Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 12:24 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Pushing your 30-something kids to save for retirement isn’t a duty, but it is a favor to them and and your grandchildren.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:05 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A shortage of skilled workers means that retiring baby boomers are likely to come back.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 5:08 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The Great Recession hit Gen Y hard, but those who saved despite hard times are starting to see the value of their financial wisdom.

Friday, August 10, 2012 12:59 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

This week, Fidelity Investments released a study of 401(k)s based on accounts managed by the mutual fund giant. One interesting finding reported that Gen Y, the generation born between 1979 and 1991, really likes target-date retirement funds. More than half, 51 percent, of 401(k) participants in that age group invest 100 percent of their retirement

Saturday, February 18, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A sizable number of bank customers are “double-dipping” when it comes to paper and electronic account statements. Nearly 30 to 40 percent of bank customers who get electronic statements online also continue to receive paper duplicates by U.S. mail as well, according to a new study by Javelin Strategy & Research, released by NACHA –