Avoiding a Head-on Collision Between Your HSA and Medicare
The last thing you want is your HSA and Medicare to clash.
Your 2022 Guide to Year-End Tax Planning
Minimizing your tax exposure requires a strategic and holistic plan. Here, we will look at various tactics and consider important tax-law changes for 2022.
Ask the Adviser: Why are Medicare Part B premiums going down when inflation is up?
After a large increase in Medicare Part B premiums for 2022, the cost is now dropping. We’ll look at a surprising reason why.
Medicare Open Enrollment: Evaluating Your Options
Wondering whether to make changes to your Medicare coverage? Here’s what to consider as we head into open enrollment (October 15 to December 7).
Ask the Adviser: What does the Inflation Reduction Act mean for my ACA subsidies?
The Inflation Reduction Act extends premium tax credits through 2025—and expands who’s eligible.
It Takes Planning to Reduce Your Medicare Premiums
With appropriate income withdrawal strategies, a retiree can lessen their exposure to IRMAA surcharges.
5 Ways to Minimize Your Retirement Income and Maximize Health Insurance Tax Credits
Depending on your income and household size, you may qualify for federal tax credits, a combination of credits and subsidies, or Medicaid.
Tax Benefits of Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Don’t overlook these benefits.
Seven Sensible Things You Should Do Before Retirement
Are you ready for retirement?
More on Implementing the Plan: PHASE 3 of the AGILE Retirement Journey
The “I” phase of an A·G·I·L·E retirement is considered a crucial time to fine-tune your transition into financial independence.
Cost of Healthcare for Retirees: Saving Tax Efficiently Can Have a Big Impact
Retirees will need to pay close attention to means-testing levels to help contain healthcare costs. This requires careful planning before retirement.
Using your Health Savings Account (HSA) as a Retirement Tool
Is funding an HSA right for you? Learn how you can use this account to pay for a number of medical expenses in retirement.
What is Concierge Medicine?
Concierge medicine1 is a type of doctor/patient relationship in which patients pay an annual retainer fee to their doctor in exchange for more personal care. The doctor can then limit their…
Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans
Medicare does not cover everything. Medicare is divided into three parts: Part A, Part B, and Part D.
Did you know not everyone pays the same monthly premiums for medicare? On this edition of Project Wealth, Chris Hershey explains how to plan your finances to lower Medicare costs.
What Does It Mean to Be a “Retirement Specialist”?
The Rodgers & Associates logo includes “The Retirement Specialists.” The home page of our website says we “specialize in financial planning for those who are retired or expect to retire within…
What Those Extra Letters on Your Medicare Card Mean
Clients often ask us about the meaning of the letter suffix on their Medicare card. Your Medicare number (also called Medicare Claim Number) is usually your Social Security number followed…
Medicare’s 50th Anniversary: Remember When
How has Medicare changed life for seniors in this country?