Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 2:45 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Raising minimum wage to boost Social Security could be sensible, but it’s not simple.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 11:52 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A new report may have hurt the White House’s case for a higher minimum wage, though it’s providing fuel to both sides.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

In a move to educate employees about finances, McDonald’s burned itself.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 4:50 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

President Barack Obama proposed an increase to the federal minimum wage. How will that impact companies and investors?

Friday, December 30, 2011 10:00 am
By Naomi Mannino · Bankrate.com

It will be a happier new year for minimum-wage earners in eight states.  Hourly rates will increase between 28 and 37 cents per hour Jan. 1, 2012, for Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Washington and Vermont. This raise amounts to $582 to $770 more to spend (or save) per year for a full-time worker. So how