Tag: Medicare

Will Social Security be Gone by the Time I Retire?

March 20, 2019 2:41 PM
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

January 29, 2019 12:09 PM
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?

December 18, 2018 2:38 PM
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

December 6, 2018 9:49 AM
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

November 28, 2018 12:33 PM
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?

November 26, 2018 10:16 AM
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

November 5, 2018 11:00 AM
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?

November 2, 2018 3:34 PM
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

October 2, 2018 8:23 AM
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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The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make

July 31, 2018 4:02 PM
The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make

The author lists five important decisions that he says are likely the most important for federal employees in their retirement planning.

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