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Health Care Deductions

With all of the attention given to the new tax provisions passed in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, it may be tough to focus on last year’s laws in order to complete last year’s tax return. Whether you’re […]

Sequestration Frustration

When did the word “sequestration” first penetrate our mainstream American vocabulary? It’s generally used in a trial when the jury is sequestered so they can’t talk to anyone about the case.   Merriam-Webster’s dictionary has several definitions that don’t seem […]

Why Does Health Care Cost So Much?

Do you know what a routine venipuncture is? That’s a fancy way of saying a nurse drew blood from your arm. Do you know how much one 325mg acetaminophen tab might cost you in a hospital? That’s the generic version […]

The Toll of Education

Who knows what makes one child better able to grasp mathematical concepts than others? Is it genetic? Is it access to better education?   Most of us know people who inherently seem to “get it,” but it’s likely we know […]