Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance to retired individuals, regardless of their medical condition, and certain younger people with disabilities or end-stage renal disease. Here are some basic facts about Medicare that you should know.
Research shows that more than 50 percent of people who haven’t planned for retirement are nervous about the impending change, however 95 percent of people who have prepared are optimistic and excited about giving up work.
Whether you’re already enjoying retirement, or planning ahead for it, here are a few things you might not know about retirement.
Now that everyone is out of the house is it the right time to downsize? Seniors can ask these questions to find the answers.
When planning for retirement many retirees and soon-to-be retired boomers are concerned about the financial aspects of retirement planning, but often don’t focus on retirement living.
Everyone has a so-called “comfort zone.” You know what I’m talking about: that mental space you live in where there are boundaries and you feel a sense of emotional security with your work and your decision making.
What does this mean if you’re approaching retirement or already living on a fixed income? The good news is that the frugal can and do rule retirement. While the years may not be as golden as you’d like, they can be lined with silver, if you keep these tips in mind.
If your health insurance coverage comes through your spouse’s job, you may lose that coverage when he or she retires and goes on Medicare. Not so long ago, this was a scary and expensive prospect, but things have changed.
After working all those years, the day has finally come for you to retire. You fill out your paperwork, your co-workers throw you a part, and finally you say your goodbyes. Now what?
You may decide to retire at 62 because you can start collecting Social Security at that age and you feel ready to move on to a new stage in life. Medicare is the government health care program for people age 65 and older and people younger than 65 with certain disabilities.
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