College-Bound (Grand)Child? Don’t forget to have them complete this form!

Hint: It’s even more important than the FAFSA! A young woman goes to college. Two months later she is rushed to the hospital and into the operating room for an emergency appendectomy. Her mother calls the hospital in a panic and asks to know what is happening with her daughter. The hospital says, “I’m sorry; I cannot […]

Medicare Fix-It (for now)

Congressional leaders and the Obama Administration have fixed the potentially alarming increase in Medicare Part B premiums under the recently-passed government budget deal. Medicare Part B covers most health care services outside of hospitals, and thus represents one of the biggest expense items in the government-run health system.  The program is voluntary, but 91% of all Medicare[…..]