Five Common Medicare Misconceptions That Can Impact Your Retirement

"Medicare planning is a complicated and confusing process. Be sure you understand all of this benefit's nuances and can separate fact from fiction."  Brad Rhodes Medicare is an essential element of any successful retirement. Yet, it is often poorly understood. In my capacity as a Medicare planner, I am continually astounded by how many false [...]

By |2021-04-07T22:02:49+00:00April 7th, 2021|Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|

The Golden Years May Become Scary

When the Social Security Administration announced that for 2016, 2017, 2018, there would be NO “cost of living adjustment” (COLA) to retirement payments, many considered inflation was under control. The reason for no COLA is simple, and Congress sets the COLA based on the performance of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The CPI failed to grow [...]

By |2020-04-15T23:48:12+00:00September 24th, 2019|Retirement Planning|