Buying Safe Passage at the Rendezvous Café

A hospital is a strange land, but if you respect their customs, perhaps your husband will make it out — of course he will come out alive.

Figuring Out My ACA Health Insurance: More Thoughts on SEP IRAs and Subsidies

I did my Open Enrollment! Get yours done before Dec. 15!

The Hidden Costs of Germophobia

I’m hyper-aware of the fact that my fingers touch the elevator button and then accidentally touch my face. Or the fact that I accidentally sit on my bed with the same jeans I’ve worn on the train.

Is Your ACA Premium Going Down This Year?

Mine is! But I’m also losing out-of-network coverage.

The Cost of Getting C. Diff

One day in December, I got mysteriously ill. I’ll spare you the details, but let’s just say that I was suddenly spending a LOT of time on the toilet.

The Cost of Running an Ultramarathon

Running one hundred miles is an exercise in endurance, persistence and patience. It also comes with a price tag.

An Open Thread About Life Insurance

If you elect to give John Hancock your wearable data and you’re a good little wearable wearer, you could earn gift cards for your healthy habits!

How to Find — and Pay For — a Therapist

As a therapist I make a point of acknowledging in every first session the effort the client put into getting into therapy in the first place.

What I Spend Every Year to Dance in the Woods

The cost of attending Adult Dance Camp.

The Cost of Chronic Back Pain

The first time I tried physical therapy, I paid $10 a session as therapists treated the wrong part of my back.