No health insurance? So what happens if you *don’t* pay the tax / fine?

Let’s say you’re in the same boat as my partner and me. ¬†We live in the US. ¬†We have no health insurance. ¬†We couldn’t afford health insurance. ¬†Affordable group plans are not available to us (we’re self-employed). ¬†We couldn’t afford (and frankly, don’t need or want) the lowest-tier “bronze”-level insurance plan. ¬†We don’t qualify for … More No health insurance? So what happens if you *don’t* pay the tax / fine?

(Belated) reflections on the year 2015: last year in review

Since Mercury is retrograde and all that, I’m playing catch-up, and I’m painfully aware that is there a lot of catch-up to play. This post is fashionably embarrassingly late, but hey–better late than never, and stuff. Last year was kind of a continuation of 2014, in some ways.¬† And in other ways, it wasn’t. I … More (Belated) reflections on the year 2015: last year in review