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Are There Benefits to Signing Up for Social Security and Medicare at the Same Time?

Millions of seniors depend on Social ... already being on Social Security could prevent you from seeing your Medicare premiums go up. But Medicare enrollees who aren't on Social Security miss out on ... read more

Couple of Things Seniors May Not Know About Social Security, Medicare

There are things women in particular should know about Social Security Aug. 3, 2012 – There are a lot of things most of us don’t know about our senior entitlements – Social Security and Medicare ... ... read more

Column: Questionable Social Security and Medicare policies put seniors in a bind

Because you qualify for Social Security, you don’t need to ... could get a Medicare Advantage plan that includes basic Medicare, Part D coverage and out-of-pocket protection that can be comparable to ... read more

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Updated Social Security formula would protect benefits for those needing them most | Opinion

At the same time, the lack of a COLA could also result in skyrocketing premiums for nearly one-third of Medicare beneficiaries. Seniors ... We need a new, updated formula that protects the benefits ... read more

Reich: The case against cutting Social Security and Medicare

According to this view, when it comes to adjusting Social Security payments for inflation, retirees don't really need as much of an increase as ... Unlike most other Americans, seniors pay 20 percent ... read more

Retire Smarter: Big Social Security Changes For 2018 And FTG Portfolio Supplements

There are several major changes to the Social Security and Medicare programs that are slated to take effect a few months from now, beginning in 2018. Some consist of good news, relatively speaking. ... read more

One out of 10 Social Security offices has closed since 2000. Seniors and politicians want to know why.

“Those with the most complicated cases and greatest need often benefit from in-person services ... chief executive of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, a ... read more

Both parties are guilty of playing politics with Medicare premium hikes

The proposed premium increase involves Medicare Part B, which covers outpatient care. The 70 percent of seniors who will not have to pay are those who currently have their Part B premiums (about $105 ... read more

Media Chronically Wrong On Social Security And The Deficit

Depends On An Elaborate ... popular entitlement programs -- Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, collectively 40 percent of the budget. Ditto military spending, another 20 percent. Yet Republicans ... read more

Retirement Healthcare Costs Are Rising Twice as Fast as Social Security

The latest estimates indicate that total out-of-pocket spending for the average 65-year-old couple retiring today could surpass the $400,000 mark when you factor in Medicare premiums ... the countless ... read more

Updated: Sanders says he has ‘strong disagreement’ with Clinton on Social Security

Bernie Sanders told Manchester seniors Friday there is “strong disagreement” between his views and those ... in New Hampshire and elsewhere.Clinton, at Saint Anselm College on Wednesday, said she ... read more

Bamboozled: Save Social Security! Group accused of scams targets N.J. seniors

Through letters to legislators, petitions and surveys, ASC reminds elected officials that when they discuss issues like Medicare reform or changing Social Security, they are affecting the lives (and ... read more

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