Going Down the ACA and COBRA Insurance Rabbit Hole

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Mr. Groovy and I are moving into uncharted territory—in 2017 we will no longer have employer covered health insurance. We’re each eligible to continue employer coverage through COBRA, but we’ll roll the dice and enroll in Obamacare under the Affordable Care Act. However, we have little idea what that will look like. I share our … [Read more…]

Eight rather than Ten Reasons Not to Get a Bachelor’s Degree

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Special Note In the comments section, James from RetirementSavvy called me out on reasons 6, 7, and 8. Here’s his exact rebuke. Also, reasons 6-8 strike me more as an attempt to make political points and not real points about the value of attaining a college degree. I respect James a lot, so I naturally … [Read more…]

The Five Most Disturbing Results from the Student Loan Borrower Survey

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I recently came across the Student Loan Borrower Survey from LendEDU. LendEDU published it in January, 2016 after sending a team to various US colleges to find student loan borrowers. They interviewed 477 undergraduate and graduate students and concluded that current student loan borrowers know nothing about their student loans. Here are the five most … [Read more…]

College: Crony Socialism at Its Worst

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College is a giant freakin’ scam! I don’t know what disgusts me more about college. The medieval muumuus it forces its graduates to wear at graduation? The fundamentalist progressive culture it maintains with all the subtlety and good nature of a rampaging elephant? Or maybe it’s the debt slavery it foists upon any poor soul … [Read more…]