6 Special Health Insurance Plans for Retirees

By Justin D. Smith, CFA

Health insurance is expensive and complicated, but it is very important to your health and finances. Most people rely on employer-provided insurance until they qualify for government benefits, particularly Medicare, at age 65.

Justin D. Smith

This creates a problem for people in their 50s and 60s who are leaving traditional jobs. Whether they’ve lost their job, are retiring early, or are just starting out, finding health insurance now falls on their shoulders.