At the center of this 1918 picture is John Pierpont Morgan, JP Morgan, the founder of the eponymous firm (now JPMorgan Chase & Co.) who helped bail out the US government during the panic of 1893. I wish I could say the photobombing kid was my grandpa. That would be a great family story. Today … Continue reading JP Morgan’s $100 Million
While not as funny as the image above, this month's index brings cool, interesting, and thought-provoking stats related to healthcare and finance. Enjoy. Percentage of HealthyEquity's revenue derived from monthly services fees: 35%. In 2014: 50%. The dollar value of moving up one metal tier for a single employee with employer-provided coverage: $450-500 (Analysis of … Continue reading April’s Index
Hardbacks are supposed to sell for more. They cost more to make, are studier, and look cooler. Elisabeth Rosenthal's An American Sickness is now on Amazon, with the hardcover edition priced at a 38% discount to the paper version. What gives? Dig a little deeper and not being part of prime ($5 more for slower … Continue reading Who’s To Blame?