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How To Have A Retirement Worth Saving For

Most advice about retirement planning focuses on how to save enough money to replace your paycheck.

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security, income, money, Social Security

Social Security COLA Largest In Decades

Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9 percent boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Drug, medications, medicare

Ban On Negotiating Medicare Drug Prices Under Pressure

Donna Weiner looks at Medicare’s prescription drug program from two different points of view. As a participant, she wants to pay less for her medicines. As a retired accountant who spent 50 years handling the books for companies, she sees a way to get there.

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Social Security

Social Security Benefits Are Too Important To Get Wrong

Few retirement decisions are as critical, or as easy to get wrong, as when and how to take your Social Security benefits. The rules can be so convoluted that many people rely on what they’re told by Social Security employees, but that could prove to be an expensive mistake.

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drug prices

What Stalemate On Capitol Hill Means for Your Drug Prices

As President Joe Biden’s government overhaul stalls in Congress, tensions are mounting over what changes, if any, could come for Americans at the pharmacy counter.

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Prescription, medicare

Ad’s Charge That Price Haggling Would ‘Swipe $500 Billion From Medicare’ Is False

The advertisement opens with a doctor sitting across from his patient and holding a prescription drug pill bottle. “You want to continue with this medication?” the doctor asks while an older patient nods.

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