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Affordable Care Act / Healthcare / Medicaid / Politics

Implementing a Value-Based Healthcare System

Overview As the cost of healthcare rises, the government is pouring money into the current health insurance system to find a way to counteract this rise, and lower costs for patients. Progressive Democrats propose expanding upon the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and implementing a single payer system. The key issue with a single payer system … Continue reading

Labor Force / Politics

Worker Training Programs: Resources for Job Seekers and How the System Could Be More Efficient

WIOA  Workforce GPS (GPS) and the Innovation and Opportunity Network (ION) are two virtual components of WIOA that offer different resources, grants, announcements, online training, and personalized accounts to help Americans find employment. The online portals also offer ‘Communities’ and ‘Collections’.  According to the information provided on Workforce GPS, “Communities offer you the chance to … Continue reading

Politics

Fiduciary Rule- Will it Price You Out of Retirement Savings?

Since the President Obama proposed the Fiduciary Rule in February of 2015, retirement advisors have been calculation the impact on their business. Obama’s fiduciary rule is not workable, it will cost too much for many low-income Americans as currently proposed. The Fiduciary Rule expands the definition of fiduciary under the ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security … Continue reading