Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 6:38 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Housing remains a weak spot in the economy, and the numbers this week prove that the recovery is still choppy.

Friday, July 08, 2011 3:43 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

If your vision of retirement communities is a few dozen prefab homes scattered around a shuffleboard court, you haven’t been keeping up with the latest trend in homebuilding. These days, retirement communities for those over age 55 have upped the ante significantly, with amenities such as valet parking, dog-walkers and five-star chefs. There are even “lifestyle directors”