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Social Security Adds New Online Medicare Application

Just because you're not signing up for Social Security yet doesn't mean you should postpone enrolling in Medicare at age 65 ...

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The Benefits of Fixed Annuities

If you are looking for a steady stream of income in retirement, an immediate fixed annuity may be the answer...

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How Would the Presidential Candidates Change Social Security?

The 2016 presidential candidates have a wide range of proposals, from raising the full retirement age (most of the Republican candidates) to increasing the minimum benefit (Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley).  

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Supreme Court Says Deceased Employee's Ex-Wife Can Get His Pension Benefits

A new Supreme Court decision has just added another reason to make sure the beneficiary designations on your retirement plans are up to date...

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Medicare Part B Premium to Remain the Same for 2014

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has announced the 2013 Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurances ...

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The U.S. Supreme Court Rules Gay Spouse Is Entitled to Estate Tax Refund

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, clearing the way for the surviving spouse of a lesbian couple to receive a refund of the taxes she was forced to pay because the federal government did not consider her married to her spouse

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Federal Appeals Court Rules Retirees Can't Dodge Their Medicare Eligibility

A federal appeals court has ruled that those over age 65 and eligible for Social Security can’t escape their automatic entit...

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