Senior Choices

SAVVY SENIOR – Why you should create a “My Social Security Account”

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m 58 years old and working on a plan for my retirement. I’ve read that I need to check my Social Security statement every year to validate its accuracy. How do I go about doing this?  Planning Ahead Dear Planning, Checking your official Social Security statement every year is smart move to …

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SAVVY SENIOR – Top smartphones for tech-shy seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good smartphones for older seniors? I would like to get my 78-year-old mother to upgrade to a smartphone but want something that’s easy for her to see and use. Shopping Around Dear Shopping, There are actually several smartphones I can recommend that will provide your mother a simpler, …

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SAVVY SENIOR – Helping seniors find discounted high-speed internet services

Dear Savvy Senior,Do you know where I can find cheaper high-speed internet services for my home? I’m 70-years old and live strictly on my Social Security and would like to find something faster and less expensive than I currently have. Surfing Susan Dear Susan, There are actually two new resources available today that can help you …

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SAVVY SENIOR – Medicare coverage options for retirees eager to travel

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the best Medicare coverage options for COVID-vaccinated retirees who are eager to travel? My wife and I will both turn 65 over the next few months and would like to know which Medicare plans are best for extensive travelers. Almost 65 Dear Almost, The best Medicare plans for retirees who …

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