Friday Gathering: Healthcare Heat Edition

By Stew


So . . . I always thought that my library fines supported the public library. Mrs. Micah says that such fines do not support your local library. Turns out that they are more like a tax. MM suggested several, more proactive ways to help out your local library.

Do you have chrometophobia? Click over to Cash Money Life and check out Patrick’s description of this disease. If you find that you are a victim of this particular debilitation, Patrick suggests some tricks for coping.

This post is from a while ago, but in February, David from My Two Dollars wrote one of my all-time favorite personal finance articles: Is your life fiction or non-fiction? What kind of financial life are you leading? j

I was recently speaking with a friend of mine who prefers to leave such problems as education, healthcare, retirement, et cetera to the government. In the course of the discussion, I brought up the problem of our government running out of the money that those programs required – specifically in relationship to social security. My friend responded, “Don’t worry about social security, it is not scheduled to go bankrupt until 2045.” I responded, well, that’s about the time I am scheduled to retire . . .” Christian PF gives some suggestions to those of you who are in the same boat.

What does your vacation really cost? Mike at Four Pillars can help you calculate that cost. I’d rather not, thank you, but you might . . .

Have a great weekend! Don’t just spend money, spend time with family.

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5 Responses (including trackbacks) to “Friday Gathering: Healthcare Heat Edition”

  1. ChristianPF Says:

    thanks for the mention – Set to retire in 2045? I have a hunch that you aren’t going to need that SS check anyway! What do you think?

  2. Stew Says:

    It’s actually me, just little old Stew – lots of people make the mistake – and right now it looks like I will need that ss check … unfortunately.

  3. Four Pillars Says:

    Thanks a lot for the link. There is lots of time before 2045 so you should be able to provide for a reasonable retirement.

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