August 27, 2014

Mutual Funds Scrabble

Mailbag: What Cost Basis Method Do I Want For Vanguard Mutual Funds?

In our example, your gain/loss could vary from -$1,000 to +$3,500 depending on the method used.

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Teddy Bear Hospital

U.S. Health Care Costs versus Health Outcomes

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Asians in New Jersey have the best life expectancy of any racial or ethnic group

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Money Pills

Radio: Third Party Payer Systems

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David John Marotta was interviewed on radio 1070 WINA’s Schilling Show discussing the economics of third party payer systems.

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Rainbow Stars

Mailbag: What Is The One Fund Should I Invest In?

Here’s how to earn a slow million.

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ACTEC

How Do I Find An Estate Planning Attorney In My Area?

What is a better starting place than advertisements and phone directories?

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Pink and Blue Piggy Banks

Why Are Insurance Companies Reluctant To Cover Preventive Care?

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Now there is absolutely no charge for a costly set of test and procedures on the all-you-can-spend preventive care buffet.

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Charity

How To List A Charity As Your Beneficiary

There is a tax benefit to leaving some assets to your favorite charity rather than leaving it to your heirs.

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Gift Boxes

Mailbox: How Can I Leave My Estate To A Charity?

Leaving a legacy can be a great benefit for the charity receiving the gift.

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Injured piggy bank with crutches

Do We Need Price Controls to Stop Exorbitant Hospital Fees?

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After the birth of my (David’s) first child, my wife and I noticed we were being billed for a very expensive bedpan and box of tissues that we had never used.

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Economics by Colander, Seventh Edition

Third-Party-Payer Markets

Anytime a third-party-payer system exists market forces will not hold down costs as much as they would otherwise.

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