Archive for Retirement

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    We Solve Long Term Care Problems   By Jamie Long Chief Patient Advocate GolderCare Solutions THREE FUNDAMENTAL TRUTHS ABOUT LONG-TERM CARE PLANNING Too Many People Are Surprised By #2 and #3 Principle #1: The earlier you begin your planning, the better. The earlier you begin plann...

  • 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 PROTECTING YOURSELF FROM QR CODE FRAUD Quick Response codes, better known as QR codes, are a very popular way to get information. QR codes are scannable barcodes that will direct you to a website. However, scammers ...

  • Reminder: Another Hidden Tax We Almost Forgot About Reminder: Another Hidden Tax We Almost Forgot About

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor Today I want to remind all Medicare persons about a kind of a hidden tax that still exists and we forget about. Last month was April – April is income tax month. We know April because if you have not done so yet...

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

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office HOW YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF FROM IDENTITY THIEVES Identity theft is when someone uses your personal information to impersonate you or steal from you. Learning more about identity theft can help you keep your persona...

  • Your Advocacy Connection Your Advocacy Connection

    We Solve Long Term Care Problems A Patient Advocate’s Pet Peeve By Jamie Long Chief Patient Advocate GolderCare Solutions GolderCare has been doing Patient Advocacy for 16 years now. Before that, I started the first Elder Law practice in this region of the country.  In 2008, after we ha...

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

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office HOW TO SPOT AN IMPOSTER SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT Want to learn how to spot fake Social Security social media accounts? The tips below will help you protect yourself and your family.     How fraudsters create imposter ...

  • Social Security and OIG Held 5th Annual National Slam the Scam Day Social Security and OIG Held 5th Annual National Slam the Scam Day

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor The following article appeared in a recent press release by Mark Hinkle, Social Security Press Officer. Considering its appropriateness, I thought it worth republishing here: The Social Security Administration an...

  • 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 SOCIAL SECURITY’S TOP 5 SCAM AWARENESS ARTICLES Did you join us for Slam the Scam Day in March? If so, you know how important it is to raise awareness about government imposter scams. That’s why we want you to hav...