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Karla Bowsher on April 20, 2018
The cost of medical care continues to rise, even for retirees. Here’s the latest estimate for a couple considering retiring this year.
Maryalene LaPonsie on March 21, 2018
You think you’ve got it all figured out, but does your retirement budget account for these common costs?
Karla Bowsher on March 15, 2018
If you want to avoid paying taxes on a nice chunk of change now and in the future, heed this contribution deadline.
Karla Bowsher on February 13, 2018
The president actually has little power over the federal budget. But Congress might embrace one aspect of his 2019 proposal that targets prescription drug prices.
Chris Kissell on January 17, 2018
Even millionaires can qualify for programs that keep more cash in their wallets.
Karla Bowsher on January 8, 2018
Social Security benefits are immune to more types of risk than other sources of retirement income. So, it’s critical that you maximize the size of your checks.
Marilyn Lewis on December 14, 2017
You can lose money by working after you start to collect benefits. Check out the rules.
Karla Bowsher on December 12, 2017
People who get medical insurance through the Obamacare program have just a few days to enroll or change their plan. Here’s what you should do now.
Karla Bowsher on November 27, 2017
Health care isn’t the only retirement expense that can run you six figures. Long-term care is a separate expense to prepare for — and it’s growing faster than inflation.
Maryalene LaPonsie on November 1, 2017
Obamacare isn’t dead, but it’s changing under pressure in Washington. Here’s what you need to know to get covered for 2018 through the government exchanges.
Karla Bowsher on October 26, 2017
You can now go online to comparison shop for plans that will be available for purchase beginning Nov. 1.
Emmet Pierce on October 19, 2017
Choosing an assisted living community for a loved one that is safe, meets social needs and offers the right level and quality of care can be tricky. Here are questions to ask, and red flags to look for.
Geof Wheelwright on October 2, 2017
Here’s a move that could help freelancers and independent contractors cash in on proposed tax law changes.
Stacy Johnson on September 24, 2017
We’ve partnered with the largest nonprofit consumer counseling agency in the country to offer solutions to the most common financial struggles facing seniors including Medicare assistance, debt and budget counseling, Social Security maximization, help with paying bills, reverse mortgage counseling and foreclosure prevention.
Allison Martin on September 11, 2017
Many students are away from home and faced with handling their finances for the first time. Here’s a quick Money 101 course.
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