What Is My Full Retirement Age? (And Why Does It Matter to My Social Security Check?)   Laws, guidelines, tax codes, regulation, health care—pretty much everything involved with the government—is constantly evolving. And the full retirement age is no different.   Life expectancy has been rising. So that means that retirees are drawing on their… Read more »

3 Reasons to Start Medicare Planning NOW! Every last one of us is pretty much the same in this respect: we don’t take now for an answer. When the task is daunting, overwhelming, or complex, we always manage to escape doing it now by putting it off for tomorrow. We’re like a gaggle of Houdinis.… Read more »

The Part D “Donut Hole” Is Not as Tasty as You Might Think   Apple is a 605 billion dollar company. Blackberry is a pocket-sized desktop computer. Yes, it’s true. You can now add one more item to your list of foods the 21st century has complicated. You may be used to eating a donut… Read more »

The #1 Investing Mistake Soon-to-be Retirees Make I’ll cut right to the chase. The #1 investing mistake soon-to-be retirees make is investing like a 25-year old. Although age is but a number in most respects; in this case, it is so much more. It affects investment strategy. And, in turn, it affects another very important… Read more »

Not Tech-Savvy? Here’s How to Sign Up For Medicare   You might feel comfortable surfing the net, but that doesn’t mean you are ready to brave the more serious aspects of the online world, like online banking or enrollment in Medicare.   As soon as a website starts asking for personal information like your social… Read more »

Medicare Fraud Causes Patient Suffering and Death

Medicare Fraud Causes Patient Suffering and Death Medicare fraud is not a victimless crime. It doesn’t just affect the government; it affects you and your family in the form of higher taxes and reduced benefits as the government struggles to keep Medicare from going bankrupt.   But did you know that it has killed people?… Read more »

4 Lightweight Tips to Prevent Medicare Fraud   An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Very few people use this saying anymore, but the truth of it is still relevant—almost shockingly so. Especially when it comes to Medicare fraud.   No one wants to be a victim. No one wants to deal… Read more »

Will You Outlive Your Nest Egg in Retirement? If this question is on the forefront of your mind as you approach retirement, you are not alone. According to recent studies, this is the primary concern of soon-to-be retirees just like you: 43% of workers fifty or older say that outliving their money is their most… Read more »

COLUMBUS – Ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, June 15, the Ohio Department of Insurance and the Ohio Department of Aging are warning Ohioans of a new scam targeting seniors. Ohio consumers should be cautious of genetic testing firms visiting senior communities or making unsolicited phone calls and mailings related to DNA screenings.… Read more »

6 60’s Theme Songs That Will Make You Nostalgic

6 60’s Theme Songs That Will Make You Nostalgic As I was browsing the theme songs of the shows I used to watch when I was a younger kid (I do not identify as an adult yet), I realized how much I love nostalgia. Just a few notes and I was back in my pajamas… Read more »