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...
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...
Putting a value on time

Putting a value on time

This week on the podcast, let’s talk about the value of time. Time has value to us – both in personal and economic terms. It’s something we often fail to consider when making decisions about how long to work and when to retire. These decisions often focus only...
Controlling your career in the pandemic labor market

Controlling your career in the pandemic labor market

My guest on the podcast this week is Kerry Hannon, an expert on the future of work and careers. Kerry is a columnist for Yahoo! Finance – and the author of an excellent and timely new book that considers ways that older workers can succeed in the pandemic labor...
The end of traditional Medicare as we know it?

The end of traditional Medicare as we know it?

Last week, Medicare announced the next phase of its plan to transform traditional Medicare. Critics argue that the planned transformation of the fee-for-service program will amount to a dramatic expansion of privatization. And, if you are enrolled in traditional...