Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:03 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The House of Representatives harms investors by passing a bill that purports to protect them.

Friday, June 21, 2013 1:10 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A bill came out that purports to protect investors but actually does just the opposite.

Thursday, September 27, 2012 5:09 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you got a 401(k) fee disclosure report and you haven’t read it, the Department of Labor says “shame on you.”

Thursday, September 13, 2012 5:05 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The Department of Labor offers some help understanding its new 401(k) fee disclosures.

Thursday, September 06, 2012 5:18 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

By now you should have received the new report on your 401(k) required by the U.S. Department of Labor

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 5:03 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Beginning in April, the Department of Labor is mandating that 401(k) plan sponsors disclose all fees and expenses associated with 401(k)s in an understandable, uniform way. The industry is scrambling to meet these requirements. When this regulation┬átakes affect, 401(k) account holders should be able to see clearly what they’re paying in the direct and indirect

Thursday, October 14, 2010 3:52 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If your retirement planning includes saving in a 401(k) or other company-sponsored plan, here’s some important news that should, in the long run, make it much easier to save enough money to retire. The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that beginning Jan. 1, 2012, companies providing 401(k) accounts must also provide information about fees