Billing

Medical Billing Annoyance

I was sitting in my apartment a few months ago when my phone began to ring.  Since only a few people actually know my home phone number, I figured it was something important until I looked at the caller ID.  I recognized that the number belonged to a bill collector.  There was only one problem–all my bills were paid on… Read more →

Powerball

Post Powerball Haze

Like most people across the United States, I was sitting by my television at 11:00 PM EST eagerly awaiting the results of the $579.9 million Powerball drawing.  By 11:01 PM, my hopes had been shattered.  Thankfully, I only spent $6 at the very last minute after succumbing to the pressure of relatives who kept saying “You have to play in… Read more →

Elections

Expensive Elections

Today, I was preparing to write my thoughts on the final Presidential debate, when I heard a disturbing financial figure on the news.  Since enough attention has been paid to President Obama’s victory and his many sarcastic phrases, I figured this topic took precedence.  Apparently, both Governor Romney and President Obama will be spending at least $80 million campaigning in… Read more →