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September 23, 2015
Ever since I first wrote about the likelihood that there will be no cost-of-living adjustment in Social Security benefits in 2016, I have been inundated with questions from readers asking how their clients will be affected. Although Social Security...
September 16, 2015
It's back to school and similarly it's time to do some Medicare homework. The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is fast approaching. The AEP cycle starts Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7, with coverage effective Jan. 1. This is the time of year when...
August 31, 2015
By now, most InvestmentNews readers know that there probably will not be a cost-of-living adjustment in Social Security benefits next year (as I first reported earlier this month). This would be only the third time in the past 40 years that...
August 14, 2015
HSAs are the most tax-preferred savings vehicle we have in the United States today, according to Goodcare.com President Katy Votava. Find out to coordinate the use of these accounts with Medicare coverage.
August 13, 2015
The 2015 Social Security Board of Trustees annual report stated that some Medicare enrollees could see a 52% increase in their Medicare Part B premiums starting in January 2016! To understand how this is possible, a brief overview of Medicare...
August 3, 2015
It looks like Social Security recipients will not see a cost-of-living adjustment in their benefits next year. And some high-income retirees may actually see a net reduction in benefits in 2016 as their Medicare premiums, which are deducted...
May 29, 2015
Dr. Katy Votava of GOODCARE.com offers answers to the most common questions advisers have about handling their clients' Medicare planning.
October 14, 2014
The higher your Medicare premium, the lower your net Social Security benefit. InvestmentNews contributing editor Mary Beth Franklin discusses what high-income retirees need to watch out for.
August 26, 2014
The Affordable Care Act has changed how much high-income beneficiaries pay for premiums and the potential charges incurred for prescriptions, co-pays and deductibles, according to Sharon Carson, retirement strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
July 18, 2014
InvestmentNews contributing editor Mary Beth Franklin discusses how advisers can prepare for the onslaught of clients questions on Medicare coverage. And be sure to read Ms. Franklins Aug. 4 feature story on Medicare.
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