Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, September 15, 2014 3:16 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirees rank health as the No. 1 ingredient for a happy retirement.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:23 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

More seniors are on the hook for student loan debt, and their Social Security checks are being garnished to pay it off.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 9:34 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Old-fashioned pension plans have disappeared over the last 15 years — and they aren’t coming back.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 8:10 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Only 4 out of 10 elderly people who qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program sign up for benefits.

Sunday, September 07, 2014 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Should you connect with financial services people on social media? The answer is “maybe.”

Friday, September 05, 2014 2:51 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A new study shows homeowners with no mortgages have more financial flexibility.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 9:09 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you’re facing that mid-century birthday, it’s time to figure out a retirement strategy.

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.

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