Medicare Checklist: Avoid Costly Enrollment Mistakes

When you sign up for each part of Medicare matters, as one man's recently publicized issue shows. This enrollment checklist flags important info you need to know.

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For seniors who aren’t covered by a health plan at work, Medicare is nearly always the most affordable and comprehensive alternative.

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Joelle Spear, CFP®
Financial Adviser, Partner, Canby Financial Advisors

Joelle Spear, CFP® is a financial adviser and a partner at Canby Financial Advisors in Framingham, Mass. She has an MBA with a finance concentration from Bentley University.
Securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser.