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Retirement Rebootcast Episode Four: Navigating Medicare

Retirement Rebootcast Episode Four: Navigating Medicare

Welcome to the Retirement Rebootcast. That’s what I’m calling this special podcast series on my new book - Retirement Reboot: Commonsense Financial Strategies for Getting Back on Track. The book is out this month, so I invited some of my favorite experts on...

Retirement Rebootcast Episode Three: Optimizing Social Security

Retirement Rebootcast Episode Three: Optimizing Social Security

Welcome to the third edition of the Retirement Rebootcast! This is a special limited-edition podcast series focused on my new book - Retirement Reboot: Commonsense Financial Strategies for Getting Back on Track. The book is out this month, so I invited some...

Retirement Rebootcast Episode Two: Let’s make a plan

Retirement Rebootcast Episode Two: Let’s make a plan

Welcome to the second edition of the Retirement Rebootcast! This is a special limited-edition podcast series focused on my new book - Retirement Reboot: Commonsense Financial Strategies for Getting Back on Track. On this podcast series, I invited some of my...

Welcome to the Retirement Rebootcast

Welcome to the Retirement Rebootcast

Happy New Year - and welcome to the first edition of the Retirement Rebootcast!  That’s the slightly tongue-in-cheek name I’ve given to this special limited-edition podcast series focused on my new book - Retirement Reboot: Commonsense Financial...

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 case you somehow...

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 Moeller. Phil is an...

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 on the...

How much does high inflation really affect retirees?

How much does high inflation really affect retirees?

It’s a truism that high inflation hits hardest for people on fixed incomes—especially retirees. And seniors are telling pollsters that high inflation is among their top worries. But the actual impact of inflation on retirees is more complex. It depends in large...