Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:54 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A new report by the Government Accounting Office urges Congress and the IRS to crack down on over-sized IRAs.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Some union pensions are running out of money and fixing the problem isn’t easy.

Thursday, November 06, 2014 2:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you’re retired and struggling to pay student loans, here are some options.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:23 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

More seniors are on the hook for student loan debt, and their Social Security checks are being garnished to pay it off.

Monday, August 11, 2014 5:30 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Add the CFPB to the list of agencies warning consumers about the perils of cryptocurrencies.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2:02 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Pension advances are high-interest loans that can destroy retirement security and leave a borrower in much worse shape than before.

Sunday, June 01, 2014 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you retire before you’re eligible for Medicare, you may end up spending most of your Social Security check on health insurance.

Friday, April 26, 2013 7:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A GAO report finds that some ATM fees increased from 2007 to 2012.