Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: What Medicare Part A’s belly-up date means for you. In other news: A new episode of the Smart Money podcast on investing for your dream life, what the Inflation Reduction Act means for your Medicare coverage, and what small businesses should do now to prep for a recession.

What Medicare Part A’s Belly-Up Date Means for You
Shifting services, revamping drug coverage and cutting payments to providers are all strategies that could slow Medicare Part A insolvency.

Smart Money Podcast: Investing for Your Dream Life
This week we’re running an episode from our financial dream series.

What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Your Medicare Coverage
The act would implement cost-cutting measures for prescription drugs and cap out-of-pocket spending with Medicare Part D.

4 Things Small Businesses Should Do Now to Prep for a Recession
Speculation about a looming recession is putting pressure on many small-business owners to protect themselves against a downturn.