Archive for February 17th, 2013

Recommended Reading

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

The Business Of Medical Practice: Transformational Health 2.0 Skills For Doctors by David E. Marcinko & Hope Hetico.

Page 33:  “Similarly, RiskMangers.us is a specialty company in the benefits market that, while not an insurance company, works directly with health entities, medical providers, and businesses to identify and develop cost effective benefits packages, emphasizing transparency and faiirness in direct reimbursment compensation methods – William Rusteberg, 2010, Personal Communication – www.riskmanagers.us

 

ObamaCare Survey: Firms Will Drop Group Health Plans

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

One in five companies with fewer than 500 employees say they are “likely” or “very likely” to discontinue company-provided healthcare coverage within five years, a survey reveals. (NewsMax)

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Amazing Yield On Six (6) Month Certificate of Deposit

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

In today’s Houston Chronicle there appears an advertisement for “The Presidential CD” paying 3.85% for a six month term. Sun Cities Financial Group advertises “FDIC – Insured 6 month CD, Working Hard So You Earn More Since 1998.” http://www.scfg.com/ For more information call 713-267-2320

Also in the same paper is an advertisement from BBVA Compass for a 24 month CD paying 1%. The advertisement says “In today’s environment, a competitive rate is hard to find. Until Now.” For more information call 1-800-COMPASS

Why is there such a big difference in yields? See http://www.depositaccounts.com/blog/very-high-cd-rates-advertised-in-newspapers-are-they-real.html