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┬áretirement 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,┬áretirement 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”