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Posts tagged ‘Healthcare costs’

Battle of the Dueling Price Indexes

In this blog post, I would like to discuss the widening gap between core Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Personal Consumer Expenditure (PCE) inflation. In April, the core (ex-food and energy) CPI increased at the fastest monthly pace since August 2011, 0.3%. Year over year, core CPI inflation…

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Predicting Your Health in Retirement

For most employees it is benefit election month.  I find myself scratching my head evaluating options and determining the benefits that meet my needs.   For me, one of the more difficult steps in the election process is estimating what my 2015 medical costs will be so I can determine how much to…

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