• Should You apply for social security now or later

Should You Apply for Social Security Now or Later?

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?
By |May 12th, 2017|Financial Article|
  • Should You Apply For Social Security Now...or Later?

Should You Apply For Social Security Now…or Later?

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 […]

By |November 26th, 2014|Financial Article|
  • Medicare

Medicare Enrollment Options for 2014-15

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 […]

By |July 30th, 2014|Financial Article, Financial Planning|

How & When to Sign Up for Medicare

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 […]

By |April 18th, 2013|Financial Article|

The Latest on Social Security

Benefits increase for 2012. Ideas for reform are numerous.

Social Security gets its first COLA since 2009. As moderate inflation has made a comeback, the federal government has decided to boost Social Security benefits by 3.6% for 2012. This means an average increase of $39 per month for 55 million Social Security recipients ($467 […]

By |October 27th, 2011|Financial Article, Financial Planning|
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