Psychological Defaults and the...

Dec 23, 2012 by

In December 2012, the United States was alarmed about the possibility of the nation “going over the Fiscal Cliff” –...

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Considering Analyst Ratings

Oct 22, 2012 by

Given the extent to which market sentiment can drive the pricing of a stock, it is important to periodically consider the nature of...

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Saving Money at Starbucks

Sep 8, 2012 by

Many personal finance authors tell people they could be a millionaire if they only skipped their daily Starbucks and somehow managed...

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Draining Visa Gift Cards and O...

Aug 27, 2012 by

I’ve always found gift cards harder to deal with than cash, as they force you to have another item to track. In the case of...

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Consumerism in Healthcare

Jul 3, 2012 by

Some of my remarks on the growing role of consumerism in healthcare were recently featured in an article in Becker’s Hospital...

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Financing medical expenses

Jun 1, 2012 by

The best strategy for avoiding medical debt is to always carry a health insurance plan. American health insurance plans are more than...

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Managing Your Health Savings A...

May 4, 2012 by

I was recently asked by Matt Stroud of Reuters to comment on how to best manage health savings accounts. Some of my remarks appeared...

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Financial literacy is key to u...

Apr 29, 2012 by

As an increasing number of Americans are buying their own health insurance, the need for financial literacy has grown. Health...

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