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, November 05, 2015 2:05 pm
By Jay MacDonald ·

A budget proposal would borrow $12 billion from Treasury to ease proposed Medicare Plan B increases.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 4:01 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

There’s a window for enrolling in Medicare Part B that extends from 3 months before your 65th birthday to 3 months after the month you turn 65.

Friday, July 31, 2015 5:12 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

With no COLA coming in 2016 for Social Security recipients, budgeting becomes even more important for seniors on a fixed income.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:27 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

It is possible to request the Social Security Administration to use your current income levels if you experienced a life-changing event that causes your income to drop substantially.

Monday, November 22, 2010 4:30 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The annual Medicare open enrollment started last week and runs through Dec. 31. Thinking about Medicare at this time is a retirement planning essential for anyone 65 or older. Here’s how to get your Medicare benefit right: Sign up on time. While initial sign up for Medicare doesn’t have a lot to do with open