Obamacare Didn’t Fail Because It’s Timid
Today’s history lesson: When it comes to policy, political math trumps both technocratic merit and courage every time.
Tiny Social Security COLA to Pinch Seniors as Medicare Costs Surge
Payments could rise just $5 a month in ’17 versus the $150 seniors have lost with low inflation, says one group.
11 Medicare Mistakes to Avoid
The rules of Medicare are complicated and laden with deadlines that are costly to miss.
9 Social Security Myths Worth Busting
Retirement advisor Michael Lonier discusses misconceptions about Social Security and flawed thinking on the best time to take benefits.
What Retiring Clients Need From Advisors (That Robos Don’t Do)
Clients and prospects need help planning for rising health care costs and dealing with Social Security issues, HealthView's Ron Mastrogiovanni says at RIIA event.
Under the Hood: Medicare Premiums—What You Need to Know, Pt. 2
Understanding the premiums for Medicare parts A, B and D, along with some changes to the program from the Affordable Care Act.
Jonathan Hoenig: Capitalist Pig, Ayn Rand Fan, Highly Successful Manager
The founder of Capitalistpig Hedge Fund says Social Security is immoral, advisors are too risk-averse and hedge funds are unfairly blamed.
Post-Retirement Health Care: A Quarter-Million-Dollar Dilemma
Many of your clients retiring this year are likely to incur about $240,000 per couple in out-of-pocket health care expenses during retirement. How do you advise them to cover these expenses on a fixed income?
Social Security’s 3.6% Benefit Increase Scorned as Not Enough
For the first time since 2009, the U.S. government said Wednesday that it will raise Social Security benefits with a cost-of-living adjustment, up 3.6%, and the announcement was followed by praise—and criticism.