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2020 Medicare Part B Premiums Announced

By on November 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
2020 Medicare Part B Premiums Announced

How much will Medicare Part B premiums increase in 2020?

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The Consequences of Working Past Age 65

By on September 25, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Consequences of Working Past Age 65

There are advantages to working later in life, but also some potential downsides. Here are some important points to consider.

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Federal Employees Who Didn’t Pay Social Security Taxes Will Now Have to Pay for Medicare

on May 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

If you were under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), you did not have to pay Social Security taxes, but the author says this may turn out not to be a good thing when it comes to Medicare in retirement.

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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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