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Late Medicare Enrollees May Not Receive Penalties

People who are late in enrolling to Medicare Part B may not have to pay any penalties as per the new rules. It is a relief for many Americans.

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Medical Marijuana is a boon for Baby Boomers in Retirement: Research

A new research has proven that the decision of many states to approve medical marijuana is beneficial for baby boomers in retirement. The productivity and the hours worked per week by the individuals increased after…

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Multiple Social Security Scams

A woman has pleaded guilty to two Social Security Scams and two counts of Theft of Public Money. She can be sentenced to about 10 years in prison.

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False Data on Health Insurance Forms Identified

Offering false data on the health insurance forms by the smokers is increasing the health costs. Unfortunately, there is no law to stop the lying.

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Federal government and the 7 trillion pension problem

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We have talked long and hard about the fact that the US government hasn’t got enough money to give to retirees. Moody which is a credit rating agency has said that the federal government and…

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Retirement Benefits Shortfall Can Be a Scary Reality

Credit rating agency Moody’s has raised grim concerns about lack of funds to provision retirement benefits, social security, and Medicare programs.

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Theranos lab is a jeopardy to patient safety, says the Government

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services has always been vigilant in making judgements about various medical centers across the country and recently they have ruled the Theranos Facility in Newark, California is posing an…

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Things to know about federal retirement and taxes

[Photo credit: Lending Memo] If you are a servant of the federal government, then there is nothing you would look forward to more than achieving your federal retirement and enjoy the benefits that follow. The…

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Social Security in 2016

These are the things you need to know about Social security in 2016.

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Leaders Seek Emergency Payment to Offset No COLA Increase

The IRS and SSA confirmed that the Cost of Living (COLA) in the United States did not increase enough to justify an increase in the COLA for Medicare.

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FEDERAL EMPLOYEES – ARE YOU READY FOR OPEN SEASON

There are two Open Seasons going on almost simultaneously – Medicare and Federal Employees Health Benefits.  Don’t get refused – Medicare Open Season runs from October 15 – December 7, 2015.  Federal Health Benefits Open…

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Medicare Premiums to Rise for Some Retirees

On Monday, November 1, President Obama signed legislation that averts what, for many federal retirees, would have been a very large increase in their Medicare Part B insurance premiums. Instead of facing a $50 plus…

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Federal Employees Could Face Higher Medicare Premiums

CSRS employees do not qualify for the “hold harmless” provision, which helps keep Medicare Part B premium steady, which is designed to keep Medicare affordable

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Older People and Work

We look at individuals in seats of power differently because of their status. But the answer to the question is just as true for positions of power as it is for an older person working at the Walmart.

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Health Care and Retirement

When we talk about all of the things that might change for us in retirement we know that health care is right up there at the top.

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Health: How is Yours?

I hope your health is good. There is one way to make sure you stay healthy in retirement – have regular visits to your health care providers. If you are going to have those regular visits, then you will need some mechanism to pay the provider.

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Are All Nursing Homes The Same

Are Nursing Homes All the Same? There are nursing homes that are certified by Medicaid or Medicaid certified nursing facilities.  These facilities generally are of three types:  long-term care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services.  Rehabilitation…

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Nursing Homes and Your Assets

If you’ve been working with a good financial professional then it is likely that you’ve covered this contingency.

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Retirement Planning: Critical Ages

It is a personal decision to decide when to retire but there are some age-based considerations that will help to guide federal and postal employees when planning and making retirement decisions.

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An Economically Changing World

The world is changing. We face more economic challenges today than the majority of the current workforce has ever witnessed.

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