August 21, 2014

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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Marotta on the Radio

Radio: The Potential for Government Thought Control

How much do the political parties agree that the government should be nudging people in as many ways as possible? What is the social cost of such nudging? Does it do more harm than good?

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Mandrills are the world's largest monkey.

Why a Monkey Throwing Darts Could Boost Your Returns

Not aiming for where the money is should boost returns.

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Blended Efficient Frontier

The Efficient Frontier Of Investing

Many investors don’t appreciate asset allocation or understand intuitively how a diversified portfolio can exceed the sum of its parts.

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