Money Minute: Understanding the basics of Medicare

Signing up for Medicare is particularly complicated this year

For the next few weeks, we're going to use our Money Minute to go over Medicare and what all goes into signing up for it. If you're getting ready to sign up yourself, stay tuned!

For those of you who are signing up for Medicare this year, it’s important to know that the sign-up process is complicated, especially this year.

For the next few weeks, we’re going to discuss the elements of Medicare and what you need to know before signing up.

Learn more in the video report above.

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Rod Meloni is an Emmy Award-winning Business Editor on Local 4 News and a Certified Financial Planner™ Professional.