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Subject:  Re: A step closer to FIRE if health care... Date:  6/27/2006  7:32 PM
Author:  workwayless Number:  3842 of 5246

Health care seems to be one of the big hurdles when you FIRE due to it usually being a young age with many years before medicare kicks in.

So, thought it would be helpful to have a thread dedicated to names of places that will provide employee healthcare for part time employees. Hopefully, this might make FIRE more a possability to someone out there.

May I play the devil's advocate for a minute? The only trouble with this approach is that health insurance might become your new "golden handcuff." If you want to work after FIRE that's fine. However I recommend that you don't rely on your employer for insurance. Sure working at a low stress job might be fun for while. But the day may come when you are sick of working, too young for Medicare, but old enough to accumulate enough maladies to place affordable health insurance out of reach.
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