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What is Medicare Supplement?

What is Medicare Supplement Insurance?

Original Medicare doesn’t cover all of the health care services that you may need. In order to stay healthy and avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs, you may want to consider Medicare Supplement Insurance. Read on to learn more about Medicare Supplement Insurance, including how it works, what it covers, and the recommended time to enroll. What…

Figuring out Medicare Advantage

A simplified guide to Medicare Advantage plans and enrollment

If you’ve been shopping for Medicare plans, you’ve probably heard about Medicare Advantage plans. You might have questions about what these plans are and how they’re different from other Medicare plans. This guide will help you understand what Medicare Advantage plans offer and how you can enroll. We’ll also answer questions about how to manage…

SSA benefits definition and how to apply

What are SSA benefits?

If you’re planning for retirement, you may have questions about your Social Security options. From eligibility to the application and benefits, our guide will help you understand the most important parts of the program. What does SSA mean? Many people ask, “What does SSA mean?” “SSA” refers to the Social Security Administration. Founded in 1935…

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What Costs Should I Expect in Retirement and How Can I Reduce Them?

Steps you can take to reduce retirement costs Retirees spend an average of $3,800 per month on living expenses. From housing and transportation to medicine and groceries, costs can add up very quickly. This guide will help you understand what costs you can expect in retirement and tips for reducing them. 1. Housing Although housing…

Get health coverage with low Medicare Advantage premiums.

Can Medicare Advantage plans have $0 premiums for some people?

When you start to look at Medicare enrollment options, the whole process may seem expensive and confusing. You might be shocked to learn that some Medicare Advantage plans have no monthly premium, depending upon eligibility. That’s right — some of the Medicare Advantage medical plans have a $0 monthly plan premium! These plans may even…

When can you get Medicare?

When can you get Medicare?

As you enter your mid-sixties, you’ll notice a change. Mail will start to arrive, emails will hit your inbox, and your internet ads will start to be about the same topic: Medicare. While you’re likely familiar with the generalities of Medicare, you probably don’t know the deep details (and no one will blame you for…

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