Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 6:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

What happens when you have to take your required minimum distribution?

Monday, April 23, 2012 12:41 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The Fed is keeping rates low to benefit the wider economy, but there’s another big beneficiary: banks.

Monday, October 03, 2011 4:19 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The other day I saw a Web ad from a major bank urging me to get a great CD rate and protect my retirement by rolling over my IRA into an IRA CD. It got me wondering if a lot of folks are doing just that — liquidating their stock portfolios and placing the proceeds