Topic: Medicare

Articles that mention Medicare or provide important details for retirees and Medicare beneficiaries, like annual premiums and deductibles.

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When am I Eligible for Medicare Benefits?

School of Social Security & Medicare

Medicare eligibility is tricky, but it has become even more complicated for those taking time off work due to the pandemic.

Social security card lying on top of a pay stub listing payroll taxes such as Medicare and Social Security – indicating changes to Social Security Benefits due to COVID-19
COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Social Security

School of Social Security & Medicare

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing everything, including Social Security. Patricia L. Burris, CFP® discusses these impacts, so you know what to expect.

‘Retirement Guide’ written on a stack of papers with a human hand holding a pen – meant to represent a retirement planning resource guide
Retirement Planning Resource Guide

School of Financial Wellness

Preparing for retirement involves considering your vision for the future and setting aside funds to bring your dream to reality.

Year End Financial Checklist provided by Meld University – series of checkboxes and a pen with Meld University Logo
Year-End Financial Checklist

School of Financial Wellness

With 2020 coming to an end, it is time to revisit your financial plan and evaluate your options to minimize your tax burden.

Senior couple studying 2021 changes to Medicare premiums, deductibles and coinsurance on a mobile device
2021 Medicare Premiums, Deductibles and Coinsurance Announced

School of Social Security & Medicare

Medicare Premiums, Deductibles and Coinsurance changes for 2021 were recently announced. Here’s what you need to know.

A traffic sign with “Medicare Just Ahead” written on it meant to indicate Medicare Planning
Medicare – Are You Paying Too Much Premium?

School of Social Security & Medicare

Pat Burris, CFP® discusses Medicare and the steps you need to take to ensure you aren’t paying too much premium for your Medicare coverage.

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Social Security and Medicare Cost-of-Living Adjustments for 2020

School of Social Security & Medicare

Find out the upcoming adjustments to Social Security and Medicare. Benefits and COLA details are provided so you can prepare for 2020.

Calculating medical costs in retirement can be difficult
How Much Will You Spend on Medical Expenses in Retirement?

School of Financial Wellness

Out of pocket medical expenses in retirement have been estimated by the EBRI to be in excess of $350,000 for many couples, a shocking figure for most.