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.
Social Security was originally intended to provide older Americans with continuing income after retirement.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Approximately 60 million people today receive some form of Social Security benefits, including retirement, disability, survivor, and family benefits.
Like most people, you probably don't expect to become disabled.
Social Security benefits are a major source of retirement income for most people.
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.
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 is something you hope you can handle when the time comes, but it's the last thing you want to think about.