The annual Medicare open enrollment period began on October 15th and will end on December 7th. Most Medicare enrollees consider their Medicare coverage choices a one-time decision. However, it is wise to review your coverage options annually to ensure that you are not overpaying and that you are getting the coverage that you need.
As I'm sure you've noticed by now, this has not been a great year for stock and bond markets. Most stock markets are now in what is technically defined as a correction. With all the volatility, negative news stories, and predictions of doom, I thought it would be helpful to look back over the history of market corrections to put this one into perspective.