Hello everyone, it’s Karl with The Big 65 Medicare Insurance Services and I hope you’re having a great week! Today’s topic, Medicare and international travel. This morning, a client let me know of an upcoming trip to Italy. He wanted to know if Medicare would cover him or would it be necessary to purchase additional […]
Category: Social Security
Death, Medicare & Taxes
Death and taxes, right? Check with a tax professional first, but I was blown away that some of you all can take write offs for: Medicare Part B, Med Supps, and Part D premiums if you are self-employed, that’s huge! If you or your spouse are still working, check out if you can still contribute […]
When Should I Start Social Security?
Greetings Medicare Seeker! Here’s a question I receive every week: when should I start Social Security? The answer is… it depends :)! Every retiree is in a different situation, but the rule of thumb is this: The longer you wait, the larger benefit. Here’s an article from Bankrate that may be helpful. If you are […]
Do you need Extra Help with Medicare?
I hope this note finds you well and your Medicare coverage doing what it is supposed to be doing… Keeping down your Medical Costs! Every week, I speak with Medicare consumers and we discover they are leaving Medicare Money on the table! Click on the picture above to find out if you are eligible for […]
Here’s how retirees on Medicare can save on taxes
Tax time is around is just around the corner. Check out these ideas in this article on how retirees on Medicare can maximize deductions and be sure to talk with a tax professional if you have questions.
Watch out for Medicare scams!
Greetings Neighbor, I hope you are having a great week despite COVID and the crazy election. In talking with clients all over, half the country is disheartened, the other half the country is joyful…exactly like four years ago, except reversed. The bottom line… One Nation, under God…let’s remember that. Did you ever see the Paul […]
What do you know about COVID-19 and Social Security?
Greetings Neighbor! I hope you are having a great week despite the crazy times. We’re having beautiful fall weather here except for the ashes from the fires on the patio every morning. Like you, I can’t wait for 2020 to end. In the meantime, I keep doing my best to help people with their Medicare […]
How to Avoid Medicare Identity Theft
Do you know how to avoid Medicare Identity Theft? This week I heard from a couple of different Medicare clients who tell me their identities were ALMOST stolen. As Clint Eastwood used to say, “Do ya feel lucky? Well do ya??” If you check out this video, you will be lucky. Simple steps to protect […]
How to enroll in Medicare Part B
Once you’ve decided to begin Medicare, you will next need to enroll in Part B. Once you have Medicare Part A and Part B, you can then select the coverage you’ll need to augment original Medicare. Watch this video to learn the basic steps to enroll in Medicare Part B Here is the link to […]
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