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Social Security & Medicare

A Beginner's Guide to Medicare

Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance to retired individuals, regardless of their medical condition, and certain younger people with disabilities or end-stage renal disease.

Healthcare Planning

Healthcare expenses are the #1 cause for personal bankruptcy in America. This video stresses why it's important to plan now for the high cost of healthcare in retirement.

What to Expect When You're Expecting Social Security

Social Security was originally intended to provide older Americans with continuing income after retirement.

A Guided Tour of Social Security

Over 64 million people today receive some form of Social Security benefits. (Source: Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security, 2015) But Social Security is more than just a retirement program.

Medicare 101

If you’re nearing retirement age, or are over 65 and still working, you may have questions about Medicare. Read on for the information you need to know.

Medicaid: What you need to know

The best time to plan for the possibility of nursing home care is when you're still healthy. By doing so, you may be able to pay for your long-term care and preserve assets for your loved ones.

Myths and Facts about Social Security

Myth: Social Security will provide most of the income you need in retirement. Fact: It's likely that Social Security will provide a smaller portion of retirement income than you expect.

Understanding Social Security

Approximately 60 million people today receive some form of Social Security benefits, including retirement, disability, survivor, and family benefits.

Social Security Disability Benefits

Like most people, you probably don't expect to become disabled.

Social Security Retirement Benefit Basics

Social Security benefits are a major source of retirement income for most people.

Social Security Survivor Benefits

When you think of Social Security, you probably think of retirement. However, Social Security can also provide much-needed income to your family members when you die.

Social Security: What should you do at age 62?

Is 62 your lucky number? If you're eligible, that's the earliest age you can start receiving Social Security retirement benefits.

Caring For Your Aging Parents

Caring for your aging parents is something you hope you can handle when the time comes, but it's the last thing you want to think about.

Eldercare: A checklist for taking care of your aging parents

Taking care of one's aging parents can be emotional and expensive. This video provides a checklist on what to do.

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