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Medicare Premiums

Christopher Hershey

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”?

Rick Rodgers

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

Rick Rodgers

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…

Maximize Health Savings Account Tax Benefits

Rick Rodgers

The IRS announced the inflation-adjusted deduction limita­tions for annual contri­bu­tions to health savings accounts (HSA) beginning in 2016 through Revenue Procedure 2015–30. HSA deduction limits are updated annually to reflect…

9 Ways to Beat the Medicare Surtax — Part 1

Rick Rodgers

The year 2013 brings some new taxes for upper income taxpayers as well as a return of the higher tax rates from 2001. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA12)…