CHAPTER19

Fixed Incomes

In This Chapter

  • Medicare’s limitations for families
  • Financial assistance programs for veterans
  • How to get more of your health-care costs covered
  • Strategies to save money at home

Everyone is subject to the realities of life. Unemployment rates rise and fall, and job loss can strike at any time. Although money cannot buy happiness, it may very well buy some of life’s essentials like food, shelter, and health care. We may not always be able to control our lot in life, but we can learn to make the most of what we have. This chapter outlines resources to help you cope with financial hardships.

Family Considerations

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