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Financial Planning for Dummies

Financial Planning for Dummies

Most people are really bad at personal, financial planning. The people who make these mistakes are not just ordinary folks. They include highly educated, sophisticated people – including virtually all economists and Wall Street analysts. They almost certainly include you, the reader. So why do so many people get so many things wrong?

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Why BBB Would Be Hazardous to Your Health

Why BBB Would Be Hazardous to Your Health

The Build Back Better proposal is a 2,466-page bill with a realistic price tag of $4.7 trillion. Although it appears to be dead on arrival in the Senate, its backers hope to revive most of it. John Goodman says there are good reasons to hope they fail.

One reason is drug price controls. With lower returns to new drug development, there will be fewer lifesaving drugs. University of Chicago economist Tom Philipson estimates that the resulting loss of life would be 31 times as great as Covid-19 to date.

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A Conservative Approach To Health Reform

A Conservative Approach To Health Reform

Sen Rand Paul (R-KY) says he can‘t support a health reform now being considered by the leadership in the House of Representatives. He predicts that many conservatives in Congress will agree with him.

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Is Obama Trying To Privatize Medicare By Stealth?

Is Obama Trying To Privatize Medicare By Stealth?

Privatizing Medicare is an anathema to the left wing of the Democratic Party. There was a period, back in the 1990s when it appeared that Democrats would cooperate with Republicans in fundamental reform of this entitlement program and it appeared that President Clinton might go along.

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