Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:26 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The Medicare Trustees’ report says that solvency of the program has improved, but a top health care analyst questions the long-term health of the program.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 1:02 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The agency will no longer send printed benefit letters through postal mail.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 4:04 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Researchers consider whether paying insurers offering Medicare Advantage plans improves the quality of coverage for plan enrollees.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:04 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Social Security, Medicare and the Veteran’s Administration have all opened their doors to same-sex couples, but they still face some restrictions.

Friday, June 27, 2014 1:25 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Medicare will pay for doctors to counsel and educate patients, one expert says. But too many physicians don’t know it.

Thursday, June 12, 2014 4:27 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Health care costs are a big unknown in retirement, so be prepared to spend more than you thought.

Sunday, June 01, 2014 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

If you retire before you’re eligible for Medicare, you may end up spending most of your Social Security check on health insurance.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:48 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Prescription drug insurance saves money by keeping people out of the hospital, research shows.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 2:39 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Retirees are getting more options and customer service, but ongoing costs are a big question mark.

Thursday, February 06, 2014 4:51 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Here’s some legislation Congress should consider to help the 25 percent of voters who are older than 65.

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