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From October 15th to December 7th, 42 million seniors will have the opportunity to make a choice on their Medicare Part D prescription plan that might save them hundreds and perhaps thousands of dollars.
However, 90% of those eligible will fail to take advantage and benefit from the savings, leaving billions on the table, which only benefits the insurance and pharmaceutical companies!
Losing muscle over time is one of the visible signs of ageing but there may be other signs of getting older that are not as obvious. Your brain's cognitive reserve also diminishes over time .... BUT initially there may be no visible signs of a slowing memory or memory loss.
Your brain's ability to withstand neurological damage due to aging and other factors lessens throughout the years, which can make it more difficult to perform mental tasks. But just like working out with weights to help retain more muscle in your later years, researchers now believe that following a brain-healthy lifestyle and performing regular, targeted brain exercises can also increase your brain's ability to function.
If you are approaching retirement and think your Social Security benefit always comes tax-free, you're mistaken. Today, 56% of Americans pay taxes on their Social Security benefit—up from 10% of Social Security recipients in 1984 when the federal government first began taxing the Social Security benefit.
These taxes can really take a bite out of your enjoyment of retirement, so it's important to learn now how Social Security income is taxed and explore ways to help reduce that tax burden.
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