My condo sold, a look at the numbers

Sunday, June 23

As Monty Python would say “and now for something completely different”The condo – I finally sold my condo. There were a lot of things I learned about being in a condo because it was not the best experience. This condo was in Lynnwood Washington and I owned it from 2014 to 2019, when the market ...


Level easy discounts for healthcare needs

Sunday, May 12

The FI person and Health CareLevel easy - No matter what service you get always ask what the prompt pay discount is. If you are willing to pay upfront, the discount will be significant. One facility I worked at was 20% and another was 30%I went to the website for a clinic here in the Seattle ar...


My opinion on Medicare for all

Sunday, May 12

Medicare for allThis is my opinion based on what I know about Medicare. Medicare is not free. You pay into Medicare for 40 quarters before you qualify. If you qualify you receive Part A at no cost. If you did not pay into Medicare for 40 quarters you will have a monthly premium of $437 if you...


Medicare Supplement and Medicare Part C

Sunday, May 12

Medicare Supplements and Medicare Part CPeople usually go one of two routes – Route One - Medicare Part A, B, Part D drug plan and a Supplement/Medigap plan. I call this A-la-cartRoute Two – Medicare Part C (Also called the Medicare Advantage Plan)A Supplement and Medigap try to achieve the same...


Medicare Part B and D coverage and cost

Sunday, May 12

Medicare Part B and Part DAs an insurance verify Medicare part B are outpatient services. Someone under Observation, the Emergency room, coming in for an outpatient procedure or diagnostic service would be outpatient. This also is visits to your doctors or screenings. Preventative services (lik...


Qualifying for Medicare Part A

Saturday, May 11

Medicare Part AAll my Medicare conversations over the next couple days are going to assume that you are average joe/jane and you turned 65Medicare Part A Covers Inpatient Hospital Care, Skilled Nursing facility care and long-term care hospitals.Most people will enter the hospital under observatio...