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In the last post, we looked at the goal for an insurance company: to make money. Now let’s look at the goals of a medical cost sharing community? They want to pay for costs that are reasonable and fair. Because we are self-pay patients, we are individuals on the free market making deals and negotiating […]

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Medical Cost Sharing Makes Sense It is Not Insurance: Part 2

by John July 27, 2015

Another reason people get confused about medical cost sharing is because it is not insurance. The difference is that insurance is a legal contract between the insurance company and the insured. The insurance company is obligated to provide payment for your healthcare coverage. That agreement hasn’t changed. So there is a bit of a leap […]

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Medical Cost Sharing Makes Sense: Part 1: The Economy

by John July 27, 2015

Medical cost sharing isn’t for everyone yet. It is difficult to understand. It requires an open mind to see how the US economy and the healthcare industry are changing drastically. Sadly, the biggest revelation will come to many people when it is too late — when they get hit with a catastrophic medical bill – […]

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Books To Guide You After Huck’s Holocaust Gambit

by John July 27, 2015

After examining the reasons behind Mike Huckabee’s “holocaust” attack on the Iran nuke deal, I wanted to share two great books I reviewed that you need to look at. The first is The Accidental Superpower by Peter Zeihan. Here is my review. The other book is America in Retreat by Bret Stephens. Here is my […]

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Read Is Fundamental For All of Us

by John July 27, 2015

Since I wrote my book on how to beat media bias more than 10 years ago, I have pushed reading non-fiction. Here is a link to my site with all the books I have reviewed. It is even more important today to read these works thanks to our social media world that gives us so […]

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Huck Plays Holocaust Card

by John July 27, 2015

So Huck played the Holocaust card. In case you missed it, the former Arkansas Governor and now GOP Presidential hopeful likened Obama’s nuke deal with Iran to “sending the Jews to the gas chamber.” (Podcast here if you want to listen and not read.) Sure, he crossed the line. Bringing out the Holocaust card is […]

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Why US Looks Like China, Iran, and Russia

by John July 24, 2015

Politically, we Americans resemble Russia, China, and Iran more than we think we do. I say this a lot on posts. Many of you think I am a little “out there” posting this. So let me explain in detail what I’m seeing. Podcast here if you want to listen. Look closely and you see that […]

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The Old Left vs Right Out the Window

by John July 21, 2015

You can also listen to corresponding podcast here. The old left-right battle seems to be going out the window. I am seeing some fascinating articles on our economic future – that I think if you’re a thinking person looking ahead – you need to look at. The first is Post Capitalism: The Rise of Collaborative […]

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Uber App Glitches Can Cost You

by John July 14, 2015

This is not an indictment of Uber by any means – just a heads up if you use the ride share company. Notice the screen shot to the left. The Uber says no cars are available but I was still charged $18 by Uber. The screenshot is from my business partner Susan Anzalone. I had […]

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What I’m Reading: Big Data Baseball

by John July 14, 2015

Big Data Baseball by Travis Sawchik will be what I am reading while not watching the All-Star Game. The All-Star Game means little to me. I find it boring and self-aggrandizing. Give me baseball that really means something. Sure, the winning team gets home field advantage in the World Series, but I like other advantages […]

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