What Will Happen to my Social Security if my Spouse Passes Away?

What Will Happen to my Social Security if my Spouse Passes Away?

No one likes to consider what life will be like after their spouse passes away. We especially don’t want to toil over cold financial matters, such as Social Security. However, a little preparation can go a long way. Knowing what happens to your Social Security now...
Understanding Medicare Coverage (Parts A, B, C & D)

Understanding Medicare Coverage (Parts A, B, C & D)

Medicare is both straightforward and complex in the health care coverage it provides. It’s straightforward in the sense that the federal health insurance program, created in 1965 alongside Medicaid, is designed for American citizens over the age of 65 (but also...
Today is the Day! Medicare Open Enrollment ends

Today is the Day! Medicare Open Enrollment ends

Hello, if you haven’t yet reviewed your Medicare options, today is the last day to make changes under open enrollment. Many people just let what they had last year automatically renew. If you love your current plan this is a great idea! However, our health needs...
The push is on to fight Medicare Fraud

The push is on to fight Medicare Fraud

It seems that Medicare Open Enrollment is a popular time for scammers that want to steal your identity. Medicare is pushing hard to help people pay attention and take precautions. Their top 5 recommendations are: Protect your Medicare Number – treat it just like...
10 Days Until Medicare Open Enrollment 2017 – are you ready?

10 Days Until Medicare Open Enrollment 2017 – are you ready?

It’s that time of the year again when it seems like every commercial is about Medicare Supplements, Med Advantage, Medicare Part A, B, C D, preferred providers, HMOs,  and a multitude of options. Medicare Open enrollment officially begins on October 15 and ends...

The Big Gaps in Medicare

As far as your health insurance goes, aging into Medicare is an exciting step. All of those benefits you’ve been working for are finally showing up for you. As you go to make this life change it is important that you know what those benefits are. Such a large...