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Subject:  Re: On-Topic ideas? Date:  8/6/2003  7:57 PM
Author:  mazske Number:  88 of 5088

Anyone have a good experience planning out how to get medical and dental insurance while R/E?

Unless someone is within a few years of FIRE, it's hard to really determine how much is need for medical insurance.

Rising health costs could throw a wrench into a lot of peoples plans of just plain retiring. So, here's a few ideas to help keep these rising health care costs in check.

Keep yourself and your familiy as healthy as possible. Drink water, tea and juice and completely give up soda. Soda is a waste of money and it's unhealthy. However, many people enjoy soda and not too many will take me up on this idea.

Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.

Exercise.

Wear your seatbelt at all times and drive normal, not crazy.

That's just a few ideas, but hopefully you get the idea.

Anyone struggling with projected life expectancy, trying to guess if it will keep increasing at a simi