Tax Cuts and Jobs Act The legislative triumph of the end of 2017 was the passage of a tax reform bill, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, that will reduce the tax burden on millions of Americans. The legislation was a campaign promise of the president and is part of an economic
Medicare Costs 2018 The 2018 Medicare costs have finally been posted at www.medicare.gov. So, what’s the damage? The standard Part B premium amount will stay at $134 (or higher depending on your income) in 2018. However, some people who get Social Security benefits will pay less than this amount ($109 on average in 2017; $130
Attained Age vs. Issue Age vs. Community Rated I get this question from time to time. Apparently, several websites, YouTube videos, and forums have some information about this topic that is loosely worded. It seems to lead folks to the conclusion that an Issue Age rated policy is the best. Let’s break them down: Attained-Age
CMS Reveals New Medicare Card Design Date 2017-09-14 Title CMS Reveals New Medicare Card Design Contact email@example.com CMS Reveals New Medicare Card Design Removing Social Security numbers strengthens fraud protections for about 58 million Americans En español Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gave the public its first look at the newly
Here is another video update on the Texas Teachers’ Retirement Health Care plan.
Here is a short video tutorial on how to use the Medicare website to search for the right Part D prescription drug plan for your SPECIFIC situation.
In the 21st century, longevity is something you must consider. We are living longer than even before. Diseases and accidents that surely would have killed us 20 years ago, are now, easily survivable. Women survive their husbands by an average of seven years, with a life expectancy of 86 and according to the IRS, men
A lot of people new to Medicare will come to see me already having done some homework. They have a pretty good idea of how Medicare works and understand the difference in Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. They might have even decided on which Medicare supplement they want. That supplement is almost always the Plan F.
It is December 2nd and by now you are all very aware of the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP). This is the time of year from October 15th to December 7th when you can make changes to Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Prescription Drug plans. You may recall from my past articles that there are