Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, January 28, 2016 3:26 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Congress and the president are both looking for ways to encourage retirement savings. Here are their suggestions and some others.

Monday, January 25, 2016 3:20 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

If you’re 50 or older, catch-up contributions can help get your retirement savings back on track and correct the financial mistake of not contributing earlier in your career.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 1:09 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A relatively new way to hold down RMDs is to invest part of the account in a QLAC.

Monday, October 12, 2015 3:06 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Making it easier to save for retirement — especially for employees of small firms — is a growing business.

Monday, September 28, 2015 4:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Millennials need to stop talking and start saving if they want to retire, researchers say.

Friday, September 11, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

People aren’t saving enough for retirement. Are state-based retirement plans an answer, with the requirement that employees have to opt out to not participate?

Thursday, September 10, 2015 4:41 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

As the Department of Labor pulls closer to locking in a rule establishing a fiduciary standard for advisers to retirement accounts, the horns are coming out.

Monday, August 24, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The Investor Adviser Act of 1940 turned 75 on Saturday. The act protects investors by regulating investment advisers.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A fiduciary has to put his or her client’s interests first when it comes to providing investment advice. Employers providing 401(k) plans have had a fiduciary responsibility to the plan participants.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 1:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Employers who offer retirement benefits get a lot of bang for their bucks.

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