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.
Read Our Latest Featured Articles and Guides
RetireGuide’s featured articles tackle controversial topics that impact retirees and their families. These in-depth articles address issues such as rising Medicare costs, mental health in the elderly and financial wellness.
How Medicare Advantage Took Over Senior Health Care
Medicare Advantage’s march to dominance is approaching a major milestone. After years of rapid growth, the majority of Medicare beneficiaries may be enrolled in a private plan as early as 2023. But the story of how Medicare Advantage took over senior health care suggests that the sky is still the limit for the program, and the growth may be far from over.
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 2023 and beyond.
Our guides provide comprehensive information about a variety of retirement topics. These resources educate and empower you to reach your retirement goals.
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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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