An assiduous researcher, Anika Hedstrom, CFP®, writes on motivational and behavioral aspects of financial planning. Creator of The Purpose Project™, Anika is inspired by leading management thinker Adam Grant and has contributed to USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, and NPR.
Whether you stop working before or after you’re eligible for Medicare, healthcare costs will increase in retirement. Does this mean kissing post-retirement travel plans goodbye? Not at all.
In 2018—for the first time in 36 years—Social Security and Medicare benefits will be paid from program assets rather than from interest earned on those assets. Is this the beginning of the end for Social Security and Medicare?