As most senior citizens know, our Social Security numbers are currently used for our Medicare cards. But in April, 2018 we’ll be receiving a new card with a random 11-character string of numbers and letters. Since scammers love Social Security … Continue reading →
Here is a mnemonic with steps to follow, TRACK, to keep up your good health. In addition to TRACK, remember to have a dilated eye exam every year to protect your vision from diabetes. If you’re a senior over 65, … Continue reading →
You may have seen the TV Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare). It harkens back to 1965 when the government was using celebrities such as Jack Webb (of Dragnet fame) to promote an earlier government healthcare program – Medicare. That healthcare program has survived. Unfortunately, Jack Webb didn’t live long enough to ever get on Medicare.
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Medicare is available for seniors over 65. Scammers know this and have built scams based on Medicare aimed solely at this elderly market. During periods of open enrollment, usually in October and November, seniors do the most thinking about Medicare. … Continue reading →
In one sense, it’s easy to retire. Just stop working. Then stop looking for work. Which is also what discouraged unemployed people do. So how can you tell an unemployed worker from a retiree? 1. No pressure to work. A … Continue reading →