Going abroad? Check your health coverage

Going abroad? Check your health coverage

By Rachel L. Sheedy, Kiplinger Retirement Report With the world as their oyster, many retirees take the opportunity to travel…

Hybrid insurance policies gaining steam

Hybrid insurance policies gaining steam

By Eleanor Laise Consumers who are skeptical of traditional long-term-care insurance are snapping up “hybrid” policies combining life insurance with…

Self-Paying Your Way to Better Healthcare

Self-Paying Your Way to Better Healthcare

By┬áPeter D. Holt Even with the Affordable Care Act, millions are still uninsured, and health insurance rates continue to climb…

Guide to Medicare open enrollment for 2017

Guide to Medicare open enrollment for 2017

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger Retirement Report Get ready to be bombarded with mailings and TV ads for Medicare plans. Open…

Annuities that pay off for the sick

Annuities that pay off for the sick

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger Retirement Report The vast majority of seniors don’t have long-term-care insurance. For all but the wealthiest,…

How to get insurance if you can’t work

How to get insurance if you can’t work

By Christopher J. Gearon, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report As you approach your final 10 or so years of work, did you…

How to Save in Both an HSA and an FSA

How to Save in Both an HSA and an FSA

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Q: I signed up for a high-deductible insurance policy at my new job, but…

Medicare rules for home health care

Medicare rules for home health care

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report Medicare home health coverage can be a crucial benefit for seniors who have just…

Plan ahead to cover retiree health care costs

Plan ahead to cover retiree health care costs

By Susan B. Garland, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report When you draw up a retirement-spending budget, you’re likely to account for utilities,…

Tactics to make long-term-care coverage affordable

Tactics to make long-term-care coverage affordable

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance No matter how carefully you plan for retirement, if you don’t have long-term-care insurance,…