Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, July 28, 2014 2:52 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Consider these two ways to leverage your wealth to help your heirs while you’re still around.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 6:30 am
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

Looking for a bonus to saving for college other than a tax advantage? Today is 5/29, or College Savings Day, and states are offering some sweet incentives.

Sunday, February 19, 2012 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

My friend is about to be a first-time grandma, and she’s already saving for the soon-to-arrive boy’s college education — a pleasant retirement planning job. Since we first got to be friends 35 years ago, when she was pregnant with the father of this little fellow, I have a vested interest in making sure she