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Don’t let these 3 big misconceptions about Medicare ruin your retirement

Most Medicare beneficiaries in a recent survey shared several misconceptions related to enrollment and cost-sharing — which could result in costly mistakes.

Health and financial well-being are closely intertwined. People with financial instability often develop significant health issues, and likewise, significant health issues can create financial instability. The ability to maintain good health is part luck and part making healthy choices. A well-functioning health-care system is also vital.

How much your Social Security check will be if you make $60,000 per year

Saving enough money for retirement can be tough. Luckily, you should have some help from Social Security. Here’s how much you can expect if you earn $60,000 per year.

A basic understanding of what is required to maintain good health goes a long way towards improving your chances of financial security. CNBC Financial Advisor council member Dr. Carolyn McClanahan — who is founder and director of financial planning at Life Planning Partners, a member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the Financial Planning Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians — shares questions to help you understand how common health issues and health-care policy can affect finances.

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Laid off again? You can restart unemployment benefits

Workers who were brought back after initial layoffs due to the coronavirus pandemic are being let go from jobs again. It is possible for those workers to restart unemployment insurance benefits.