Medicare Part B and D: Make More = Pay More

Medicare Part B and D: Make More= Pay More It’s true. The premiums for your Part B and D coverage for Medicare are adjusted for income.   I get it. It’s a little infuriating. You’ve spent all of these working years paying more in Social Security than everyone else, and now you find out they… Read more »

Saying Goodbye to Supplement Plans F and C

Saying Goodbye to Supplement Plans F and C (Why It’s Happening and Why It Matters To You) You can pocket your tear-soaked hanky now. You don’t have to worry! If you are currently on plan C or F and have come to know and love it, the government will not force you to give it… Read more »

The Little Known Shortcut Out of an Advantage Plan You Hate Buyer’s remorse. Everyone has been there. You might feel like you were misled, misinformed, or like you just plain missed it. But—regardless—it doesn’t feel good. And when you believe you’ve been locked into your purchase for a whole year—like people so often think after… Read more »

How to Detect Medicare Fraud and Make Up to $1000 Doing It—The 4 Easiest Ways

How to Detect Medicare Fraud and Make Up to $1000 Doing It—The 4 Easiest Ways Medicare fraud is out of control. Experts estimate that anywhere from $50 billion to $180 billion is lost due to Medicare fraud. I’m talking every year! This is astounding. If the experts reporting $180 billion are right, this would account… Read more »

When Can I Switch My Medicare Supplement?

When Can I Switch My Medicare Supplement? Anytime. There’s your answer. If your Medicare Supplement is giving you a hard time, if it’s holding you back with its sky-high premiums, then get a new one.   But before exiting this window, I need you to consider this one fact.   The Switch Will Not Be… Read more »

10 Christmas Toys Many Boomers Bought For Their Kids

10 Christmas Toys Many Boomers Bought For Their Kids   Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, which means that the Christmas season is in full swing. It means that the Hallmark channel will deck their airtime with cheesy but (let’s be honest) heartwarming Christmas movies. It means Nativity reenactments at church. It means the… Read more »

Should I Sign Up For a Drug Plan? (Even if I’m Not on Medications)

Should I Sign Up For a Drug Plan? (Even if I’m Not on Expensive Medications) I don’t know? Should you sign up for home insurance even if your house isn’t on fire? Of course, this question is absurd. I mean, when was the last time you saw your soot-covered neighbor pant past you, saying, “We… Read more »

2017 Medicare Numbers Announced

2017 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced   Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2017 premiums for the Medicare inpatient hospital (Part A) and physician and outpatient hospital services (Part B) programs.   For 2017, the Part B premium (for those already on Medicare and having their… Read more »

Warning: Confusing Medicare and Social Security Eligibility Could Cost You Thousands! Medicare and Social Security eligibility used to be the same. The full retirement age was 65, and you could receive full benefits for each program at that time.   However, it’s not that simple anymore. The full retirement age (FRA) is evolving. Ever since… Read more »

Why You Can Try a Medicare Advantage Plan at No Risk

Why You Can Try a Medicare Advantage Plan at No Risk Infomercials have done it for years. When people feel uneasy about trying a new product, they offer a free trial or a money back guarantee. It provides security for the buyer to know that even if the supposed benefits of a product were oversold… Read more »