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Entries from August 2016

Everyone Aiming at Defender?

August 13th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Windows 10 has built-in anti-virus, called “Windows Defender”. It’s nice to have free anti-virus, but I have some concerns about it. First, Defender doesn’t get very good ratings from independent anti-virus testing labs. (4 stars out of 6 on Protection.) My bigger concern is that even if it worked very well, it’s an obvious target […]

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Medicare 5 Months In

August 5th, 2016 · 2 Comments

I’ve been on Medicare for 5 months now, and it is so much better than any options I had before. I’m saving about $500/month on premiums, my annual deductible is $166 compared to $6000, after which I pay 20% of better negotiated prices, and many more physicians accept Medicare than my previous insurance. Gisele is […]

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