Many Americans receive their health insurance coverage through their employer. When I left my employer at the beginning of October, our family’s coverage was impacted. In my case it was pretty simple: my new employer provided a health plan comparable to StartupInc’s. But this isn’t always an option for everyone. In 1985, Congress created a… Continue reading Keeping My Healthcare Plan
Today is my last day at StartupInc. When I joined four and a half years ago, we were a motley crew of sixteen. Now, we’re nearly 300. I joined shortly after the series A round and watched the company grow through B, C, and D rounds. From my vantage point, the company’s trajectory is solid,… Continue reading A New Gig
My employer’s benefit year starts on October 1st and continues through to September 30th of the following year. With the close of the benefit year a few weeks ago, I thought it would be interesting to look and see how much health care our family consumed last year. Let’s see what I found. Meeting Our… Continue reading Consuming healthcare in 2020
Recently, I came across an article titled How To Be Broke on $75,000 a Year. As I reviewed the sample budget, one thing that stuck out was the monthly life insurance payment of $100. There seemed to be a lot going on there that didn’t seem prudent. Who Needs Life Insurance Life insurance is for… Continue reading How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?