When you tune into your local news station and you hear how “volatile” the markets are because of a daily 100-point change, you may want to stop and ask yourself if it really is as significant as it sounds.
One of the most frequent questions we get asked are typically along the lines of “I’ve seen that the market is doing really well, is now the time to hop in and make some more investments?” Looking at the market, it’s very easy to see why so many people are wondering this and ask for advice on what they should be doing.
Medicare Open Enrollment is now open! For the fall of 2017, the annual election period (AEP) will be from October 15th to December 30th in the Central Florida area (the deadline has been pushed back from December 7th due to Hurricane Irma).
There are many things that you will be able to do during this period, including switching from one Medicare Advantage plan to another, enroll in a Medicare Part D Plan, switch from Medicare to Medicare Advantage (or vice versa), and a few other things as well. In this week’s show, we cover some specific questions about this Annual Election Period to help make sure you have the information you’ll need.
Here were some of the main questions we were able to answer about who can take advantage of this annual election period.
When it comes down to it, you hear a lot about retirement. From emails, to TV advertisements, to friends talking, you really can’t seem to avoid the topic when thinking about your future. Now as we have said here on the show before, having a solid, flexible, long-term financial plan is critical to having a successful future, and that is absolutely true when you start to talk about retirement. However, we often get specific questions, usually along the lines of “How much do I actually need to retire?” or “Is there a way to find out exactly how much I’ll need for retirement?”.
On the surface, Medicare can seem like a complicated and intimidating part of planning for your future. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Greg Rossler joins the show this week to help talk about everything medicare, and what you should know looking forward.
On this episode, Michael, John, and Greg had listeners call into the show live to ask the hosts some specific questions when it came to their Medicare situation, and what their best options where.