Economists at the Labor Department project that from 2019 to 2029 employment in health care in the United States will grow 15 percent, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.4 million new jobs during that span.
Right now, I’m gazing at the cover of the 142-page Individual Enrollment Agreement that arrived in the mail from my new health insurer, CareFirst BlueCrossBlueshield. The sleek, longhaired woman in the picture is smiling brightly. I’m not feeling her joy. I’ve been stewing about health insurance since October — ever since my husband, Cliff (a […]
Chances are you have no idea how much your health care will cost when you retire. I don’t. Trying to conjure up a reliable estimate gives me brain freeze. But if you’re not including a ballpark figure in your retirement savings calculations, you could be setting yourself up for a sickening financial surprise. That’s especially […]