Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:17 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The U.S. fell to No. 13 among 25 nations that have retirement plans. Here are five suggestions for putting our system back in the top half.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 12:24 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Pushing your 30-something kids to save for retirement isn’t a duty, but it is a favor to them and and your grandchildren.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:30 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Do you take advantage of tax-favored retirement savings accounts? Congress is looking at ways to make IRAs and 401(k) plans more appealing.

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.

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.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:34 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A new study shows a correlation between people who take preventive health-care steps and those who save for retirement.

Monday, August 25, 2014 3:10 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

401(k) participants who work with an adviser save more for retirement, a new study finds.

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:05 am
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

Looking for another way to solidify your retirement? Consider the health savings account.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:31 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The Treasury Department recently gave the green light for investors to purchase a longevity annuity within a 401(k) plan without worrying about RMDs.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 4:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you’re 20 or 25 years from hanging up your work boots, the biggest challenge is knuckling down to a savings routine.

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