Jump-starting a health savings account with an IRA rollover

Jump-starting a health savings account with an IRA rollover

Q: How much money can I roll over from my IRA to a health savings account? Also, are contributions from…

How much can families contribute to an HSA?

How much can families contribute to an HSA?

Q: I picked a high-deductible health insurance policy for 2018 that covers my whole family. How much can I contribute…

Guide to Medicare open enrollment for 2018

Guide to Medicare open enrollment for 2018

Ah, the rituals of fall: The leaves change color. The temperature drops. Sweaters and boots pop out of the closet.…

Going abroad? Check your health coverage

Going abroad? Check your health coverage

With the world as their oyster, many retirees take the opportunity to travel far and wide. But before you go,…

Hybrid insurance policies gaining steam

Hybrid insurance policies gaining steam

Consumers who are skeptical of traditional long-term-care insurance are snapping up “hybrid” policies combining life insurance with long-term-care benefits. But…

Self-Paying Your Way to Better Healthcare

Self-Paying Your Way to Better Healthcare

Even with the Affordable Care Act, millions are still uninsured, and health insurance rates continue to climb for millions more.…

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…