Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, May 25, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

An investor can buy a put option to protect against downside risk of a stock or stock market index investment declining in value.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

For seniors, your retirement benefits from Social Security are likely to be the best annuity payments you receive.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 3:25 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

An insurance company hopes it might sell more annuities if people realized that these products could help them retire sooner.

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.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:48 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Don’t be distracted by the bells and whistles. The basics are what counts.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 8:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Delayed retirement credits are earned when workers delay receiving benefits after their full retirement age up to age 70.

Monday, April 14, 2014 3:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Outliving your money is a big retirement risk. Here are eight ways to keep enough income flowing.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 3:56 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

One way to ensure that you won’t outlive your money is to put an increasing amount in annuities as you age.

Monday, December 09, 2013 9:22 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Relaxed long-term care regulations could make a big difference for couples relying on Medicaid.

Monday, August 05, 2013 4:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Make disaster recovery part of your retirement planning.

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