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Should I Go to Medical School?

I published this article on my LinkedIn profile on the same day, asking should I go to medical school. Since this my first post after a long time on my own website, I thought I’d link these together. — Should I go to medical school? Should I become a doctor? Common questions and rather big […]

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The True Cost of Food

I buy organic produce and consume a plant-based diet. I don’t buy meat or dairy groceries though on rare occasions I might have them in a social situation. Buying organic might seem expensive if we only take into consideration the numeric cost of the food. However, food isn’t just calories so we have to take […]

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Alarms to Ignore

Lots of alarms go off daily which try to get our attention. Most have some selling proposition behind them which is why the alarmist puts in the effort to get us to perk up. But most alarms are false alarms and at best disruptive. In this post I’ll discuss common alarms which are worth ignoring […]

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Health Cost Fears in Retirement

Health costs have gotten out of hand. But for those of us who want to retire early, health cost fears might hold us back from enjoying a happy retirement. Let’s break down the real risks of healthcare spending and come up with ways to protect against them.

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Health Insurance Tax Penalty

I had a recent fortunate chain of events which sparked this post. My bank said my card number was compromised at some retailer so they sent me a new card. My¬†Kaiser Permanente¬†health insurance couldn’t charge me $274 for my monthly premiums so they sent me this pleasant letter threatening to cancel my health insurance if […]