …

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