Basic Medicare, while a good benefit available to many Americans over age 65, is not a complete medical insurance solution. There are “gaps” in the coverage. To fill these, there are some standardized (by Medicare) policies available from insurers. These ten standardized policies are Plans (called Plans A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M, and N), each having a different lev
Author- Harold Sasnowitz
There’s an old story about a king who, while indebted to a sorcerer, is given the choice of paying cash in 30,000 talents of silver to the sorcerer, or paying the sorcerer one talent on day one, and doubling the payment each day. This payment would continue for each square on a checkerboard (64 squares).
This past weekend’s news channels were consumed with President Trump, Robert Mueller, and the report summary of the Russia collusion investigation. If you were paying attention to the economic news before this took over the media, you likely heard the alarmist headlines on Friday about the inverted yield curve, which (you probably also read) inevitably signals an upcoming economic r
Economics entered its modern sense in the nineteenth century, but economic thought certainly started long before that. However, economists almost always started from the assumption that people would do what was in their own best interest. In the last 20 or 30 years, some economists started to question this assumption. From this was born the subject of behavioral economics, als
It’s almost Halloween, so we wanted to talk about something that can sometimes be a little spooky… Medicare. Are you frightened yet? Hopefully not, but we know from our experience when our clients have to enroll in Medicare for the first time it can be an intimidating thing. Think about it, you have been on your employer’s insurance for years then one day yo
We recently found an important potential risk to your financial health and here is the information you need to protect yourself.
According to a recent issue of Investment News, another Social Security scam has been discovered. It only affects SOME of those who have established online accounts with the Social Security Administration.
As if there wasn’t enough to worry about with regard to credit and debit card fraud, another threat has turned up: its called the credit card skimmer. These devices are used properly as part of card readers. What’s new is that they have been made smaller and are easily placed on a legitimate credit or debit card reader.