Hybrid insurance policies gaining steamInsurance

Hybrid insurance policies gaining steam

By Eleanor Laise Consumers who are skeptical of traditional long-term-care insurance are snapping up “hybrid” policies combining life insurance with…

Guide to Medicare open enrollment for 2017Insurance

Guide to Medicare open enrollment for 2017

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger Retirement Report Get ready to be bombarded with mailings and TV ads for Medicare plans. Open…

Annuities that pay off for the sickAging

Annuities that pay off for the sick

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger Retirement Report The vast majority of seniors don’t have long-term-care insurance. For all but the wealthiest,…

How to get insurance if you can’t workAging

How to get insurance if you can’t work

By Christopher J. Gearon, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report As you approach your final 10 or so years of work, did you…

How to Save in Both an HSA and an FSAInsurance

How to Save in Both an HSA and an FSA

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Q: I signed up for a high-deductible insurance policy at my new job, but…

Medicare rules for home health careInsurance

Medicare rules for home health care

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report Medicare home health coverage can be a crucial benefit for seniors who have just…

5 smart ways to cut health care costs in retirementAging

5 smart ways to cut health care costs in retirement

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger Personal Finance Q: I’m about to sign up for Medicare, and I know there are gaps…

Financial planning for special-needs childrenInsurance

Financial planning for special-needs children

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger Personal Finance Jessica and Nathan Pugh’s 5-year-old son, Lachlan, has a rare brain malformation that affects…

What you should know about Medigap pricingAging

What you should know about Medigap pricing

By Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger Retirement Report Q: I turned 65 a few years ago while living in Florida. My wife…

Fight back when drugs are deniedAccess to Care

Fight back when drugs are denied

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report You make a routine trip to the pharmacy to fill a prescription. But the…