Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 3:39 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Calculate what your pension might be if you worked for the government.

Thursday, May 01, 2014 4:02 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Savings rates among younger workers are inching up while older workers are socking money away in a last-minute effort to secure their retirement.

Monday, October 01, 2012 5:02 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Some experts are predicting that old-fashioned, defined benefit pensions will make a comeback, especially if interest rates rise significantly.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 5:01 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Get ready to make a retirement planning decision. If you are eligible for a pension from a former employer that is worth more than $5,000, it is likely that early next year you’ll hear from that former employer offering you a lump-sum, cash-out option. This is one of the tenets of the Pension Protection Act,