Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:27 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Stay healthy and save as much as 20 percent on your cost of living in retirement.

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.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 3:05 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Obamacare is all the rage, but high-deductible health plans and HSAs are still around.

Monday, May 13, 2013 4:50 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Shop around to discover your options for buying insurance before you’re eligible for Medicare.

Friday, April 12, 2013 12:26 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Your 2012 tax return isn’t the only thing due by April 15. You also have to deal with your IRA, HSA, estimated taxes and possibly a 2009 unclaimed refund by that date.

Tags: HSA, IRA, Roth IRA
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.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 4:02 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Paying health care costs in retirement promises to be daunting, according to calculations by Fidelity Investments.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 2:13 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Health savings account can be a retirement planning boon. If you don’t have health insurance at work and you’re not old enough to qualify for Medicare, take a look at high-deductible health insurance plans that include a health savings account. Generally, the premiums on these are as modest as health insurance premiums get for people