Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Sunday, August 28, 2011 7:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

My neighbor had his hip replaced. Medicare paid for everything — nearly $50,000 worth of surgery, hospitalization, medicine and rehabilitation. It was life changing for Jim, who had gotten to the point where he could barely walk. It wasn’t long ago that a guy like him living in retirement who had worn out his body