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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.

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 Delaying Social Security Pays Off

Combining taxable IRA and retirement plan income with Social Security income in the same year triggers the torpedo, causing retirees’ effect

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...

Beware Medicare Doesn't Cover Everything

Many retirees get an unpleasant surprise after turning 65 and signing up Medicare. It doesn't provide complete coverage of health care costs

Common Factors Affecting Retirement Income

When it comes to planning for your retirement income, it's easy to overlook some of the common factors that can affect how much you'll have