Economic downturn from coronavirus may impact seniors' COLA next year

The negative economic impact of coronavirus on the U.S. economy is bad news for Social Security's more than 64 million beneficiaries.

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72% of Americans say they wish they better understood how Medicare works

Medicare is a crucial part of retirement, yet 72% of Americans say they wish they better understood how the program works, according to a survey from Nationwide.

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Nadler, Collins, Johnson & Roby Introduce Bipartisan SHOP SAFE Act to Protect Consumers and Businesses from the Sale of Dangerous Counterfeit Products Online

SHOP SAFE incentivizes e-commerce platforms to adopt best practices designed to limit the sale of counterfeit products that pose a risk to consumer health and safety.

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Here's what you need to do if you're planning to retire this year

After years of planning and saving, it's finally here: your retirement. If you've achieved financial freedom and can afford to stop working full time this year, congratulations!

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Here's a breakdown of what kind of taxes you can expect to pay in retirement

I recently spoke with a prospective client who was adamant that he would not have to pay taxes in retirement. He read and printed an online article which indicated, “You will not owe these taxes in retirement.”

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Study shows 1 in 5 family caregivers report being in poor health. Who is caring for them?

HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Caring for a loved one at home can be rewarding, but it can also be overwhelming and take a toll on your own health, a new study suggests.

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Want to learn something new? All 50 states offer some free or cheap college programs for retirees

Retirees, you’re already a bona-fide graduate of the school of hard knocks – your decades of full-time employment. There’s still plenty to learn, however, whether your goal is pursuing a second act in your career or lifelong learning to keep your brain sharp.

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107 year old Florida man is still living life to the fullest

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – There’s no slowing down for 107-year-old Sarasota resident Joe Newman. 

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Florida legislation seeks statewide Dementia Director to bolster state’s plan for dementia-related disorders

A bipartisan bill that would create the position of Dementia Director within the Florida Department of Elder Affairs is making its way through the Legislature.

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Americans are losing millions of dollars to Social Security scams

The Department of Justice is filing for temporary restraining orders against U.S. telecom carriers allegedly facilitating hundreds of millions of scam robocalls. Americans are losing millions of dollars a year because of the calls, which usually originate in India.

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