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The Medicare True-False Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

July 27, 2018
By:
Jamie Hopkins

Health care costs are one of the biggest concerns for retirees. For most American retirees, Medicare is their primary health care plan. Medicare is complicated, and understanding it is crucial to making smart decisions to help control health care costs.

75% Of Older Americans Fail Retirement Financial Literacy Quiz

July 19, 2018

Even if you plan well for retirement and have a reasonable amount saved, you can still end up in financial trouble during your golden years.

A Scary Number of Older Americans Can't Pass a Retirement Financial Literacy Quiz

June 19, 2018
By:
Daniel B. Kline

Even if you plan well for retirement and have a reasonable amount saved, you can still end up in financial trouble during your golden years. There are lots of money traps that even reasonably prepared seniors can fall into if they're not well-versed in the unique details of retirement-stage personal finance.

The Reverse Mortgage Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

June 11, 2018
By:
Jamie Hopkins

Very few retirees or their financial advisers, however, know much about how to properly utilize home equity in retirement planning. Since most retired homeowners want to live in their houses for as long as possible, tapping into home equity must be done thoughtfully and through a well-informed, comprehensive retirement planning process.

5 Reasons You Might Not Need an Annuity

June 7, 2018
By:
Debbie Carlson

Annuities can provide helpful income streams in retirement, but not everyone needs them. In fact, for some retirees, annuities may be more trouble than they're worth.