The Cautious Consumer Guy: The 50% Off Game

Which of these is the better deal? “Buy one, get one 50% off” or “25% off if you buy two”?

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Free Tax Prep Available in County

The York County AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program is again offering free tax service for York County taxpayers, especially adults 50 and older with low or moderate income, during the 2023 tax season. 

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Savvy Senior: How to Save on Prescription Drug Costs

Dear Savvy Senior,

I take several medications for multiple health conditions and the prices keep going up, even with my Medicare prescription drug insurance. Can you recommend any tips that can help cut my costs?

– Tapped-Out Tina

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Social Security Announces 3.2% Benefit Increase for 2024

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 71 million Americans will increase 3.2% in 2024, the Social Security Administration announced recently.

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Savvy Senior: Misleading Medicare Advantage Ads: What to Look Out For

Dear Savvy Senior,

I’m currently enrolled in original Medicare but have been thinking about switching to a Medicare Advantage plan during the open enrollment period. Many of the Medicare Advantage ads I’ve seen offer lots of extra benefits beyond what traditional Medicare offers and no monthly premiums. What are your thoughts?

– Considering a Switch

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Tax-Prep Volunteers Needed for 2024 Season

The AARP Tax-Aide Foundation Program is expanding its team of volunteers in York County for the upcoming tax season.

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Buying a Cemetery Site

When you buy a cemetery plot, the cost is not the only consideration. The location of the cemetery and whether it meets the requirements of your family’s religion are important, as well.

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Savvy Senior: How Medicare Covers Alzheimer’s Disease

Dear Savvy Senior,

What exactly does Medicare cover when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease? My husband was recently diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s, and we would like to find out what’s covered and what isn’t.

– Planning Ahead

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The Cautious Consumer Guy: Pharmaceutically Flummoxed? A Money-Saving Question

There is one question every consumer should ask the pharmacy when making the initial purchase of a new prescription. But we tend not to ask questions. We just slap down our cards and wait for a computer to tell the pharmacy how much money to collect from us.

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