Proposed Law Requires Medicare to Warn of Steep Late Fees

We’re still in open enrollment season for Medicare – it continues through early December 2017 – and maybe you’ve decided, even though you’re 65, that you don’t need to enroll because you’re feeling fine and don’t need health insurance. Well, this recent article from the news website Reuters says you’d better do your homework, because…

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It’s Time for Doctors to Talk with their Patients about Drug Costs!

“It seems that everyone’s talking about the high costs of drugs—to friends, with family, on social media—but where those conversations are not happening often enough is at the doctor’s office.” So begins this important article that appeared in the pages of Consumer Reports. Although the article was written a while back, it reflects a situation…

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CBS Calls Reverse Mortgage the “Rodney Dangerfield of Retirement”

Earlier this year, we ran across an article that we wanted to share again, because we think the premise is still valid. In spite of all its advantages, and an ever more robust set of legal safeguards, there are still millions of homeowners apparently unwilling (or too uninformed) to take advantage of one of the…

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