When I’m out on the road, and life has settled down a bit, I’m really going to enjoy having time to cook. After all, one of the primary goals to living in the RV is to live a healthier life, and cooking real food seems like a novel idea towards that end.
Right now I don’t spend much time cooking because it seems like it takes a long time and it always feels like there’s something else, something “better” I should be doing. I can’t wait to have the free time so it doesn’t feel like I’m under that burden anymore.
I just received an informational packet from my healthcare provider, HealthPartners. If I do not change anything about my plan, the premium will increase from $192.15 to $296.01 / month. That’s a a 54% increase! Just to really sweeten the deal, there is no national coverage, at all. So unless I stay in the metro area, I’ll be paying the ‘out-of-network’ expenses on anything I need to have done. Not like I wouldn’t be paying for all of it anyways, this is a plan with a $6,000-or-so deductible, which essentially means it doesn’t pay for anything unless you’re ridiculously sick. Continue reading Healthcare Premiums in 2017