Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, April 03, 2015 9:13 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Considering health care costs, a long-term care strategy and managing longevity risk, the goal of not running out of retirement income requires a lot of financial planning.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:33 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Blue ribbon panel releases proposal to reform military retirement plans and give service people with fewer than 20 years some benefits.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 2:30 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Sen. Tom Harkins’ proposal for a national savings plan got an A-, the best score, and so did the New Brunswick, Canada, plan for public employees.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 3:18 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The cost of financing military pensions could eclipse the cost of paying current personnel, a military financial expert points out. So how do we fix that?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 2:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp. has made it safer to roll over a 401(k) into an old-fashioned defined benefit pension.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Some union pensions are running out of money and fixing the problem isn’t easy.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:17 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The U.S. fell to No. 13 among 25 nations that have retirement plans. Here are five suggestions for putting our system back in the top half.

Thursday, November 28, 2013 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Having a safety net under us in our old age is a blessing.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 4:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you forgot about a pension benefit from a former employer, the PBGC could be looking for you.

Friday, August 03, 2012 5:00 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

There’s no question America is suffering from a retirement crisis. Some big names in retirement policy offer creative solutions.

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