I don’t know if you’ve noticed lately, but a lot of people are pouring buckets of water over their heads.
I’m one of those people who gets nervous when the market hits new highs amidst what looks like a deteriorating economy for the middle class…but I’ll try not to be a Debbie Downer so, “Happy New Record for the Dow Day!”
This is a complex issue.
Social Work as a profession is now in higher demand than ever. Now is the time to advocate for equitable salaries in the medical and psychiatric fields.
The money-shot quote from this article:
Francois de Brantes, executive director at the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, said high-deductible plans are exerting a Trojan horse effect, “awakening the general public and individual plan members to the absolutely insane way in which health care prices are being set today and in which health care services are being paid for today.”
I think we have done pretty well on these factors in parenting. Interesting research for those who have small children.
Pennsylvania is all over the map with changes, according to this article, but the average increase is 10-12%.