Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, August 17, 2015 5:16 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Bankrate periodically publishes the 10 best and worst places to retire, as do other publications. Who comes out on top or the bottom depends largely on the factors used and weights assigned to those factors.

Monday, May 18, 2015 12:14 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Now’s the time to figure out a plan to avoid being old, alone and vulnerable.

Friday, March 13, 2015 10:39 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A study reported that 53.5 percent of senior tasks got done by outsourcing, 9.7 percent got done using tools and technologies (think Roomba) and 7 percent left the task undone.

Saturday, February 21, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The decision about where to retire can come up more than once. There’s even a term for it. It’s called the two-step retirement.

Monday, December 08, 2014 1:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Making some changes in how and where you live in retirement will influence how long your money will last.

Monday, November 03, 2014 4:02 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A new survey finds most baby boomers plan to stay in their current homes after they retire. But is it practical?

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 4:53 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Spending money on your home to make it easier to age in place could be a good retirement investment.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 5:07 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Thinking creatively can make retirement more comfortable and less costly.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 5:30 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Your home can be a major asset in retirement. Here are six things to do to make sure it’s up to the challenge.