Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, August 29, 2014 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirement actuary Steve Vernon says working less while delaying Social Security is the best way to retire.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:34 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A new study shows a correlation between people who take preventive health-care steps and those who save for retirement.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:44 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Becoming an entrepreneur is a tax-friendly way for retirees to make and save money.

Monday, August 25, 2014 3:10 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

401(k) participants who work with an adviser save more for retirement, a new study finds.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 3:55 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Digital companies like Facebook and iTunes make you sign agreements that prevent your heirs from accessing your accounts, but new legislation may change that.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:23 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Make provisions for your pets a part of your retirement planning so that they remain well cared for even after you are incapacitated or die.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:53 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A recent study suggests that choosing between traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans isn’t easy, but studying the options is time well spent.

Monday, August 18, 2014 5:16 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you don’t have retirement savings, it is particularly important to get your retirement ducks in a row before you call it quits.

Thursday, August 14, 2014 5:37 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Parenthood after 40 is becoming increasingly common, which can complicate retirement planning.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:23 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The first 12 months without work and a paycheck were a learning experience.

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