The Wisdom Of Planning For Possible Illness

How Medicare Supplemental And Long Term Care Planning Can Make All The Difference In Your Life When people enter their Golden Years, many transition from an employer-sponsored health plan to Medicare with confusion. The importance of adding an effective Medicare supplemental policy, and also considering adding plans to cover long term care expenses cannot be [...]

By |2020-04-15T21:13:24+00:00October 14th, 2019|Retirement Planning|

Nightmare On Easy Street

A recent report about retirement confidence from the Employee Benefit Research Institute found a widespread concern over the future, the future in retirement income, the future of social security and the future of Medicare. This article was originally written in 2015 and it is coming true rapidly.  Well worth a new read.   Click here [...]

By |2020-04-15T23:48:32+00:00August 19th, 2019|Retirement Planning|

Do You Have An Umbrella For The Rainy Day

Journalist Jane Bryant Quinn wryly observed that “The shortest period lies between the minute you put some money away for a rainy day and the unexpected arrival of rain.”   Most of us realize the day will come when we find ourselves in need of readily accessible cash. Whether it’s an unanticipated automobile repair bill, [...]

By |2020-04-13T20:23:59+00:00August 15th, 2019|Retirement Planning|

The Golden Years Might Not Be What You Expect

Cruises, Golden Years sailing into the sunset? How will you spend your Golden Years? Where do you invest your hard earned and essential retirement funds? Planning It is vital and important, make sure you think about it in depth. Make sure you don’t forget to focus on a much more and impending need, healthcare. Not [...]

By |2020-04-15T23:48:48+00:00February 7th, 2019|Retirement Planning|

Beware Of The Future Cost Of Medical Care

Two things have happened that cause great concern for our future medical care. Both costs and health care are in peril. With the advent of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the amount of medical cost reimbursements paid to providers by Medicare has been reduced. In other words, less from Medicare, more out of pocket for [...]

By |2020-04-13T19:08:06+00:00February 4th, 2019|Financial Planning|

Medicare ABCs

Open Enrollment (AEP), is around the corner, and for 44 million beneficiaries who are enrolled (1), this becomes a time to take advantage to see what changes are coming up and possibly change plans.  And roughly 3 million Americans (2) will be turning 65 every year and enroll for the first time.    Medicare for [...]

By |2020-04-17T18:15:26+00:00September 29th, 2017|Insurance|