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Social Security, Medicare Projected to Continue Gradual Financial Declines

By on April 23, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security, Medicare Projected to Continue Gradual Financial Declines

The 2019 Trustees reports show that Medicare and Social Security are viable for now but remain on an unsustainable financial path.

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Will Social Security be Gone by the Time I Retire?

By on March 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Will Social Security be Gone by the Time I Retire?

A question younger Americans often ask is, “Will Social Security be there when I retire?” The author explores this scenario and what threats the program faces.

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Medicare and FEHB: A Bizarre Arrangement

By on January 29, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Medicare and FEHB: A Bizarre Arrangement

The author says that Medicare and FEHB are good benefits separately, but they do not work well when used together.

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Should Retirees with FEHB Enroll in Medicare Part D?

By on December 18, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should Retirees with FEHB Enroll in Medicare Part D?

Retired federal employees may wonder if they should enroll in Medicare Part D with FEHB benefits. Here is an overview of how the two work together.

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Best Medicare and FEHB Plan Choices for 2019

By on December 6, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Best Medicare and FEHB Plan Choices for 2019

Medicare can work well in conjunction with some FEHB plans. Here is some important information to consider when selecting benefits for the coming year.

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Making Your FEHB Plan Choice for 2019

By on November 28, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Making Your FEHB Plan Choice for 2019

FEHB open season is underway. These are some tips on ways you can save money when making your health insurance selections for 2019.

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Should I Enroll in Medicare If I Have an FEHB Plan?

By on November 26, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should I Enroll in Medicare If I Have an FEHB Plan?

Should you add Medicare to your FEHB insurance in retirement? These are the various parts of Medicare to know about when weighing this option.

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Medicare Income Planning in Retirement

By on November 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Medicare Income Planning in Retirement

Without smart planning, distributions from other sources of retirement income can drive up your Medicare costs. The author provides an explanation.

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How Much Will Medicare Part B Premiums Cost in 2019?

By on November 2, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much Will Medicare Part B Premiums Cost in 2019?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have announced the Medicare Part B premiums for 2019.

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Key Posts Overseeing Financial Health of Social Security, Medicare Vacant For Years

on October 2, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Key Posts Overseeing Financial Health of Social Security, Medicare Vacant For Years Most Americans may not even realize there's a role in government for public trustees of Social Security and Medicare, but key posts in these oversight roles have been vacant for over three years.

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