Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, December 05, 2013 3:04 pm
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Here are two great employee benefits that can stretch your health care dollar.

Friday, November 01, 2013 3:54 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

No more worries about using or losing your medical flexible spending account, or FSA, money. Uncle Sam now allows you to carry over $500 in unused FSA funds each year.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 7:00 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Make the most of your paycheck despite the expiration of the payroll tax holiday.

Monday, December 24, 2012 7:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are some loose ends that anyone planning for retirement should tie up by year’s end.

Tuesday, December 04, 2012 2:21 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

Here is a list of four essential financial tasks you should complete before the end of the year.

Friday, November 16, 2012 3:41 pm
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Take the opportunity to review your company’s benefits during open enrollment.

Thursday, June 07, 2012 3:06 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A House vote today would ease current flexible spending account restrictions. Too bad it’s just symbolic.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 3:51 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Employer-provided benefits that can save workers tax dollars are one of the biggest costs to the U.S. Treasury. But apparently Uncle Sam’s costs could be higher if more employees took advantage of additional workplace offerings. Take flexible spending accounts, or FSAs, for example. These are a great way to stash money before taxes are taken

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 2:16 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

 If you have a medical flexible spending account at work and you didn’t spend all the money in that account by Dec. 31, 2010, you might have a second chance to do so. The flexible spending account, or FSA, is a company-provided benefit. It allows workers to put money into an account before taxes are withheld. Then that pretax

Thursday, January 06, 2011 1:09 pm
By Ben Edwards · Bankrate.com

Did you make any money mistakes this year? Here are five things I did wrong with my finances that you’ll want to avoid in 2011. 1. Gambling with insurance I breathed a sigh of relief when we moved into a new home in 2010. We loved our old house but it was in a 500-year flood plain

Page 1 of 212