We are back after a extended break. Hopefully you enjoyed your Thanksgiving celebration.
I suppose you might say the biggest news is something that has just ended…that is the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period which closed on Saturday December 7. Of course that affects enrollment concerning Medicare Advantage Part C plans and Part D, the Medicare prescription drug plans for 2014. Remember this does not affect Medicare Supplement plans or Medigap or Original Medicare parts A and A. If you have questions you can email us or check on the Medicare.gov website.
In other news there has been a lot written on how well off we are financially at retirement. a financial industry study asserts that we’re doing a lot better than we think Quote“Americans’ retirement well-being has improved over time,” Another report from Fidelity reports Baby Boomers (born 1946-1964): are on track to reach 81 percent of their goals, It says While Baby Boomers entering retirement over the next five-to-10 years are in fairly good shape to completely cover at least essential expenses, this generation has less time to take actions that to completely cover total estimated expenses. Your can read It on the bloomer boomer website,
the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML ) reports Baby boomers are ending their marriages at record rates, according to new data. There is even a term for it. Gray Divorce on the rise. 1,600 members of AAML were surveyed and it found that among the respondents, 61 percent said they have seen an increase in divorce cases among the over-50 set, with 22 percent reporting that wives initiate the splits most often. Earlier this week we interviewed Mark Baer Esq., prominent family-law attorney and mediation expert on the topic.Mar
You can hear the full podcast…divorce wisdom: From a lawyer who has worked the trenches.
Finally there is some really big news here at bloomerboomer.com. We have just partnered up with one the the largest cloud-based marketing and public relations and consulting services to expand the BloomerBoomer brand. Vocus Marketing Cloud will assist Bloomer Boomer in growing our unique visitor statistics to the website and measure and improve marketing effectiveness. Over the next year, we encourage you to be part of our growth as the go to source for news, information, ideas and tips for everyone living life over 55. We’ll keep you up to date on the progress.That’s all for this week. Have a great week everybody.
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