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Medicare Premiums

Why There Won't Be A Rise In Social Security Checks In 2017

Diane Archer | Posted 07.22.2016 | Fifty
Diane Archer

For the second year in a row, older adults and people with disabilities should expect to see little or no increase in their Social Security checks in 2017.

How Much You'll Pay for Medicare in 2016

Jim T. Miller | Posted 11.12.2015 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

All things considered, the news regarding your Medicare costs next year is pretty good. For about 70 percent of the nation's 52 million Medicare beneficiaries, there will be no Part B premium increase in 2016.

Watch Out: Your Medicare Premiums May Soar! | Posted 11.06.2015 | Fifty

We've all heard that healthcare costs in retirement are high. We've also heard that part of our retirement planning should be to understand these potential costs and budget for them. This is nothing new. What is new is the potential increase in these (already expensive) costs slated for next year.

Huge Premium Increase Likely For Millions With Medicare

Diane Archer | Posted 09.16.2016 | Fifty
Diane Archer

Every year but two for the last 40 years, people have seen a cost-of-living increase in their Social Security checks, an inflation adjustment. But, they will see no increase at all in their Social Security benefit in 2016.

Medicare Open Enrollment Time -- Have You Been Dumped?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty
Linda Bergthold

Most of us breathe a sigh of relief when we reach Medicare age because we think we will have coverage until we die. And we will. But we may not get all the options we want.