Senior Choices

Little known property-tax relief programs help seniors save

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently learned about a property-tax relief program for seniors in the county where I live. Apparently, there are hundreds of these programs across the country that many retirees, like me, are eligible for but don’t know about. What can you tell me about this? Overtaxed Eddie Dear Eddie, Great question! Residential …

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SAVVY SENIOR – How leg pains could be an early sign of heart attack or stroke

Dear Savvy Senior, I started a walking program a few months ago to help me lose weight but I’ve been having problems with my legs and hips hurting during my walk, although they feel better once I stop. I thought it was just because I’m getting old, but my neighbor was telling me about a …

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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 …

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SAVVY SENIOR – What you’ll pay for Medicare in 2023 

Dear Savvy Senior,  I’ve read that retirees will be getting a nice cost-of-living increase in our Social Security benefits next year but what about Medicare? What will our Medicare Part B monthly premiums and other Medicare costs be in 2023?  Planning Ahead Dear Planning, From an entitlement program standpoint, 2023 is going to be a …

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