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Phil Moeller is the author of “Get What’s Yours for Medicare: Maximize Your Coverage, Minimize Your Costs” and the co-author of the updated edition of The New York Times bestseller “How to Get What’s Yours: The Revised Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security,” with Making Sen$e’s Paul Solman and Larry Kotlikoff. On Twitter @PhilMoeller or via e-mail: email@example.com.
The 43 million people who use private Medicare Advantage plans will likely need to use the online Plan Finder tool to evaluate plans during in the 2019 enrollment period, which runs through Dec. 7.
It is illegal for big employers to try to get you on Medicare by sweetening the deal, but you might consider signing up for Medicare for your own financial benefit.
Medicare's open enrollment period could be especially complicated this year, in part because if you have a Medicare Advantage plan, you also will have the entire first quarter of next year to change your plan.
Advocacy groups are making a push to inform voters about what they see as risks to Medicare and Social Security ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
A report released this week by the National Institute on Retirement Security found four out of five working Americans have less than one year's income saved for retirement.
Social Security is a huge bureaucracy, and people often feel like bugs trapped in flypaper. But there are some steps you can take.
Claiming that Social Security adds to the federal deficit or that Washington somehow has squandered Social Security funds has long been part of the political rhetoric about the program.
As Medicare’s annual open enrollment season and the nation’s midterm congressional elections approach, what would you like to know more about to help you make informed decisions?…
It’s often possible to find individual drugs that cost less than what you’d pay in a Part D plan.
In too many cases, it’s clear that people didn’t seek help from their employer plans or even think to ask how they worked with Medicare.
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