Sept. 23, 2019


Lots of retirees want to have their home mortgage paid off before they leave their jobs. But is it a good idea? We looked at the pros and cons of paying off a mortgage.

We also looked at whether retirees always have to file a federal tax return and how long you need to be married to be eligible for Social Security survivor benefits. And can a nursing home take a spouse’s IRA before a patient qualifies for Medicaid? We’ve got what you need to know.

See all that and more in this week’s eNewsletter.