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QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN CHOOSING MEDICARE

Whether you are already part of the nearly 60 million enrollees of the program, or are looking to join its ranks soon, we are here to help you answer the most commonly asked question – how to choose the right Medicare plan for you. Before you apply for Medicare, it is...

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12 QCD RULES YOU MUST KNOW

By Sarah Brenner, JD Director of Retirement Education If you are charitably inclined and have an IRA, a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) can be a great strategy. With a QCD, you can move IRA funds to the charity of your choice tax-free. Here are 12 QCD rules...

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EXCESS CONTRIBUTION FIX: SAME IRA, DIFFERENT DOLLARS

By Andy Ives, CFP®, AIF® IRA Analyst If I pour too much water into a glass, removing liquid from a different glass does not correct the problem. The excess water must be removed from the “offending” receptacle. Such is the case with excess IRA contributions. If too...

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7 THINGS NEW ENROLLEES SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MEDICARE

To help bring clarity, we have compiled a "New to Medicare" checklist to help you out with all the basic Medicare information that you’ll need. Before 1965, Americans over the age of 65 had difficulty gaining access to private health insurance coverage. This is why...

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IMPACT OF STRESS ON SENIORS’ HEALTH

Stress is a significant contributor to declining health and wellbeing; it has even been identified as a primary cause of cardiovascular diseases, mental health disorders and the weakening of the immune system. Stress is a significant contributor to declining health...

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