Guest Post: Safety Tips to Keep Your Home Secure While Traveling

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Please enjoy this guest post from Dylan Snyder about tips on keeping your home safe while on vacation. Dylan is a real estate agent from Florida. I appreciate his contribution to my blog.  While the frequency of home burglaries have declined in recent years, financial losses associated with completed burglaries have increased 54 percent. Thieves target personal items such a … Read More

How I Ended up at a Remote Australia Cabin with Another Alaskan

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The best part about traveling is you never know exactly what kind of adventures you will find. If you know me, you know those adventures can often times be high impact – and frightening for those reading or listening. The following story is no exception. This is the story of how an Alaskan guy I met in Sydney and I … Read More

The Time I had Surgery, in Russia…

I have had employer provided health insurance since 2010. In the period from April 2010 to November 2016 I worked for three different Alaska companies, two small IT firms and a large telecom (the second IT firm I was working for was acquired by a telecom company). All three provided good insurance but had a high deductible – around $5.000 … Read More

Australian Healthcare: An American Perspective

I arrived in Australia two months ago in mid-December. I showed up soon after I was laid off from my previous job in Alaska last November. There is a law in the United States referred to as COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985). This mandates that employers continue to offer health insurance to employees if they leave the company. … Read More

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