2016 Changes Coming to Social Security and Medicare

The budget bill signed by President Obama in November included significant changes to the Social Security program. The changes have left many pre-retirees scrambling to make sense of the new rules. Here’s a breakdown of some of the changes coming: The Good News *No COLA. Existing Medicare beneficiaries won’t see an increase in their Medicare Part…

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The Bad Doughnut – Medicare Part D’s “Doughnut Hole”

I love doughnuts! My favorite is the Maple Bar, but if you gave me an Apple Fritter I wouldn’t complain. In my opinion the doughnut is the perfect pastry; soft, sugary, and delicious. Unfortunately, the Federal Government and Medicare Part D have taken the doughnut, or the “doughnut hole,” and made it something it’s not,…

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