The 8.7% Social Security COLA: An inside look

The 8.7% Social Security COLA: An inside look

On this edition of the podcast, we take a look at the historic 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment in Social Security benefits announced for 2023. The Social Security Administration announced that benefits will rise by 8.7% in 2023. That’s a big raise for more than 52...
Feds crack down on Joe Namath and William Shatner ads

Feds crack down on Joe Namath and William Shatner ads

You’ve seen the tv ads – football great Joe Namath – or Star Trek legend William Shatner – pitch you on Medicare plans that will “add money back into your Social Security check,” deliver extra benefits and so on. I’ve posted an example below, just in...
How the new landmark Medicare bill will lower prescription drug costs

How the new landmark Medicare bill will lower prescription drug costs

The climate and healthcare legislation that Congress is set to approve later this week includes the most important improvements to the Medicare program in nearly two decades. The changes aim to address one of the biggest concerns of seniors: the fast-rising cost of...
Big changes are looming in Medicare

Big changes are looming in Medicare

Philip Moeller, author of Get What’s Yours for Medicare: Maximize Your Coverage, Minimize Your Costs. This week on the podcast, we take a wide-ranging look at important changes going on in Medicare. My guest is a top expert on the program – Phillip...