Tag: Health/Medical Insurance

Will Medicare pay for my dentures?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.  Original Medicare doesn’t pay for dentures or related dental appointments for fittings or tooth extractions. To get...

The twists, turns and myths of applying for Medicare: How we navigated the enrollment road

In January, my husband Darnay and I started looking at all the things we needed to do financially to get ready for turning 65 later...

The Cost of Covid-19 Treatment Has Left Families Destitute Around the World

The continuing spread of Covid-19 in poor countries hasn’t only truncated hopes for an economic recovery. It has also bankrupted families who had to spend...

Here’s what you need to know about buying travel insurance during a pandemic

Just 18 months ago, the standard travel insurance policy wouldn’t have covered losses stemming from a pandemic. But nowadays some countries demand exactly that and...

My boyfriend agreed to go part time to look after my teenage kids. I paid him $650 a month. We split up — now he’s crying foul

Dear Quentin, I would like your perspective as to whether my perspective is off. I have been the primary earner in the household. A few...

How to pay for healthcare costs in retirement

As retirement risks go, it’s one of the more impossible to manage and mitigate. For years now, firms in the financial services industry, as well...

Here are the 10 best places in the world to retire

If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret...

Americans are just one Supreme Court decision away from even higher drug prices

The newly configured Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in the Republican lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act, which would affect millions of people...

I’m 52, won’t live past 80 and have $1.6 million. ‘I am tired of both the rat race and workplace politics.’ Should I retire?

I started working when I was 19 and have been saving half of my salary since my mid-20s. Now at 52, I am tired of...

Health care will cost this much in retirement — but probably even more

A 65-year-old couple retiring this year should expect to spend about $295,000 on health care costs alone in retirement — but quite frankly, that estimate...