29 07, 2022

What Are the Best Ways to Get Out of Debt Before You Retire?

2022-07-28T16:22:27-04:00July 29th, 2022|

Retirement is an expensive affair, and planning for it involves managing finances even after you have left the workforce. It is commonly estimated that you should have about 70 percent to 90 percent of your pre-retirement income to maintain the [...]

22 07, 2022

What Does “Medicaid Pending” Mean?

2022-07-21T18:47:37-04:00July 22nd, 2022|

In today's world, it is crucial to have healthcare insurance. So, it can be concerning if your application status is still “Medicaid Pending.” Medicaid Pending status means that your application or your parent’s application has not yet been approved or [...]

18 07, 2022

CMS Issues Updated Guidance Intended to Improve Quality of Nursing Home Care

2022-07-17T18:06:44-04:00July 18th, 2022|

Today, more than 1.4 million individuals live in Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes across the United States. As part of an effort seeking to improve the health and safety of nursing home residents nationwide, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released updated guidance in [...]

15 07, 2022

It Pays to Be a Smart Shopper When Buying a Medigap Insurance Policy

2022-07-14T17:44:32-04:00July 15th, 2022|

Medigap premiums for plans from insurance companies offering the same benefits vary widely, so it pays to be a smart shopper. Federal law requires that each insurance company offers the same benefits for each of the Medigap plans lettered A [...]

8 07, 2022

Five Tips for Starting Retirement Planning in Your 50s

2022-07-07T11:52:48-04:00July 8th, 2022|

When it comes to retirement planning, many Americans find themselves underprepared. A majority of baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) and Generation X’ers (born between 1965 and 1978) often end up without retirement savings or don’t have realistic expectations [...]