Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 7:05 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

With California’s economy improving, Gov. Jerry Brown wants to pay back the $10 billion it borrowed from Uncle Sam to help the state issue unemployment benefits.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 7:00 am
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Make the most of your paycheck despite the expiration of the payroll tax holiday.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013 1:00 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The 6.2 percent payroll tax amount returned on Jan. 1, meaning that workers will see smaller paychecks in 2013.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012 4:35 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

This week, Social Security officially released its new online version of the Social Security Statement.

Monday, February 20, 2012 2:20 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The payroll tax cut Congress passed last week is supposed to save working families with a $50,000 annual household income an estimated $1,000 a year. That’s about $20 a week in the pockets of some people for whom it will probably make a small difference. The problem is that this tax cut with the sexy