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Seniors & Retirees

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You might be pleasantly surprised by the Medicare premium increases for 2019 Insurance October 15, 2018
There's some relatively good news if you're on Medicare. The average recipient will see a slight rise in cost — in…
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Social Security cost-of-living adjustment for 2019 is the biggest in 7 years! Money & Credit October 11, 2018
The Social Security Administration (SSA) just announced the biggest boost to benefits for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income recipients since…
UnitedHealthcare promises lower premiums, more freebies in 2019 Medicare plans
UnitedHealthcare promises lower premiums, more freebies in 2019 Medicare plans Insurance October 3, 2018
Tired of your Medicare costs constantly rising? One health insurer says they're doing something about it. RELATED: 8 things to know…
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Why you should beware of sharing a bank account with an elderly parent Money & Credit October 1, 2018
When you're caring for an aging parent, you might automatically think it makes sense to share a bank account with…
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Here’s how much of your monthly expenses Social Security will cover in all 50 states Investing & Retirement September 20, 2018
Will Social Security meet your monthly living costs in retirement? That depends on where you live... RELATED: AARP’s free Social…
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Should you take your pension in a lump sum or monthly payments? Investing & Retirement September 10, 2018
Pensions are increasingly rare these days. The reason is simple: Offering pensions requires companies to make an expensive, long-term commitment…
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It’s never too late to be a happy retiree Money & Credit August 20, 2018
Do the latest “You Should Have ___ Millions Saved For Retirement By Now” articles make you wince? You're not alone.…
Walmart, Anthem partner to make OTC drugs more affordable to seniors
Walmart, Anthem partner to make OTC drugs more affordable to seniors Health August 20, 2018
Beginning in January, Walmart and health insurer Anthem will give seniors citizens who live on a fixed income another way…
Map of $1 million retirement length by state
Here’s how long $1 million will last in retirement in all 50 states Money & Credit August 8, 2018
Will $1 million be enough for you to retire comfortably on in your golden years? It turns out that depends…
Warning: This oft-forgotten expense could wreck your retirement plan
Warning: This oft-forgotten expense could wreck your retirement plan Money & Credit July 31, 2018
There's a rarely discussed danger that threatens to tarnish your golden years: Parents supporting financially unstable adult children! RELATED: Americans…
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These are the most and least expensive states for Medigap coverage Insurance July 31, 2018
They say location is everything when it comes to real estate. Well, the same could be said of what you…
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Looking to lower your funeral or cremation costs? Join a non-profit memorial society Life June 7, 2018
Death isn't a topic people generally like to talk about. But the financial burden that is placed on the family…
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Social Security quiz: Are you smarter than the average American? Money & Credit May 29, 2018
They say that knowledge is power. That's certainly true when it comes to your finances. According to the newly released…
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The Jitterbug phone: 7 things to know before you buy Mobile & Electronics May 25, 2018
Staying connected is something that's important to people no matter what age — and the Jitterbug phone was built with…
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5 things to know before setting up your free my Social Security account Money & Credit May 23, 2018
Have you set up a 'my Social Security' account yet? If you're between the ages of 50 and 59, there's…
Saving for retirement
The 4% Rule: Why it still makes sense for retirement Budgeting & Saving May 18, 2018
The best rules are tried and true rules ' guidelines that have served us well over time and circumstance. But…
10 retailers offering the best deals on quality hearing aids
10 retailers offering the best deals on quality hearing aids Health May 4, 2018
According to recent research, hearing loss continues to be a significant problem for seniors — affecting 27% of people in a…
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Medicare alert: 4 proposed changes that could affect you Health April 25, 2018
It's that time of year when annual updates are made to Medicare payment rules and there's one that's garnering a…
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What happens if the company paying your pension goes bust? Money & Credit March 15, 2018
Pensions have been going the way of the dodo for a long time now with the rise of the 401(k),…
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How happy retirees can spend $82,770 a year without having millions in the bank Money & Credit March 7, 2018
Retirement can be a a joyous time. Freedom abounds; you get to choose how you spend your days. For some…
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Missed initial enrollment for Medicare? You have until March 31 to sign up! Insurance March 2, 2018
Did you neglect to sign up for Medicare when you first became eligible? Well, you've now got a second chance…
Privacy over popularity + 7 other social media tips for seniors
Privacy over popularity + 7 other social media tips for seniors Seniors & Retirees December 19, 2017
It's the holiday season, which means that families will gather, big meals will be eaten and tales will be told…
Mortgage and retirement
Should you pay off your mortgage before you retire? Money & Credit November 29, 2017
Among the central issues of retirement planning is whether you should pay off your mortgage before you stop working. While…
Why you may not have that lifetime national parks pass you ordered yet
Why you may not have that lifetime national parks pass you ordered yet Seniors & Retirees November 15, 2017
Some senior citizens who applied for — but have yet to receive — their lifetime passes to the nation's parks may…
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Here’s why Clark is no longer recommending TIAA Investing & Retirement November 13, 2017
TIAA has long had a stellar reputation in the investment world as a careful steward of money belonging to clients…
401(k) retirement planning
Your 401(k) and the tax bill: Contribution limits would remain untouched, but other changes may be coming 401k Plans And Payouts November 7, 2017
When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was unveiled by House Republicans last week, a lot of attention was dedicated…
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