Category Archives: medicare

Developing A Retirement Playbbook

Joel Johnson Ever wonder what it might be like to be a retirement “all-star?” To have a plan in place so that you can live the retirement you’ve always wanted, stress-free and confident about your financial future? It all starts with a playbook of important strategies and tools to get you on the road to… Read More »

Social Security in 2016

The end of the file and suspend strategy, effective May 1, is this year’s biggest change to Social Security. Individuals under full retirement age will no longer be able to file and suspend payments with the option to later receive a lump sum for the suspended period. And a spouse will not be able to… Read More »

Millions May See Medicare Part B Premiums Increase

For the third time in 40 years, Social Security recipients will not receive a benefit increase for 2016. Recent low gas prices have kept the consumer price index (used to determine cost-of-living adjustments) relatively constant. At first glance, a flat inflation rate would seem to cancel the effects of stagnant benefits. However, there is more… Read More »