Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:54 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A new report by the Government Accounting Office urges Congress and the IRS to crack down on over-sized IRAs.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:50 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Social Security is looking at schemes to make you wait past 62 to claim. Do you think any of these ideas would work?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Some union pensions are running out of money and fixing the problem isn’t easy.

Monday, November 17, 2014 5:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Don’t borrow from your 401(k). Your company stock purchase plan makes a much better emergency fund.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 2:30 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Insurers adapt long-term care insurance to rising prices and a changing market.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 2:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you’re older than 70 1/2, the IRS demands that you pull some money from your tax-deferred savings accounts and give Uncle Sam his share.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2:11 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Lots of people dislike annuities, but research suggests they just don’t understand them.

Monday, November 10, 2014 3:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Taking to the road as full-time RVers is a way of life for some retirees.

Thursday, November 06, 2014 2:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you’re retired and struggling to pay student loans, here are some options.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 1:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Don’t miss Uncle Sam’s reward for taxpayers who save for retirement.

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