When should you apply for benefits? Consider a few factors first.
Now or later? When it comes to the question of Social Security income, the choice looms large. Should you apply now to get earlier payments? Or wait for a few years to get larger checks?
Consider what you know (and don’t know). You know how much […]
Key Medicare enrollment periods are approaching. This fall and winter, there are three periods in which Medicare beneficiaries can either enroll or disenroll in forms of coverage.
* Oct. 15-Dec. 7: Open enrollment period. This is when you can exit Original Medicare (Parts A & B) for a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C) and change your […]
Breaking down the enrollment periods and eligibility.
Medicare enrollment is automatic for some of us. If you are age 65 and eligible to receive Social Security benefits (or married to someone eligible to receive them), then you are also automatically eligible for Medicare Part A (free hospital insurance) and Medicare Part B (medical insurance for which […]