Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 24, 2015 3:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Researchers find that workers are saving about the same amount in their 401(k) plans as they might have acquired from an old-fashioned pension, but there are drawbacks.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 3:12 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Chances are if you inherited money, you spent it on something that didn’t turn into long-term wealth.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:31 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirement savings are inadequate. Social Security is shrinking. Will most of us work until we drop?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:19 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Fixing 401(k)s, making working longer easier, and paying more Social Security taxes are three of the key changes outlined in a new book on the subject of retirement.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:09 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Reverse mortgages are getting more respect now that retirees really need the money.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:24 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Smart strategies for retirement savings will make a bigger difference than nickel and diming your spending in retirement.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 4:51 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Medicaid might pay your nursing home costs, but is that what you want?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:59 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Social Security won’t be enough to support most people in retirement. Should the government require employers to help everyone save?

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 3:21 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Research suggests delaying Social Security is insurance against outliving your money.

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:48 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Older workers who lose their jobs don’t search long for another.

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