Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, December 22, 2014 2:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A recent study shows that boomers intend to work longer and they want to do it on their own terms, but many employers aren’t yet on the same wave length.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:19 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Congress passed a law to save multiemployer pensions but some experts say it threatens all pensions.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 1:04 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Smart giving will maximize the value of the money you spend on your grandchildren.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:02 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

At 58, Colo, the lowland gorilla, has won the longevity prize. Here’s what humans can learn from her experience.

Monday, December 15, 2014 4:38 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Having money, friends and a good relationship with your significant other make the difference.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 3:18 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The cost of financing military pensions could eclipse the cost of paying current personnel, a military financial expert points out. So how do we fix that?

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 2:01 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Think your Social Security benefit is wrong? Gather proof, contact the agency and ask for a second opinion.

Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:11 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Losing your ability to drive can upend your retirement, so it’s good to have a transportation plan in place.

Monday, December 08, 2014 3:29 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Saving for your own retirement should trump other financial needs, including saving money to help a disabled child.

Friday, December 05, 2014 11:52 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The older we get, the more likely we are to develop a physical or mental impairment. It behooves us to plan ahead.

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