For the last few days, folks on the East coast have been wondering whether and when Hurricane Sandy with its high winds and flooding will hit. No matter how well we prepare, it’s already causing havoc, producing anxiety and even a little fear at the disruptions it will cause. By the time you read this, we’ll know our fate—and if you’re not reading it, you’re one of those without power.
The cost of medical care services is now up 6.5 percent from last September. The recently released Consumer Price Index, or CPI, did not exactly