Social Security Retirement Age Changing for Boomers and Beyond

Comfortable Lifestyle

While you can start Social Security payments at age 62, your monthly checks are reduced if you begin collecting benefits at this age. To claim your full benefit, you need to sign up for Social Security at your full retirement age, which varies by birth year.

Any Ideas How to Pay for Long-Term Care?

Nursing Home Care

The costs of long-term care for older adults can be significant. Federal Medicare health insurance benefits do not cover most of these costs. Most people who incur costs for long-term care cover them with a combination of personal savings, long-term care insurance and Medicaid, among other sources.

Will I Be Ready for Long-Term Care?

Nursing Home Care

For some, retirement means ‘where will we play today’s round of golf?’ For others, it could mean, ‘do I pay for my meds or my rent?’ In either case, a few concerns touch every retiree. The topic of long-term care is one of them, at least subconsciously. The question that causes more than a few sleepless nights is, ‘What happens when I can’t take care of myself anymore?’

What Do I Need to Know During Medicare Open Enrollment?

IRA Conversion

Cleveland.com’s recent article entitled “6 things you should know about signing up for Medicare” gives us a few things you should know about Medicare: Who’s enrolled automatically? If you’re under the age of 65 and already receive Social Security benefits, you’ll be automatically enrolled in Original Medicare, which includes Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) and…