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What Do I Do When My Medigap Rates Go Up?

After you’ve had a Medigap plan for over a year, you probably started noticing that your premium increase every now and again. You’re experiencing rate increases. It happens to us all, and it’s inevitable. Here's what you can do.

Over 60? How to Use Smartphone Apps to Lose Weight and Track Fitness

Over 60 and have a smartphone? We’ve done a ton of research and have identified 21 awesome apps that range from counting your calories to tracking your weight via your bathroom scale.

Getting Started With MyMedicare.gov: Medicare's Free Online Portal

Want to see how close you are to meeting your deductible? What about preventive services you're eligible to use now? Do you need to see information about a recent claim? Gone are the days when you have to wait 3 months to get Medicare claim information. Now, you can have instant access to all of your Medicare information from your personal MyMedicare.gov online portal.

Is it required to sign up for Medicare at age 65?

You are not required to sign up for Medicare at age 65, but the question is: should you? If you delay enrollment, there are penalties involved, but delaying can be a good thing if you’re not retired by age 65.

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplements: How Do You Choose?

Choosing between Medicare Advantage and Original Medicare with a Medicare Supplement can be a challenge. Which one is better than the other?