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AVOIDING COSTLY MEDICARE MISTAKES WITH MEDICARE EXPERT DR. KATY VOTAVA

October 4, 2019

Medicare is a benefit that can’t start soon enough for many older adults. Health care costs are skyrocketing and they hit seniors particularly hard because many are on a fixed income and they utilize health care more.

But Medicare is not a slam dunk, anything but. Continue Reading »

PREMIUM: VOTAVA

October 2, 2019

AVOIDING COSTLY MEDICARE MISTAKES

It’s estimated that 95% of seniors are paying too much for Medicare coverage.  Today, men and women who retire at 65 can anticipate living another 25, 30 or even 40 years – all of those years receiving Medicare benefits and contributing to them.  On this week’s WEALTHTRACK, healthcare expert Katy Votava, president of Goodcare.com and author of Making The Most Of Medicare: A Guide For Baby Boomers explains what you need to know to maximize those benefits and avoid overpaying.

THE IMPORTANCE OF GOLD IN DE-RISKING PORTFOLIOS

September 20, 2019

Financial risks are adding up. Trade battles with China, the surprising vulnerability of Middle East oil supplies, the duration of Hong Kong protests, the drawn-out Brexit dilemma are all drags on business confidence and economic growth. In recognition, the Federal Reserve just cut interest rates for the second time this summer and remains on alert.
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ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES TO MAKE MONEY IN DOWN MARKETS: WHAT’S BOB DOLL DOING?

September 13, 2019

One dominant market observation of the last decade has been that we have been experiencing the least believed bull market in history.
As of August of 2018 the market’s advance, in large-cap stocks at least, had indeed become the longest bull market in history.
But the experience of investors has been anything but a straight shot. If you look at indexes outside the largest U.S. company stocks it has been a much more perilous ride with several major corrections along the way.
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SOCIAL SECURITY: THE NEW RULES WITH BENEFITS GURU MARY BETH FRANKLIN

August 9, 2019

Paying attention to Social Security benefits pays off and needs to be taken seriously from an earlier age than most people realize.
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