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A Summary of Medicare’s Four Parts

  As an individual in your mid-60s, you may be faced with important life decisions, including when to retire and whether to downsize. One crucial decision you need to make concerns how you will access Medicare. You must choose which Medicare option to take and must do so in a timely manner. Medicare is a […]

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Medicare Benefits 2024: 5 Positive Changes for Seniors

More than 65 million seniors across the country benefit from Medicare, a government health insurance program. When Does Medicare Start? At age 65, you become eligible for Medicare if you are a U.S. citizen. You do not have to wait until you retire to apply for the program. You can enroll in Medicare beginning three […]

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Take Control of Your Homeowner’s Property Insurance Bill

Congratulations, you are a homeowner! If you financed the purchase of your home with a mortgage loan, you must carry homeowners’ insurance. Lenders won’t approve you for a mortgage loan if you don’t have an active insurance policy. The cost of your homeowners’ insurance policy will vary, depending on your home’s location, size, age and other […]

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Understanding Short-Term Care Insurance Plans

What Are Short-Term Care Insurance Plans? Short-term care plans fill the need for those who want some protection but are too old, too unhealthy or not wealthy enough for long-term care insurance. The downside is that short-term policies only cover care for a year or less, limiting how much they pay out per day or […]

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