Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, December 01, 2014 3:14 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Managing stuff in two places can be unpredictably expensive.

Sunday, January 05, 2014 7:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Buying a retirement home in a warm place can be surprisingly expensive.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you’re heading to warmer climes for the winter, here are some money-saving tips.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011 4:54 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The typical second-home buyer is a baby boomer, according to a 2010 survey by the National Association of Realtors. About 25 percent of second-home owners rent out their properties, the survey found. The rest use them for vacations and weekends an average of 50 days per year and otherwise, the properties sit vacant. Some 26