Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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

Monday, May 13, 2013 5:23 pm
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

Gradually increasing your savings rate can result in a fat retirement nest egg.

Thursday, February 28, 2013 1:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CD rates are still depressingly low, but CDs have other lovable features.

Monday, January 14, 2013 9:30 am
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

New federal rules allow you to save more for retirement and health costs in 2013.

Friday, December 28, 2012 3:53 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

Higher tax rates will provide a good incentive for retirement savings, according to Michael Barry, president of the Plan Advisory Services Group.

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