Archive for Retirement

  • Medicare Advantage Plans Save Seniors Nearly $2,000 Annually Compared to Full Fee for Service Medicare Medicare Advantage Plans Save Seniors Nearly $2,000 Annually Compared to Full Fee for Service Medicare

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor   Better Medicare Advantage Alliance, the nation’s leading research and advocacy organization supporting Medicare Advantage, unveiled a new analysis conducted by ATI Advisory funding that Medicare Advantag...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island, Illinois Social Security Office ONLINE SERVICES AND TELEPHONE REMAIN MOST CONVENIENT WAYS TO CONTACT AGENCY "I am pleased to announce that local Social Security offices will restore in-person services, including for people without an appoi...

  • What Happens if Your Retirement Income Takes a HIT? What Happens if Your Retirement Income Takes a HIT?

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor So, your retirement is finally on the horizon, and you’re getting ready to turn your retirement savings into an income stream that can help pay for your housing and food costs, health care, and other expenses li...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY  | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office CELEBRATING A DECADE OF MY SOCIAL SECURITY Can you believe it’s been 10 years since we launched my Social Security? Since then, 67 million people have signed up and benefited firsthand from the many secure and conv...

  • Older Workers Proving to be Beneficial to Employers Older Workers Proving to be Beneficial to Employers

    By Mike Mathews Milestones Area Agency on Aging For some, retirement can’t come soon enough. Many workers count the days until they can punch out one last time and exit the workforce for good. However, this is not the case for all. For many, work provides enjoyment, purpose and financial stabili...

  • Are We in a Bear Market? Are We in a Bear Market?

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor We are hearing every day the stock market is crashing and retirees are losing substantially. The coronavirus is continuing the blame causing major fear in the financial markets with the “Bear Market” upon us...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office YOU AND YOUR FAMILY MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR INCREASED BENEFITS We know your circumstances may change after you apply — or become eligible — for benefits. If you, or a family member, receive Social Security or Supplemen...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office BEFORE YOU APPLY FOR RETIREMENT BENEFITS: WHAT TO KNOW Are you thinking about retiring and applying for Social Security retirement benefits? Our online tools can make your planning easier. Visit www.ssa.gov/mya...