Tag: Medicare

Should Federal Retirees with FEHB Enroll in Medicare Part D?

July 13, 2020 9:45 AM
Should Federal Retirees with FEHB Enroll in Medicare Part D?

If you carry FEHB into retirement, should you also enroll in Medicare Part D?

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How Medicare and FEHB Work Together

June 17, 2020 9:47 AM

Should federal employees enroll in Medicare if they are covered by FEHB? These are some important considerations.

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Social Security, Medicare in Dire Straits

April 23, 2020 11:09 AM

Annual reports released Wednesday revealed that the funds for both Social Security and Medicare are being swiftly depleted, and even before the coronavirus pandemic it had become evident that Medicare would be completely insolvent in just six years.

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

January 13, 2020 8:32 AM , Updated January 24, 2020 6:13 PM
Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

These are some tips for federal employees and retirees regarding Medicare, the TSP and taxes.

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Long-Term Care: Having “The Talk” Over the Holidays

December 19, 2019 8:33 AM , Updated January 3, 2020 1:00 PM
Long-Term Care: Having “The Talk” Over the Holidays

Although it can be a difficult subject for families, the author says the holidays provide a good opportunity to discuss long-term care plans.

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Should You Enroll in Medicare if you Have an FEHB Plan?

December 9, 2019 2:24 PM , Updated December 22, 2019 4:02 PM

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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2020 Medicare Part B Premiums Announced

November 9, 2019 8:01 AM , Updated November 27, 2019 5:00 PM
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

September 25, 2019 1:44 PM , Updated October 18, 2019 2:43 PM
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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Social Security, Medicare Projected to Continue Gradual Financial Declines

April 23, 2019 8:47 AM , Updated May 4, 2019 1:21 PM
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?

March 20, 2019 2:41 PM , Updated March 30, 2019 9:07 AM
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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