Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 4:44 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

People don’t like annuities until they prove themselves to be a good deal, recent research says. Here’s one worth considering.

Monday, March 30, 2015 3:00 pm
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

These three steps can help you save just a bit more. And it can add up to a bunch when you’re ready to retire.

Monday, March 02, 2015 1:58 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Devising a retirement plan and writing it down can make you feel lots more secure

Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

President Obama announced in late February that a Department of Labor rule requiring investment professionals to adhere to a fiduciary standard when advising retirement plan participants is being submitted for review by the Office of Management and Budget.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 1:17 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could have broad implications for employees whose employers ignore high fees.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 3:52 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirement expert critiques Obama’s retirement-related 2016 budget proposals.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Read the fine print when you work with your investment professional. While they tend to be knowledgeable about taxes, there’s a disclaimer somewhere that they aren’t providing you tax advice.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 2:30 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Sen. Tom Harkins’ proposal for a national savings plan got an A-, the best score, and so did the New Brunswick, Canada, plan for public employees.

Wednesday, January 07, 2015 10:15 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here’s how to avoid being a retirement savings doofus.

Friday, December 26, 2014 11:23 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Resolve to manage your retirement planning better in 2015.

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