Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, August 20, 2015 4:08 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

7 years after the meltdown, most people are still trying to recover, according to this study.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A fiduciary has to put his or her client’s interests first when it comes to providing investment advice. Employers providing 401(k) plans have had a fiduciary responsibility to the plan participants.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:20 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

According to Vanguard, 27% of participants in voluntary enrollment plans contributed below the level required to receive the full employer matching contribution in 2012.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 5:04 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Americans are shoveling more into 401(k)s now than ever before but some people may be keeping too much in equities, Fidelity Investments reported last week.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 3:20 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirement tax planning isn’t just for millionaires.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 3:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Some policy experts say 401(k) matches cost taxpayers more than they are worth and may actually hinder retirement savings.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:05 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

Your compensation package is more than just pay. Do you know the benefits your company offers?

Thursday, June 25, 2015 1:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Employers who offer retirement benefits get a lot of bang for their bucks.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 1:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Do you know your spouse’s income or the size of his or her nest egg? If the answer is no, you’re not alone.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 3:18 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

One retirement plan, one set of rules and limited fees should be enough for retirement savers, says economist John Friedman.

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