A massive change resulting from the passage of the 2010 Health Care Reform Act is sure to cause quite the waiting line at your primary care physician. The change? Flexible spending accounts used by 20% of the American adult population can no longer make reimbursements for over-the-counter medication expenditures. Oh no. Most people know this […]


I think most everyone is aware of the very real and present danger that lies in wait for America‚Äôs baby boomer generation: they’re not financially ready for retirement. That’s an understatement… The Employee Benefit Research Institute is the go-to authority in data mining for information about future retirees. Each year, the Institute surveys hundreds of […]


The IRS is handing out a new tax break (not exactly a credit) for breast feeding mothers. Yep, you heard that right, the IRS wants to make sure that your children are getting ample time to breastfeed. Days after the IRS decision, many are calling it an excellent victory for public health. The first lady […]


So you’re wondering how much Obama plans to cut from the budget? Well, after breaking down the data and turning it into easy to read pie-charts we found it really isn’t all that much. Key Data: Only 13% of the total 2011 Federal Budget would be frozen Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Defense Spending are […]