Category Archives: Retirement & Finances

If You Are Having Trouble with the Economy, Check Out BMG Money

If You Are Having Trouble with the Economy, Check Out BMG Money The dedicated staff at OurSeniors.Net understands the stress that many people in our senior and retiree communities are experiencing due to the current economy. The difficulties people face paying expected and unexpected bills can put a strain on people and affect them emotionally, […]

How BMG Helps Seniors and Retirees Get the Financial Help They Need

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  Financial planning is complicated at any age. Most people are not financial professionals that know the ins and outs of creating stable strategies that will allow them to enjoy the fruits of their hard work into their golden years. With OurSeniors.net we establish a great partnership with a not-for-profit organization that recognizes our dedication […]

There are more Medicare Enrollment Periods than you might think

Medicare’s Enrollment Periods Unlike the health insurance you may have had before turning 65, Medicare has multiple “enrollment periods.” Each of these windows is designed for people in a specific situation. You may be new to Medicare, changing residences or trying out an Advantage plan to see how you like it. There is likely to […]

What Does Medicare Part B NOT Cover?

Medicare has opened its Open Enrollment Period and will take place through December 7. Every year at this time, it is wise to reevaluate your Medicare coverage, making certain that it still suits your needs. Those needs can change, and insurance coverage should change with them. Many seniors reach Medicare age having few health problems, […]

These are all the things the DOEA does for seniors

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The state of Florida recognizes the critical importance of its senior citizens. In fact, Florida’s government has a department dedicated exclusively to providing information, assistance and services to seniors. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) is a hidden gem, full of good stuff for seniors and their families. Programs range from a senior legal […]

What to know about taxes and stimulus checks

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Some seniors are confused about their status regarding “stimulus checks,” the government payments designed to help people through the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is not surprising, as there have been a total of three rounds of payments, authorized by two separate acts of Congress. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act […]

Should Seniors File a Tax Return, Even If It Isn’t Required?

Filing a tax return can be an irritating and time-consuming task. Given that, why should anyone (especially seniors) file a return when they are not legally required to do so? There may be several good reasons. No one who does not have taxable income is legally required to file a tax return. From the tax […]

Making Wise Choices In Medicare Options

| Written by Dan Mangus | Trying to decide the best coverage option to complement Medicare can be difficult. Medicare can be delivered to you in two primary forms. One is Medicare Part C, also known as Medicare Advantage. Medicare Advantage plans are offered by Medicare-approved private companies that must follow the rules set by […]

Bad at budgeting? These tips might help

Like all responsible adults, seniors should manage their finances with a budget. It is important for everyone to know just where they stand, how much they owe and what they can afford to spend. If anything, this is more important for seniors than it is for younger people. The National Council on Aging reports that […]

These are the 5-Star Medicare Advantage Plans for 2021 in Florida

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If you are a Medicare patient, you have undoubtedly noticed a recent torrent of ads from Medicare insurance providers. This is an annual event, coinciding with Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, which runs from October 15 to December 7 of each year. During this period, seniors can easily sign up for a new plan, switch plans […]