Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 24, 2015 3:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Researchers find that workers are saving about the same amount in their 401(k) plans as they might have acquired from an old-fashioned pension, but there are drawbacks.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:19 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Fixing 401(k)s, making working longer easier, and paying more Social Security taxes are three of the key changes outlined in a new book on the subject of retirement.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 4:41 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Talking about Social Security’s “full retirement age” confuses people and encourages bad decisions.

Wednesday, June 05, 2013 5:40 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If your payroll taxes were raised, would you even notice?

Sunday, September 30, 2012 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Solve the public pension dilemma by equalizing public and private pensions so taxpayers don’t have pension envy.