Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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, November 25, 2013 3:45 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Putting stock in Social Security would go a long way in strengthening returns.

Monday, October 08, 2012 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Where would you draw the line on income when it comes to receiving unemployment benefits?

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 8:00 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Happy Hump Day! Today on Bankrate.com, find out how to receive benefits as a part-timer.

Sunday, June 17, 2012 6:30 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

There’s a valuable, inflation-protected annuity awaiting you in retirement that can increase your wealth during the golden years.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 9:41 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A majority of rich Americans in a new survey support raising the age at which people are eligible for Social Security. Of the 1,000 individuals in the Bank of America survey, 58 percent say they don’t expect to tap into their Social Security benefits until after their normal retirement age of 66 because they plan

Friday, November 11, 2011 11:00 am
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

Got a question or complaint about your workplace retirement plan (or, for that matter, your health plan)? Now you can go to a new consumer assistance Web page, compliments of the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration, or EBSA, and get a reply within three days. Hopefully, it won’t be an automated response like,