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Means Testing For Medicare Dental Under Debate Gets Pushback

For more than 55 years, Medicare has followed a simple policy: covered benefits are the same, no matter if you’re rich, poor, or in-between. 

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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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Lowering Medicare Age Could Help Keep Older Americans Financially Stable

Lowering the age when older adults can enroll in Medicare might save them a lot of money, even if the age drops only a year or two from the current age of 65, a new study suggests.

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Tax-Free Accounts Used Less By Those Who Need Them Most

Most older adults are not using tax-free savings accounts to save for future health expenses, a new poll of people age 50 to 80 suggests.

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5 Steps To Turn Your Side Gig Into A Full-Fledged Business

In 2017, Courtney Lynn Ottrix started blogging about things to do in Cleveland. She’d done some freelancing in the past, and the blog offered occasional opportunities for income. 

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4 Cash-Raising Pitfalls (And Better Options)

If you’ve got more bills than money, the usual advice is to trim expenses and find additional income. But some ways of raising cash can be a lot more expensive than others. Here are four that should be avoided, if possible, and what to consider instead.

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