The high cost of a healthy life

The high cost of a healthy life

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report In retirement, good health is a very costly condition. That’s the conclusion of a…

5 smart ways to cut health care costs in retirement

5 smart ways to cut health care costs in retirement

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger Personal Finance Q: I’m about to sign up for Medicare, and I know there are gaps…

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,…

Childless seniors need to build a safety net

Childless seniors need to build a safety net

By Susan B. Garland, Kiplinger Retirement Report Childless and divorced, Linda Wiesman, 67, is apprehensive about her future. With two…

What People Really Want to Know About Medicare

What People Really Want to Know About Medicare

By Janet Bodnar, Kiplinger Personal Finance The likelihood that high-income recipients will see a major hike in their Part B…

4 secrets to buying long-term care insurance

4 secrets to buying long-term care insurance

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report For aging baby boomers, planning for long-term care costs becomes more pressing every day.…

Plan for a long life when saving for retirement

Plan for a long life when saving for retirement

By Jane Bennett Clark, Kiplinger Personal Finance If we knew we’d die tomorrow, we’d be rich today. Literally. With only…

More than Bridge and Bingo

Retirement communities are no longer homes for the old folks By Karen Schwartz Walk into the independent living apartments of…