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What you should know about the new tax law (SECURE Act)

January 16, 2020 BY

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law The SECURE Act. The bill is designed to ease the looming retirement savings crisis by creating additional incentives to save for retirement. As with most legislation, the SECURE act comes chock full of niche provisions that will affect relatively few people. That being said, it does have a few more broad-sweeping ones that will almost certainly impact … Read more

Medicare and Travel Health Insurance

January 2, 2020 BY

This Brief explores the many considerations of traveling abroad as a Medicare recipient. Does Medicare provide any benefits for extended international travel? What if you need emergency surgery or prescription medication? These are some of the questions I answer in our latest Brief: Medicare and Traveling — Do You Need Extra Insurance?

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Retiree Healthcare Expenses (Part 2: Understanding Medicare)

December 9, 2019 BY

This post is the second of a three-part series on retiree healthcare expenses.

Part 1: Drivers of Retiree Healthcare Expenses
Part 2: Understanding Medicare
Part 3: Factoring in Long-term Care

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at the impact of health status, income, insurance coverage, and location on a retiree’s healthcare expenses. In this post we are going to take a deeper dive into … Read more

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Artemis Market Outlook & Strategy – Q3 2019

October 30, 2019 BY

In this report, we discuss how asset allocation affects portfolio durability in retirement when most investors are taking regular distributions. We update a study that was conducted almost a decade ago that found more diversified portfolios are superior to more conventional retirement portfolios, both from a risk and return perspective. … Read more

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Should You Buy An Annuity For Retirement Income?

October 16, 2019 BY

Annuities are an important source of retirement income for many retirees. But when does it make sense to purchase an annuity? Read our latest Brief to learn all about the pros and cons of annuities and whether you should consider buying one. … Read more