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Old 07-24-2013, 02:45 AM   #1
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How to Budget for Health Costs in Retirement

A few recent posts have asked about budgeting for HC costs in retirement. This recent article may help.

"It's fun to imagine a retirement filled with travel and leisure, and your retirement years could very well start out that way. But later on in retirement, there's an increasing possibility that you will need a significant amount of health care services. You will also need to find a way to pay for them.
Medicare provides near universal health insurance coverage to people age 65 and older, but retirees still face often significant out-of-pocket costs. Here's how to budget for likely health care expenses in retirement...'

How to Budget for Health Costs in Retirement - US News and World Report

Very conservative with investments. Not ER'd yet, 48 years old. Please do not take anything I write or imply as legal, financial or medical advice directed to you. Contact your own financial advisor, healthcare provider, or attorney for financial, medical and legal advice.
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:12 AM   #2
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Always a timely topic on any retirement forum. I'm constantly amazed at the number of folks approaching 65 who mistakenly think Medicare will cover ALL their HC expenses This sadly mistaken view is still so prevalent that even AARP uses it in some of their advertising for MC supplement plans.
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