Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 5:09 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

New Jersey Gov. Christie, putting his toe in the presidential waters, gave a speech offering 12 ways to put Social Security and Medicare on a sounder financial footing.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:08 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirement adviser Mark Zoril says if you can afford it, don’t feel guilty about helping your grown children.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 3:25 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

An insurance company hopes it might sell more annuities if people realized that these products could help them retire sooner.

Monday, April 13, 2015 3:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Long-term care insurance is pricier than it used to be as the cost of care has skyrocketed, but the industry is searching for a better answer.

Thursday, April 09, 2015 2:59 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Living in a gated community can help protect you from burglary, but it probably won’t stop a crazed attacker.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 3:33 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Cap your spending at conservative percentages because today’s low interest rates make running out of money a real risk.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 3:55 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

When an economist looked at his own benefits, this is what he saw.

Monday, April 06, 2015 3:21 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

When you don’t have a choice, here’s how you can avoid the penalties for taking money early from your retirement accounts.

Thursday, April 02, 2015 3:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

An 84-year-old physician is leading the charge to protect and improve Medicare.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 4:51 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Get out of the way! Grandma is taking over.

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