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Trump Promises $200 Prescription Drug Card for Seniors
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Trump Promises $200 Prescription Drug Card for Seniors

Medicare beneficiaries will soon receive a debit card in the mail that they can use to pay for prescription drugs.
September 25, 2020
What Trump's Payroll Tax Cut Will Mean for You
Tax Breaks

What Trump's Payroll Tax Cut Will Mean for You

President Trump issued an executive order to suspend the collection of Social Security payroll taxes. How much could it save you?
September 17, 2020
Medicare Basics: 11 Things You Need to Know
Medicare

Medicare Basics: 11 Things You Need to Know

There's Medicare Part A, Part B, Part D, medigap plans, Medicare Advantage plans and so on. We sort out the confusion about signing up for Medicare --…
September 16, 2020
When Elder Care Requires Legal Advice
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When Elder Care Requires Legal Advice

Consult an elder care lawyer preemptively to avoid making a panicked phone call in the moment.
September 15, 2020
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What a Payroll Tax Cut Would Mean for You
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What a Payroll Tax Cut Would Mean for You

If Congress can't pass another stimulus bill, President Trump says he will initiate a payroll tax cut by executive order. How much would that save you…
August 8, 2020

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What Retirees Must Know About Telehealth
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What Retirees Must Know About Telehealth

The coronavirus has elevated the benefits and potential savings of telehealth like nothing before.
May 20, 2020
Health Insurance Options Exist for the Newly Unemployed
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Health Insurance Options Exist for the Newly Unemployed

Special enrollment periods for Obamacare plans and expanded Medicaid coverage will help people who are suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus…
April 17, 2020
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16 Retirement Mistakes You Will Regret Forever
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16 Retirement Mistakes You Will Regret Forever

From saving too little to claiming Social Security too early, there are plenty of ways retirees -- and those planning for retirement -- can sabotage t…
April 10, 2020
When I’m 64
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When I’m 64

As you near your 65th birthday, you’ll face a slew of important decisions—and a deluge of mail.
April 3, 2020
Financial Surprises Retirees (and Those About to Retire) Want to Avoid
retirement

Financial Surprises Retirees (and Those About to Retire) Want to Avoid

Even the most diligent pre-retiree planner can get tripped up by unpleasant financial surprises. Follow these tips.
December 26, 2019
A Retiree’s Guide to Key Dates in 2020
retirement

A Retiree’s Guide to Key Dates in 2020

Now is the time to assess your financial situation, look ahead and mark your calendar.
December 24, 2019
ACA Open Enrollment: Shop Health Insurance Exchanges for a Better Deal
retirement

ACA Open Enrollment: Shop Health Insurance Exchanges for a Better Deal

You'll have between November 1 and December 15 in most states to take a second look at your coverage.
December 16, 2019
Medicare Part B Premiums Climb for 2020
Medicare

Medicare Part B Premiums Climb for 2020

High-income retirees will experience the biggest changes.
November 13, 2019
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3 Reasons to Consider Making Changes During Medicare Open Enrollment
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3 Reasons to Consider Making Changes During Medicare Open Enrollment

Between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7, Medicare participants can make changes to their plan(s). Here are a few reasons you may want to take advantage of this ope…
October 17, 2019
Affordable Health Care
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Affordable Health Care

We pay more for health care than any other nation, averaging nearly $10,800 per person per year.
October 3, 2019
Navigate 2020 Medicare Changes During Open Enrollment
Medicare

Navigate 2020 Medicare Changes During Open Enrollment

Beneficiaries can shop for new health coverage starting October 15. Find out what's new and perhaps less costly for the coming year.
September 23, 2019
10 Worst Things to Keep in Your Wallet
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10 Worst Things to Keep in Your Wallet

One of the worst feelings is reaching for your wallet and finding it's not there.
September 12, 2019
Hospice: Improving Care at the End of Life
retirement

Hospice: Improving Care at the End of Life

A hospice expert talks about the current state of end-of-life care and how to get the most from it.
September 5, 2019
Medicare Tip: Find the Right Post-Hospital Care
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Medicare Tip: Find the Right Post-Hospital Care

The choice of a post-acute care provider is daunting, even for health-care experts.
August 1, 2019
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Home Health Care: Finding the Right Help for Seniors
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Home Health Care: Finding the Right Help for Seniors

Take these steps to hire in-home health aides who are a good fit for your loved one.
June 28, 2019
The 20 Best States for Your Retirement
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The 20 Best States for Your Retirement

People approaching or just starting retirement may have plenty of life experience under their belts, but many are enjoying at least one brand-new feel…
June 17, 2019
Medicare Premiums Snafu Affects 250,000 Social Security Recipients
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Medicare Premiums Snafu Affects 250,000 Social Security Recipients

A software glitch could mean surprise bills for some seniors who owe unpaid Medicare Advantage and Part D plan premiums.
June 13, 2019
10 Things Retirees Should Never Keep in Their Wallets
retirement

10 Things Retirees Should Never Keep in Their Wallets

One of the worst feelings is reaching for your wallet and finding it's not there.
May 15, 2019
5 Retirement Planning Wrinkles for Couples With Big Age Gaps
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5 Retirement Planning Wrinkles for Couples With Big Age Gaps

Retirement decisions are always complex.
May 7, 2019
How Do Your Medicare Options Factor Into Your Overall Retirement Plan?
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How Do Your Medicare Options Factor Into Your Overall Retirement Plan?

Health care and retirement planning are two sides of the same coin, so you need to understand the Medicare basics and seek the right help to get the r…
May 6, 2019