The U.S. is undoubtedly a world health care leader in certain areas, but it’s a sad truth that there are many countries that have health care systems that are vastly better than ours.
Despite our undisputed success in medical techniques, the U.S. is ranked dead last amongst developed countries for mortality amenable to medical care, infant mortality and healthy life expectancy at age 60. Americans are stuck with this poor performance while we’re spending more than twice as much on health care per capita than any other country.
But you can beat a sick system.
In this month’s report, I take an in-depth look at health care abroad and look at four countries that are providing excellent health care for a fraction of the price you would pay in the U.S.
Also, we hear from Geoff Anandappa, Investment Portfolio Manager for Stanley Gibbons, as he takes a closer look at the kind of growth an investor can see by holding part of his wealth in a stable and uncorrelated asset.
Frank Trotter, Executive President and Chairman of EverBank Global Markets, discusses the sound and fury surrounding the Federal Reserve’s recent meeting and what we can expect in regard to interest rates in the foreseeable future.
In addition, Chairman of Freedom Alliance Bob Bauman examines the broken state of the House of Representatives and the reforms that need to happen to return the House to “regular order.”
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Please review this important report carefully and, as always, I welcome your suggestions and comments.