Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, March 02, 2012 6:00 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

Employers who offer traditional pension plans worry about risk. In fact, they ranked 18 risks in order of importance in the MetLife U.S. Pension Risk Behavior Index released this week. The top three risks were underfunding of liabilities, asset and liability mismatch, and asset allocation. According to the study, employers “no longer believe they can

Friday, January 06, 2012 5:19 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

As you prepare for retirement, are you more concerned about money — how to convert your savings into a lifelong income stream — than about the radical change of lifestyle you will experience when you quit your job for good? Apparently, many retirees are having difficulty coping. The January issue of Investment Advisor reveals a