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Thinking About Early Retirement?

If you’ve built up a large balance in 401(k)s, rollover IRAs and other tax-deferred accounts it's possible to manage how much of you are tax

Why Medicare Should Be Part of Your Retirement Strategy

Medicare takes a little time to understand. As you approach age 65, familiarize yourself with its coverage options, costs, and limitations.

Caring for Aging Parents

Whatever your relationship with your parent has been, this new phase of life will present challenges for both parties. By treating your pare

Medicare vs. Medicaid

Medicare and Medicaid are both health insurance programs administered by the government, there are differences in covered services and cost-

The A, B, C, & D of Medicare

Many pre-retirees are frequently warned that Medicare will only cover a maximum of 100 days of nursing home care (provided certain condition

The Basics of Medicare

Medicare is the federal government program that provides health care coverage (health insurance) if you are 65+, under 65 and receiving Soci

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

A retired household faces three types of health care expenses. The premiums for Medicare Part B (which covers physician and outpatient servi

How Medicaid Compliant Annuities Work.

Retirees facing the prospect of depleting their retirement savings to pay for long-term care, consider whether a Medicaid Compliant Annuity

Retirement Tips For Empty Nesters and Retirees

With the children now out of the house, financial priorities become more focused on preparing for retirement. At this stage, you may very li

Helpful Retirement Strategies for Women

Preparing for retirement can look a little different for women than it does for men. Although stereotypes are changing, women are still more

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Medicare coverage can be a critical component for living a healthy life in retirement, as well as for maintaining your financial......

Understanding Long-Term Care

When it comes to addressing your long-term care needs, many look to select a strategy that may help them protect assets, preserve dignity...

The Limitations of Medicare and Medicaid

More than 75% of family caregivers incur thousands of dollars in chronic illness out-of-pocket expenses.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Most Americans know the fundamentals of good health: exercise, proper diet, sufficient sleep, regular check-ups and no smoking or excessive