Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 6:05 am
By Greg McBride, CFA ·

In case of financial emergency, do you break into your retirement savings? Many people do.

Monday, August 24, 2015 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman ·

Hear about millennials’ credit challenges and about our latest look at Americans’ financial security.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:20 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

According to Vanguard, 27% of participants in voluntary enrollment plans contributed below the level required to receive the full employer matching contribution in 2012.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

A GAO study finds that Social Security remains the largest component of household income in retirement, making up an average of 52 percent of household income for those age 65 and older.

Thursday, May 07, 2015 10:44 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Make sure politicians know that you want help planning and saving for a better retirement.

Monday, April 06, 2015 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The issue in waiting until April 15, 2015 to fund 2014′s IRA contributions is that you’re losing up to 15 months’ worth of investment returns.

Monday, March 09, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

It’s far more likely that your children can find a way to finance their college careers than it is to expect your children to finance your retirement.

Monday, September 22, 2014 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Empty nesters and seniors facing the decision of whether to downsize have a few options.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Banks can report suspected elder financial abuse to proper authorities without fear of violating federal privacy notification and opt-out rules, federal agencies say.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 6:05 am
By Barbara Whelehan ·

How are 401(k) investors doing? We’re doing the best we can, given the circumstances.

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