Medicare Patients Will Face 7% Rise in Part B Premiums

(Associated Press) Medicare's "Part B" premium for outpatient care will rise by nearly 7% to $144.60 a month next year, officials said...

“OK Boomer” Is First Salvo of a Generational Showdown over Social Security

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) Few will disagree that there is a tendency for generations to caricaturize one another. The young...

Senate OKs Big Changes to How Americans Save for Retirement

(Associated Press) A major change to how Americans save for retirement is close to becoming law. The Senate on...

Social Security Benefit Increase for 2020 May Feel Like a Real Cut

(Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch) Your Social Security check will be just 1.6% higher in 2020 than it is this year. Are you disappointed?

Insolvent Entitlement Programs Are a Graver Threat Than Climate Change

(Foundation for Economic Education) The taxes levied to fund Social Security have already risen drastically. In 1937, the Social Security tax rate...

Seniors at California Complex Abandoned During Blackout

(Associated Press) One woman in her 80s tripped over another resident who had fallen on the landing in a steep stairwell....

Planning to Sell Your House to Fund Your Retirement? Good Luck!

(Paul Brandus, MarketWatch) I’ve written before about the grim financial prospects that millions of older Americans face. Meager personal savings, debt, looming...

What to Do if Your Parents Need Financial Help

(Associated Press/NerdWallet) Most parents in the U.S. provide some sort of financial support to their adult children, multiple surveys have found. But...

How to Create a Retirement Paycheck from Social Security and Investments

(Associated Press/NerdWallet) Your expenses don't end when your paychecks do, but creating a reliable income stream in retirement can be tricky. The...

Pelosi’s Plan for Medicare to Negotiate Drug Prices “Unworkable”

(Associated Press) The White House has concluded that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plan authorizing Medicare to negotiate drug prices is "unworkable"...
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