Hearts and Hands recently invited Peter Murphy to give a presentation at the Ashram on Medicare and Social Security and it was a fantastic presentation!
Peter will be back some time later in the year, and in the meantime, he sent us his presentation replete with the most important information.
Click here to see: Social Security Presentation
Click here to see: Medicare presentation.
Peter’s contact information:
Retirement & Estate Planning Specialist
50 Oshara Boulevard
Santa Fe, NM 87508
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