Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, May 19, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Retirees should get past the idea that they should never touch principal.

Wednesday, January 02, 2013 1:12 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The top 2 percent of earners will see their investment income dented by higher taxes this year.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 10:35 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Letting taxes on qualified dividends rise at the end of the year isn’t just a problem for rich people.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010 4:48 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

When Congress comes back into session in two weeks, the debate over tax rates promises to┬ádominate political discussions through the end of the year. One of the hottest issues for anyone involved in retirement planning is the proposed increase in the tax rate on dividends. If Congress doesn’t intervene, dividends, which are now taxed at