Category: Savings Tips

Q & A: April 2018

Q:  I understand that I can receive Social Security benefits while I’m still working.  I’m 64 but my earnings are pretty modest.  I have about $75,000 in savings and the mortgage on my home will be paid off later this ye ...

Benefit Bulletin

What To Do When You Can’t Afford Your Drug Costs By Chairman Art "Coop" Cooper If your prescription drug costs are outgrowing your ability to pay for your medicine, look into Medicare’s “Extra Help” program.  The p ...

Benefit Bulletin: April 2016

Retirement’s Black Hole — Medical Debt Nearly 90% of older adults who report having trouble making payments on their credit cards are carrying medical debt, according to a recent TSCL survey. TSCL is concerned that to ...

Q & A: April 2016

Q: I’ve heard a lot of confusing advice on when to start Social Security. I’m divorced, single, and I turn 63 this year. I know that by waiting, my benefit will grow, but I’m not sure how much longer I will have my job. ...

Ask The Advisor: June 2015

How Can I Budget For Healthcare Expenses When I Don’t Know What They Will Be? Q: I was looking forward to saving some money on premiums when I started Medicare. Boy was I surprised when my doctor discovered a new heal ...

Best Ways to Save: June 2014

Having Trouble Paying for Veterinary Care For Your Pet? By Mary Johnson If you own a pet and have been to the vet lately, the bill may have taken a big bite out of your budget. Like human healthcare, the cost of ve ...

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