Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 1:48 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Medicare premiums are rising modestly for most people, but others will have to pay up to compensate for the masses.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 4:34 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Medicare may look simple, but it’s rocky territory. Pick your way carefully.

Friday, November 06, 2015 2:22 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Switching in Medicare’s open enrollment can reduce premiums, but seniors tend to stay put.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 3:07 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Expect to spend more on Medicare and don’t assume Medicare Advantage is the answer.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 3:11 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Beginning Oct. 15, Medicare participants can switch plans and, maybe, save a lot of money.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:10 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Competitive Medicare Advantage plans were supposed to help keep costs down, but competition is scarce and bargains are hard to find.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:35 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Medicare has hit midlife and maintaining her is increasingly pricey.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 6:05 am
By Jay MacDonald ·

A new Medicare measure will reward doctors, but at a higher cost to some seniors.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 3:40 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Here are some details worth knowing as you reconsider your Medicare coverage during open enrollment.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 3:45 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

On average, Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plan prices aren’t going up much this year. Make sure yours doesn’t buck the trend.

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