099 – The 1st Amendment vs. The Crazy Cost of Prescription Drugs

 

In this episode KT discusses:

  • The history of prescription drug ads on TV
  • How the prescription drug industry works
  • How much more Americans pay at the pharmacy compared to the rest of the world

 

Key Takeaways:

 

  • Find a good healthcare hacker
  • Talk to your doctor about options
  • The “charity partner” fallacy

 

Find deals on prescription drugs at https://www.goodrx.com/. This website is mentioned in the show, but it’s not a paid endorsement.

 

Quote:

 

“We all know on some level the prescription drug costs in America are out of whack. What we don’t know is how we will answer that issue.” – KT

 

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About the author, Kathleen

Kathleen Thomas, who often goes by KT, has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and understands the need for women to take control of their financial lives.

A Certified Investment Management Analyst, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Thomas earned her degrees in Finance and Political Science from Salem College.

Prior to founding NewDay Solutions, an independent Registered Advisor Firm, Thomas spent 20 years as a private wealth advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services. Many of her earliest clients continue to work with her.

Thomas is an avid long-distance runner and triathlon participant. She has completed the Boston Marathon seven times and the Ironman Distance Triathlon three times. She has volunteered as coach and mentor for Girls on the Run New Hampshire and Team in Training.

Raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Thomas now lives in Seabrook, New Hampshire, with her husband, John. They have one daughter.

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