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The Cost of Healthcare

The cost of healthcare in America is outrageous. We spend about $3.4 TRILLION every year. No, that’s not a typo. A trillion dollars is a difficult amount of money to imagine, so here’s an illustration: If the American healthcare industry were a country, it would be the fifth largest economy in the world. Warren Buffett says that [...]

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Propel Venture Partners invests in Hixme

Propel Venture Partners, the San Francisco-based venture capital (VC) partnership in which BBVA is an investor, today announced its investment in Hixme – its sixth investment since the establishment of the U.S. fund in February this year. Hixme, located in Agoura Hills, California, is using technology to shake up the world of US [...]

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What’s the benefit of inflation?

We’ve all heard an old timer say something like, “Back in my day, you could buy a burger for 15 cents!” That’s because a dollar in 1955 would be worth $8.96 today. Reminiscing the “good ol’ days” might be one of the few benefits of inflation. As you know, every product and service is affected by inflation. Our wages increase as [...]

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The Untapped Potential of the ACA

Since March of 2010 when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or ACA for short) was passed into law, much has been discussed in the mainstream media, corporate break rooms, family dinner tables, etc. about the ACA’s positive or negative effects on the lives of the American people and the companies that they work for. [...]

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