Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

While kids may tune out parents on plenty of subjects, a new survey shows that Mom and Dad still matter when it comes to personal finance advice.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Using the file and suspend option isn’t just for couples looking to earn delayed retirement credits while receiving a spousal Social Security benefit.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Whether you prefer mountains, beaches or cities, there’s an ideal retirement haven for you abroad.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 11:56 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Texting isn’t just for the young. It can be a life saver for older people.

Saturday, September 06, 2014 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Because women earn less and save less then their counterparts, they might need to work longer.

Thursday, September 04, 2014 5:15 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The number of Americans who own retirement accounts also fell over the past few years, down to 49.2 percent in 2013 from 50.4 percent in 2010.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 1:30 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

After the rules go into effect in 2016, it will be possible for investors to lose money in money market funds -– mainly institutional investors.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:55 pm
By Janet Reusch · Bankrate.com

It costs about $245,000 to raise a child to age 18. Do parents feel richer when the kids move out?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

For some adventurous retirees, “home” is a state of mind.

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:05 am
By Paula Pant · Bankrate.com

Looking for another way to solidify your retirement? Consider the health savings account.

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