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Will Weight-Loss Drugs Spike Medicare Costs?: Kiplinger Economic Forecasts
Economic Forecasts Lawmakers are trying to get weight-loss drugs like Wegovy covered by Medicare. Long-term savings are possible, but it could cost the program $27 billion.
The High Costs of Senior Caregiving
Out-of-pocket costs for caregivers average about $7,000 per year. Here's how to get some help.
By Ella Vincent Published
More Weight-Loss Drugs, Like Ozempic, are in the Works: Kiplinger Economic Forecasts
Economic Forecasts Pharmaceutical companies are developing more weight-loss drugs similar to Ozempic, but these injectables are still expensive.
By John Miley PublishedEconomic Forecasts
Financial Planning in Retirement: Seeing All the Angles
In addition to investments, your financial adviser should be talking to you about insurance, Medicare, Social Security, long-term care, estate planning and tax planning.
By David C. Treece, Investment Adviser Representative Published
When Will Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds Run Out of Money?
Social Security and Medicare trust funds, which help pay benefits, are projected to run dry. What will happen then?
By Elaine Silvestrini Published
Medicare Drug Price Negotiations Latest: Kiplinger Economic Forecasts
Economic Forecasts Medicare drug price negotiations: Early signs have emerged of how these key talks will be handled.
By Matthew Housiaux PublishedEconomic Forecasts
New Call for Medicare to End Restrictions on Alzheimer’s Disease Treatments
While there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease, there are promising — but expensive — treatments.
By Becca van Sambeck Published
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.
By Joelle Spear, CFP® Published
Biden Calls for Doubling of Capital Gains Tax Rate
President Biden wants to increase the capital gains tax rate and the Medicare tax rate to have wealthy people pay a “fairer” share of taxes.
By Kelley R. Taylor Last updated
Considering a Medicare Advantage Plan? Be Wary of Promises
These private insurance alternatives to Medicare are growing in popularity at the same time they’re under scrutiny for their sales tactics and coverage.
By Elaine Silvestrini Last updated