Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, January 28, 2016 10:11 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Employers have moved away from offering pension plans with their defined benefits to offering defined contribution plans where the employee contributes from his or her salary and the employer may offer a matching contribution to a 401(k).

Monday, January 25, 2016 3:20 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

If you’re 50 or older, catch-up contributions can help get your retirement savings back on track and correct the financial mistake of not contributing earlier in your career.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 5:01 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The CFPB has developed a retirement planning tool that shows consumers the financial impact of when they decide to claim Social Security benefits.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 4:30 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A bucket approach to investing helps seniors feel more secure about meeting retirement needs.

Thursday, October 01, 2015 11:04 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A spending plan is a more consumer-friendly approach to allocating funds.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 5:25 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Women should consider retirement lifestyle decisions and retirement income when planning for their future.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:35 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Take a look at the size of benefits for Social Security recipients with a full retirement age of 66 who file for benefits in 2015.

Friday, May 22, 2015 1:53 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The Senior Citizens League’s “2015 Survey of Senior Costs” showed a dramatic drop in inflation over the past year, due mostly to falling oil prices.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

When you’re a senior, the talk is more likely to mean letting your family know your concerns and wishes for end-of-life care.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

For seniors, your retirement benefits from Social Security are likely to be the best annuity payments you receive.

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