Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:15 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A new survey found that income investors expect more in the way of returns from their portfolio.

Monday, January 21, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A sustained bull market is one way to build wealth.

Monday, November 26, 2012 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

If you think fixed income is a safe investment, you could be in for a shock.

Friday, November 02, 2012 4:22 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

In the land of negative real returns, zero is king.

Monday, October 15, 2012 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Fixed-income investors are taking on more risk than they think.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 2:53 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If your employer offers you a cash balance retirement savings plan, snap it up. It can provide valuable retirement planning stability as well as portability. Cash balance retirement plans are a hybrid mix of old-fashioned pension plans and 401(k)s. Kevin Wagner, senior retirement specialist in the Atlanta office of consultancy Towers Watson, says most companies