Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:59 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The temptation to retire early has to be vetted with a thorough financial plan that considers the expected and unexpected retirement income needs of the retiree.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:25 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The fiduciary standard is the highest standard of care. A fiduciary must only give advice that is in the client’s best interest

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

When you accept that there’s not a one-size-fits-all withdrawal rate, you can move forward with approaches to estimating sustainable spending each year based on your portfolio’s valuation.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

What I’m not sure if we should admire Read for the size of his estate or feel sorry for him because he didn’t use his wealth during his lifetime for life goals.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Paying back a pension advance or pension loan, plus the high interest and fees that loans and advances typically include, can threaten retirement security.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 2:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retiring without a plan to pay what you owe can reduce your peace of mind.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Try to arrange for a short-term stay of a few days in a senior living center to see how good it fits with your senior parent.

Monday, March 02, 2015 8:30 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

It takes a lot more financial untangling when divorce strikes after age 50. Here’s what you need to know.

Monday, March 02, 2015 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Hear about retirement delays, rate expectations and a craze-y anniversary.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Waiting until at least full retirement age gives you a full benefit and some options you don’t have by filing early.

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