Retirement Decisions Made Easy
Whether you are in the early stages of retirement planning or looking for ways to grow your retirement savings, we’re here to help make those decisions easier.
Understand Medicare and the health care choices you have in retirement, including Medicare Advantage plans and supplemental insurance policies.
An annuity is a type of insurance product that can help you secure a steady cash flow in retirement and reduce the risk of outliving your retirement assets.
Having a strong life insurance policy is an important part of a well-rounded retirement plan because it provides a safety net to anyone who depends on you financially.
No matter what stage of retirement planning you’re in, we have answers to your questions about investment options, income strategies and health care in retirement.
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When Your Golden Years Feel Blue: Recognizing and Battling Depression in the Elderly
Leaving the workforce behind is considered a lifetime achievement and something to plan toward. However, retirement can come with many sudden and dramatic alterations to how we live our lives. This reality can create the potential for mental health issues to develop.
Medicare Costs: Why You May Pay More for Health Care
Several factors, including age, income and health status, impact how much a Medicare beneficiary pays for health care. As federal health care expenditures rise, Medicare beneficiaries will likely see out-of-pocket costs increase in 2022 and beyond.
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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment for Your 2022 Benefits
Visit our Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment directory to access the latest need-to-know information about this year’s open enrollment period, eligibility, costs and opportunities to change your coverage. Find comprehensive resources and current news articles to help you navigate the process and make informed decisions.
Calculate Your Life ExpectancyLife expectancy is a key factor in determining how much money you will need in retirement. Use our calculator to estimate how long you will live.
Plan For Open Enrollment with our Medicare SimulatorSelect from various medical scenarios and learn how different Medicare options may work alone or together to pay for health care.
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