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How To Contact IRS Customer Service

Nobody looks forward to contacting the IRS, but sometimes it’s the best option for solving a tax problem. Whenever you choose to call, using the phone number that takes you to the department you need is almost certain to save you time. Click to keep reading.

7 Common Medicare Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Quality, affordable health care is crucial to aging well, and Medicare makes it possible for millions of older adults in the U.S. However, the system can be confusing and it’s easy to make mistakes. To help you get started, here are seven common Medicare miscues and how you can avoid them. Click to keep reading.

How to Help Your Loved Ones with Medicare Open Enrollment

Health care coverage can be confusing even at the best of times. And when Medicare’s annual open enrollment period rolls around, trying to make smart plan choices for medical and prescription drug coverage can feel like an overwhelming task. Whether you’re already giving your loved ones a hand with the Medicare open enrollment process or just getting started, here are five ways you can make it less burdensome and more successful for the people you care about. Click to keep reading.

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