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Can't Sleep at Night? Consider Getting Checked Out By a Doctor
health insurance Older adults are more likely to suffer from sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnea. Left untreated these conditions can have dire consequences.
You Can Keep Some Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid. Here's How
Long-Term Care Insurance There are some tools you can use to avoid spending down all of your assets, and potentially impoverishing a spouse, while still meeting the qualifications for Medicaid.
By David Rodeck PublishedLong-Term Care Insurance
High-Deductible Health Plans: Don’t Let the Name Scare You Off
health insurance Some people are biased against high-deductible health insurance plans — just because of the name. It’s unfortunate, because for most people an HDHP can save them money over a PPO.
By Rob Grubka, Fellow in the Society of Actuaries Publishedhealth insurance
Stimulus Plan Has Health Insurance Benefits, Too
Coronavirus and Your Money The plan’s health care provisions could deliver big savings for early retirees and laid-off workers.
By Sandra Block PublishedCoronavirus and Your Money
Surprise Medical Bills Are Coming to an End
health insurance With the No Surprises Act taking effect in 2022, patients will no longer live in fear of receiving an unexpected and exorbitant medical bill for emergency care and other ancillary services.
By Jackie Stewart Publishedhealth insurance
Medical Expenses Retirees (and Others) Can Deduct on Their Taxes
tax deductions The list of medical deductions is broad and includes items such as expenses for service animals and the cost of long-term care.
By Joy Taylor Publishedtax deductions
20 Ways to Save on Health Care
health insurance From maximizing insurance benefits to shopping for discounts to funding tax-advantaged accounts, these tips will lower your costs no matter how you get your care.
By Lisa Gerstner Publishedhealth insurance
"Above-the-Line" Deductions for Your 2021 Tax Return
Tax Breaks If, like most people, you claim the standard deduction instead of itemized deductions on your return, there are still many other tax deductions available that could save you a lot of money.
By David Muhlbaum PublishedTax Breaks
What the Democrats' Agenda Will Mean for Your Pocketbook
Politics With President Joe Biden in the White House and a narrow Democratic majority in the Senate and House of Representatives, Democrats have a clearer path to enact their agenda.
By Lisa Gerstner PublishedPolitics
Jim Patterson on The Kiplinger Letter’s 2021 Forecasts
Economic Forecasts What to expect from the U.S. economy, the new Congress and next administration, as well as the outlook for bitcoin, self-driving trucks and more.
By David Muhlbaum PublishedEconomic Forecasts