Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

It’s better to come to grips with an eventuality by looking at the basics of estate and life planning.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 2:26 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Learn why telling your adult children about your finances and how much they are likely to get when you die is a good idea.

Thursday, June 26, 2014 6:05 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Financial planning for LGBT couples is still complicated by legal issues for many people.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 3:41 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are three ways to make sure your heirs fight after you die.

Sunday, June 16, 2013 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Most people nix the idea of sharing estate planning details with their adult children, but telling the kids some key facts could be important.

Monday, April 29, 2013 4:16 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

With no heirs in sight, the fortune of a real estate mogul in New York may go to the state.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 4:24 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Taking care of these retirement and estate-planning details is a gift that someday will make your family very grateful.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 8:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

Happy May Day! A new month brings new sales, and no one knows bargains quite like Bankrate does.

Monday, April 30, 2012 4:57 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Are “death puts” a way to get long-term CD rates without locking heirs in?

Monday, April 30, 2012 4:31 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Is your estate plan ready for the 21st century? Does it consider your parents, your dog and your online business?

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