Medicare is complex and today’s changing healthcare landscape makes it more important than ever to fully understand how it works. If you or someone you know is near retirement, you may have questions about how to enroll in Medicare and what Medicare covers. Here are answers to some common questions about Medicare that can help you understand your options and avoid costly errors or gaps in coverage. Questions About Medicare? 1. What does Medicare cover? Medicare is a national health insurance program that helps with the cost of health care but doesn’t cover all medical expenses or long-term care. Though Medicare may cover many of your health-related expenses in retirement, it’s important to think ahead about whether you need to buy a Medicare supplement policy or Long-Term Care policy to help cover additional costs. Medicare consists of four parts: Part A is hospital insurance that helps pay for inpatient care in a hospital or skilled nursing facility, some home health care, and hospice care. Part B is medical insurance that helps pay for visits to doctors and other healthcare providers, outpatient care, some home health care, durable medical equipment, and some preventive services. Part C Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are approved third-party […]
Laying the Groundwork for Financial Success From time to time, I get people in my office that are just starting out in life or they’ve gone through a bankruptcy or something of that nature and they’re ready to change their future. Perhaps you’re in that category yourself and you’ve spent far too long spinning your wheels on how to make your money work for you and you’re ready to say, “I’m tired of this and I want to be successful.” If that’s you, then you’re already on the right path, because in order to have financial success you have to realize what prevents financial success and you’ve obviously already done that. So where do you start? Get a Plan—I know I harp on this all the time but it really is paramount to success. If you hop in the car without a place to go you’ll likely end up nowhere and just run out of gas. It’s the same situation financially. You can’t get to where you want to be if you don’t know where you’re going and eventually you’ll just run out of steam feeling defeated. So get a plan! Realize the power of transference—When I talk about transference, I’m talking about […]
What Should You Do in a Volatile Market? The stock market moves up and down; sometimes rapidly. Justin Goodbread, CFP(R), addresses what we should and should not do in volatile markets. Knoxville based Wealth Management Firm Heritage Investors works with select successful business owners and retiree’s by building comprehensive financial plans. So above we have give you the tips on what to do or what not to do when stock market moves up and down. If you not watched the video yet then please watch it now for the full tutorial. If you like our videos then share it with your family and friends and support us to provide you such useful information continuously. Thanks a lot for landing on this video post about “What Should You Do in a Volatile Market?”.