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Health Notes

Oct 8, 2018

Managing chronic and pre-existing health conditions can be a burden. Hector discusses Transamerica Center for Health Studies' partnership with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health on a health newsletter focused on common medical conditions.

Unemployment is at a record low and talent is in high demand. Employers are constantly exploring options to attract talent and remain competitive. Catherine tells us how retirement benefits fit into this picture. 

Presciption Drugs

Sep 24, 2018
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Hector tells us how the cost of prescription drugs has become a burden for consumers.

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In today's news we often hear about the gender pay gap but there is a formidable retirement income gap as well. Catherine tells us more. 

Workplace wellness programs continue to be an important part of our health and everyday lives given that most of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work. Hector tells us about helpful tools for employers. 

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A new Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies report offers insights on the promises and pitfalls faced by Baby Boomers, Millenials and Gen X. Catherine tells us more. 

Hector explains the various options for dealing with high medical bills when you do not have health insurance. 

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Tens of millions of Americans are caregivers, and it has serious implications for their own retirement security. Catherine shares insights from a Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies report on caregivers.

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Hector tells us about extreme medical debt, even with insurance, and gives us the basics of paying for healthcare.

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Catherine tells us what people should consider when mapping out a retirement budget.

Mental Health

Jul 31, 2018

Hector tells us about the Transamerica Center for Health Studies' recently-released mental health guide.

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Catherine tells us about the growing trend of older American entrepreneurs.

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How are Generation X-ers and millenials preparing for retirement? Catherine tells us the trends. 

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Unlike other generations, millenials have racked up an enormous amount of debt. Because of that, they are not saving as they should be. Catherine shares her research on millenials and their retirement-readiness. 

Medicaid Basics

Jun 26, 2018
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Hector gives us the basics on Medicaid.

The Transamerica Center for Health Studies has released a new "Healthier Traditions" cookbook. This year they've brought you healthy twists on classic soul food recipes. Hector tells us more. 

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Hector tells us how employers can best implement workplace wellness programs.

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Hector walks us through a major accreditation program for physicians, health care plans and medical groups provided by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor roughly 30 percent of workers do not participate in their employers' 401K plan. Catherine tells us what employers can do to incentivize their workers to take advantage of retirement benefits. 


Hector sorts out the essentials of the upcoming open enrollment period.

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It may not be the happiest time of the year, but it's one of the most important when it comes to healthcare. Catherine shares some need-to-knows about open enrollment.

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Hector shares some insights from a recent survey about caregivers. 

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Hector discusses the cost of healthcare. 

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Catherine clarifies the differences between retirement plans. 

Hector sorts out the essentials of the upcoming open enrollment period. 

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On today's edition of Clear Path, Hector tells us about the 5th Annual National Survey on Health and Healthcare in America, which gathered consumers' views on healthcare.

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Hector tells us about a major accreditation program for physicians, health care plans and medical groups provided by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. 


Hector talks about prescriptions medications and what things to consider as you sort out the choices in making your health care decisions. 

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Hector explains how to pick the provider that's best suited to your circumstance. 

Retirement Priorities

Jul 17, 2017

As people are living longer, a big question is how to support this expanded life span. Catherine Collinson tells us about Americans' retirement priorities, as reported in a recent study.