Chuck Weir, 72, flips through a thick manila folder of Medicare paperwork he has collected over the past seven years. Weir signed up for a Medigap plan at age 65. It was the wrong choice, he says. When his premiums spiked, he started evaluating options and eventually became so enthusiastic that he opened a Medicare-centric brokerage from his home.
Chuck Weir, 72, flips through a thick manila folder of Medicare paperwork he has collected over the past seven years. Weir signed up for a Medigap plan at age 65. It was the wrong choice, he says. When his premiums spiked, he started evaluating options and eventually became so enthusiastic that he opened a Medicare-centric brokerage from his home. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Chuck Weir, 72, flips through a thick manila folder of Medicare paperwork he has collected over the past seven years. Weir signed up for a Medigap plan at age 65. It was the wrong choice, he says. When his premiums spiked, he started evaluating options and eventually became so enthusiastic that he opened a Medicare-centric brokerage from his home. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com

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