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The Deeper Costs of College Debt

  Not only is a college education a door to higher wages, but providing that education is an important segment of our economy and a huge source of good paying jobs. In 2017 the average salary for the country’s 624,822 full-time college instructors was $82,240, according to an annual study Read More

Tis the Health Care Renewal Season

Tis the season to select our health care plans for the coming year. It brought me a little bit of holiday joy to see that my high-deductible bronze plan only went up 6%, to just over $2,000 a month. This is my lowest increase since Obamacare was enacted. I wasn’t Read More

Keep Medical Directives Up to Date

One important component of estate planning is a document, usually called a medical directive, which can include a living will, that sets out your wishes for end-of-life care and a health care power of attorney that designates someone to make medical decisions if you are unable to do so. A Read More

Keeping Up with the Clauses

Are you feeling any pressure this Christmas season to give, give, give? Keeping up with the Joneses all year is hard enough. It gets even worse during the holidays, when we feel pressured to keep up, not just with the Joneses, but also with the expectations others, and ourselves, put Read More