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How to Cope With Medicare’s Rising Costs

Aduhelm will be administered by health care providers, and thus will be covered under Medicare Part B, rather than the Part D prescription drug program. A spokesman for the Centers […]




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Inflation and Retirement: How to Protect Your Savings

“We did not invest all of Mom’s money in this product,” Ms. Cheng said. “We only invested a portion of her I.R.A. and her inherited I.R.A. We did this to […]




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What the Debt Ceiling Means for Social Security and More

The federal government is about two weeks away from being unable to pay its bills — and that could delay benefit payments to tens of millions of retirees, Medicare and […]




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When to Collect Social Security: Why You Should Wait

Withheld benefits are not lost forever, however. At the beneficiary’s full retirement age, Social Security will adjust the monthly benefit upward to account for the withheld benefits. The beneficiary will […]




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Many Pandemic Retirees Weren’t Ready. How to Cope if You’re One of Them.

Andrea Jones hadn’t yet settled on a date to retire from her customer service job at United Airlines when Newark airport started looking like a ghost town in March 2020. […]







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Women and Social Security: How to Get the Biggest Check

As a single woman with no children, Karen Callahan is putting together the financial pieces that will protect her for a potentially long life on her own. A large piece […]




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The Auto I.R.A. Is Gaining Traction as a Retirement Savings Option

Illinois is seeing steady growth in worker participation despite the economic mess brought on by the coronavirus. In March, Illinois Secure Choice had 60,000 funded accounts, with $17.2 million in […]




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Female Workers Could Take Another Pandemic Hit: To Their Retirements

Women are overrepresented in industries experiencing the highest job loss, according to a recent report published by the Y.W.C.A. U.S.A. Latina, Black and Asian-American women have been hit hardest, the […]




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It’s Time to Talk About Social Security. No More Waiting.

Social Security has always seemed like a future problem, with experts long predicting a benefits squeeze in the decades ahead. But the coronavirus has put tens of millions of Americans […]