How Do You Get Part D?
If you are or about to be in the Medicare eligible market and will not continue receiving your health insurance from your job, you will need a Medicare Part D, also known as a prescription drug plan. As mentioned in my previous article, if you choose a Supplement or Medigap policy you will have to decide on the appropriate Part D plan. These plans have an additional monthly premium ranging from the low teens to about $100, depending on the carrier. More than likely, you will also have monthly drug costs, depending on your coverage and health.
Did you know that Medicare typically doesn't cover nursing home stays or in-home health services? And did you know that nursing home stays can cost more than $100,000 per year in many parts of the U.S.? If you end up needing long-term care services, costs like these can drain your retirement savings quickly.
The financial news has recently been dominated by the new tax law, but so many of the columns based on questions from readers throughout the year are still relevant and timely. Here are the nine most valuable personal finance lessons based on your questions in 2017
Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before investing in Variable Annuities. The prospectus, which contains this and other information about the variable annuity contract and the underlying investment options, can be obtained from the insurance company or your financial professional. Be sure to read the prospectus carefully before deciding whether to invest.
Open enrollment for health insurance is less than two months away. And if you’re thinking of signing up for an Affordable Care Act plan, you’re probably more than a little confused and anxious.
Free life insurance at work is a sweet deal. The employer pays for the coverage, and all you have to do is sign up during open enrollment for employee benefits.