Understanding some of the main elements about Medicare may help seniors as they navigate enrollment.
Health-care spending increases with age and has become an important consideration when saving for retirement.
In addition to health-care reform, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will have an impact on clients’ investments, as they plan to cover health costs and prepare for the possibility of new tax liabilities. Chris Hennessey reviews the top concerns about the ACA for all types of clients. Surtax may hit high earners The ACA established
Despite a report this week pointing to decreasing federal deficits over the next two years, the longer-term outlook for tax rates grew murkier. After four consecutive years of topping $1 trillion, the U.S. federal deficit fell to $680 billion, or 4.1% of GDP, in 2013, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Budget and Economic
The latest data on the future viability of federal social insurance programs are mixed. While the outlook for Medicare improved slightly in the recently-released Social Security Administration Trustees’ annual report, Social Security’s anticipated insolvency date remained unchanged at 2033. As Social Security and Medicare remain a significant part of retirement planning for most workers, it