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Medicare is the primary health insurance for U.S. citizens over 65. Unless you (or your spouse) are still working and covered by an employer-sponsored group health plan, everyone ages 65 and older must sign up for Medicare to obtain healthREAD MORE

Quarter In Review Markets rebounded somewhat from the 10% correction during the first quarter but gains have come in fits and starts during the second quarter of 2018. Investor angst over trade has grown as tit-for-tat tariff threats have roiledREAD MORE

One of the big changes that happens in retirement is with taxes. Not only in the amount of taxes you pay, but also how you will pay them. In planning for retirement taxes, it is important to factor in thoseREAD MORE

Quarter In Review After almost 17 months of remarkably low volatility, downside risk returned with a vengeance in February. The S&P 500 peaked on January 26th following 508 days without a drop of 2% or more. The index sold offREAD MORE

For most Americans, Social Security is a central pillar of retirement income. Nine out of ten Americans age 65 or older are receiving monthly benefits, and most of those started taking them as soon as they became eligible. There mayREAD MORE