Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:56 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The House is slightly behind the Senate in the competition to award Olympians tax relief for their winnings, but a bill to do just that has gained critical Ways and Means support.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 2:47 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

American sports fans love their National Football League teams. They also love their fantasy football teams. Good news for them. More states are allowing the daily fantasy games.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 2:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Many American workers indicate it’s OK to watch the Olympics on the job, depending on the sport.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016 12:34 pm
By Lance Davis · Bankrate.com

We scoured Twitter to find the best #PhelpsFace memes so we could all laugh at our money struggles together.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 2:43 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

In previous Olympics events, some members of Congress proposed a tax break for the games’ medalists. This year, such a bill has finally cleared one chamber.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 1:51 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

It took a lot of work to get Sochi ready for the 2014 Winter Olympics games. One contractor involved in the makeover now is facing Russian tax evasion charges.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is abandoning retirement and jumping back into the pool. Here’s what we can learn from his experience.

Thursday, February 20, 2014 4:10 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Some Congress members are calling for tax-free medals. Good thing the bill won’t go anywhere.

Wednesday, August 08, 2012 3:45 pm
By Jessica Patel · Bankrate.com

Michael Phelps’ retirement will have him seeing green. The Olympic star already has plenty of “medal” as a sponsor.

Thursday, August 02, 2012 9:43 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Olympic medalists earn a bit of cash, but the IRS still gets a cut. One senator wants to make the medals and honorariums tax-exempt.

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