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Today:COBRA is Usually No, But Never Say NeverThe Closest to Ukraine? Europe, ObviouslyCOBRA Is Usually A No, But…If your ex-employer has greater than 20 full-time employees, then you have the right to COBRA. That period lasts, in most situations, for eighteen...

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Seems Thorny This Valentine’s Day

Can It Be 20 Years?At an important time during modern American history, Whitney delivered this soulful, graceful & powerful rendition of our national anthem. In other words, her delivery was just like her, and her talent. You didn’t need to like her music in order...

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Working Beyond 65

The Boat Isn’t Going Back People will increasingly work beyond 65 years old, and that trend isn’t going to reverse (that’s about the extent of my crystal ball reading). The list of reasons is too long to detail here, and not really the point of Jae’s Corner. The issue...

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Vicious Chop

Most Interesting Day, in Months, Begins at 830AEvery month, the first Friday of the month, the US Labor Department releases non-farm payroll statistics at 830 AM, Eastern Time. That is in less than one hour. Non-farm payrolls gives you the central data point from...

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More Than I Can Chew?

Announcement(Even) more work …I am committed to writing a 2nd book, this one about Retirement Planning. Details are being considered, updates will appear here.I have not decided on the format. Followers of this Substack, the free and paid versions, will not...

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8 COVID Tests, A MONTH (!!!)

8 COVID Tests, A MONTH (!!!)This goes into effect TODAY. Here’s the press release (link). IMPORTANT:Basically all ACA-compliant plans allow this. If a packet has 2 tests, that counts as 2, not one, of the 8 allowed, per month.The list of “approved tests” is not firm,...

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Free COVID Testing

8 COVID Tests, A MONTH (!!!)This goes into effect TODAY. Here’s the press release (link). IMPORTANT:Basically all ACA-compliant plans allow this. If a packet has 2 tests, that counts as 2, not one, of the 8 allowed, per month.The list of “approved tests” is not firm,...

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

The Thin Line Between Snow Showers and a BlizzardIt would be unreasonable and impossible to download my entire information set regarding financial markets. I have seen a lot, more than enough for multiple lifetimes, I can easily say this. I literally had a second-row...