Retirement Blog

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 2:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

It looks like the 2015 COLA will be about 1.7 percent — bad news for Social Security recipients hoping for more.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:09 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Reverse mortgages are getting more respect now that retirees really need the money.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014 3:45 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

On average, Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plan prices aren’t going up much this year. Make sure yours doesn’t buck the trend.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 3:05 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

SIMPLE retirement plans are often overlooked, but there are good reasons to consider them if you are self-employed or have a small business.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:10 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Data from the Federal Reserve show that seniors are falling behind financially. They have Fed policy to thank for that.

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Monday, September 22, 2014 12:24 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are five financial steps you need to take to get ready to be a caregiver.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:49 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Former Sha-Na-Na frontman Jon “Bowzer” Bauman is defending Medicare and Social Security.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 2:29 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Vanguard founder John Bogle told Congress this week that 401(k)s need to improve if they are to be our main source of retirement savings.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:24 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Smart strategies for retirement savings will make a bigger difference than nickel and diming your spending in retirement.

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Monday, September 15, 2014 3:16 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirees rank health as the No. 1 ingredient for a happy retirement.

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