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MEDICARE EXPERT KATY VOTAVA ON MAKING THE MOST OF THIS CRITICAL AND COMPLEX BENEFIT

December 2, 2020

An estimated 90% of Americans pay too much for their Medicare benefits. In part 2 of our podcast with Making the Most of Medicare author, Dr. Katy Votava discusses simple steps to get the most out of this critical and complex benefit and save thousands of dollars in the process.

WEALTHTRACK Episode #1723 published on December 04, 2020.

Listen to the audio only version here:


If you missed Part 1 about Medicare and COVID, please listen here.


MORE INFO

  • Medicare.gov – The official U.S. Government site for Medicare
    1-800-MEDICARE
  • Shiptacenter.org – The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) site that directs consumers to free Medicare counseling and assistance
  • Eldercare.acl.gov – Eldercare locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration of Aging, connecting you to services for older adults and their families. 1-800-677-1116

E-Book Only

Especially for WEALTHTRACK viewers, Katy Votava is offering a 25% discount on purchases of her ebook Making the Most of Medicare: A Guide for Baby Boomers. Available on the GoodCare.com site only, and enter the discount code WT25.

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Making the Most of Medicare: A Guide for Baby Boomers


In the final week of Public Television’s holiday fundraising season, we are revisiting a rare and very popular recent interview with “Next Generation” Great Investor, Josh Spencer, lead portfolio manager of the legendary T. Rowe Price New Horizons Fund. You can watch it again here.

HOW COVID-19 HAS CHANGED MEDICARE COVERAGE AND PROCEDURES WITH BENEFITS EXPERT KATY VOTAVA

November 27, 2020

According to Medicare benefits expert, Dr. Katy Votava COVID-19 has altered several aspects of Medicare coverage and procedures. She will tell us what’s different and how to take advantage of the changes. She will also help us meet the deadline for Medicare’s annual enrollment period which ends on December 7th and allows medicare beneficiaries to evaluate their Medicare Advantage Plans and part D, prescription drug plans, and shift to different providers if it makes sense. 

Votava is a Medicare expert who advises individuals, small businesses, and financial planners from her healthcare consulting business, GOODCARE.com. She is also the author of Making The Most Of Medicare: A Guide For Baby Boomers, now in its 7th edition and an Amazon bestseller. It is a straightforward, easy to navigate guide to Medicare which is a very complex multi-part system that frequently does warrant annual updating by its beneficiaries. An estimated 90 percent of Americans pay too much for their Medicare coverage.

WEALTHTRACK Episode #1722 published on November 27, 2020.

Listen to the audio only version here:


MORE INFO

  • Medicare.gov – The official U.S. Government site for Medicare
    1-800-MEDICARE
  • Shiptacenter.org – The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) site that directs consumers to free Medicare counseling and assistance
  • Eldercare.acl.gov – Eldercare locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration of Aging, connecting you to services for older adults and their families. 1-800-677-1116

E-Book Only

Especially for WEALTHTRACK viewers, Katy Votava is offering a 25% discount on purchases of her ebook Making the Most of Medicare: A Guide for Baby Boomers. Available on the GoodCare.com site only, and enter the discount code WT25.

Large Print Paperback


Making the Most of Medicare: A Guide for Baby Boomers


WEB EXTRA
50 years in, healthcare consultant and best selling author Katy Votava traces the arc of her avocation.


In the first week of public television’s holiday pledge drive, we are reminded of the key role the Federal Reserve has been playing in the economy’s pandemic recovery and stock market rally. Accordingly, we are revisiting a recent interview we did with Fed Watching for Fun & Profit author, Ed Yardeni. Yardeni, an influential economist, and strategist reminds us that understanding Fed policy is key to predicting market behavior. Watch the episode again here.

TIMELESS STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL INVESTING FROM LEGENDARY INVESTMENT CONSULTANT CHARLES ELLIS

November 20, 2020

Can investing be simple? Can we stop worrying about what’s happening on Wall Street, in Washington, with Fed policy, inflation, corporate earnings, and numerous other headline-making concerns? Can we just get on with our lives and still invest successfully?
According to this week’s guest, the answer is yes, and we shouldn’t even care what the market is doing.
What should we care about? How should we invest? That is the focus of this week’s exclusive WEALTHTRACK interview. Continue Reading »

CHINA’S ECONOMIC COMEBACK & FLOURISHING A-SHARE MARKETS OFFER SPECIFIC INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

November 13, 2020

It’s been a roller coaster of emotions for investors this week. Our focus is China. China of course is where COVID-19 originated in late 2019. It felt the impact first. It shut down vast swathes of its economy in response and it is now coming out of it, first. All indications are that the world’s second-largest economy, by some measures occasionally the largest, is making a comeback. It looks like an impressive one. Continue Reading »

LEADING STRATEGIST JASON TRENNERT IDENTIFIES THE POWERFUL, LONG-TERM MACRO TRENDS DRIVING THE MARKETS

November 6, 2020

What a week! The widely predicted blue wave of Democrats sweeping into the White House, taking over the Senate majority, and increasing their dominance in Congress has failed to materialize.

As far as the stock market is concerned, a divided government is a plus because not a lot will change in the way of tax policy and regulations.

Investor optimism is not shared by Federal Reserve officials who expressed ongoing concern about the economy and the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases Continue Reading »

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