Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, October 25, 2010 3:46 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here’s a retirement planning rule:  Before you retire, get out of debt, then use your credit cards carefully. A rising number of people over 65 are going bankrupt, with the percentage going steadily upward from 2 percent in 1991 to 4 percent in 2001 to 7 percent in 2007 — before the financial meltdown in