Medicare Open Enrollment – Coming Soon!

We are quickly approaching the annual Open Enrollment period for Medicare. Open Enrollment begins October 15th and ends December 7th. It is an important time to review both your current Medicare Part B supplement plan (i.e. “Medigap”) and Part D prescription drug coverage. Continue reading

Medicare Enrollment Guidance

We can provide guidance on the type of Medicare plan that clients choose when they are first enrolling in Medicare. We are here to help, so let us serve as a resource on this very important topic. Continue reading

Social Security Benefits “Frozen” in 2016

Social Security benefits will not receive an inflation-adjustment increase for 2016. The announcement was made on October 15th via a press release from the Social Security Administration (SSA). According to the Social Security Act, cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) are not required … Continue reading

Medicare: An Overview

Understanding your Medicare options is no simple task. This brief overview will help you understand the main aspects of Medicare and help you determine which options are right for you. The first step is knowing when you are eligible to … Continue reading

Medical Expenses Typically Underestimated in Retirement

While medical expenses should come as no surprise to retirees, the amount of money we anticipate spending on medical care in retirement is often grossly underestimated. Based on a 17-year retirement, a couple who retired last year could expect to … Continue reading