Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:05 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

Seniors can be particularly vulnerable when it comes to financial thievery. What’s more, the ploys are getting more sophisticated.

Saturday, August 08, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The point of having a transportation plan in retirement is to anticipate how you are going to get around in your community after you aren’t able to do it on your own.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9:09 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

While the heart wants what it wants, the scammer just wants to find a way to take your money.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 2:54 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Between adaptive cruise control, parking assist, backup cameras, lane warnings, blind-spot assistance, forward collision warnings, and automatic stopping systems, there are many technologies that can help seniors with their driving.

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:23 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

“Pause laws” give financial institutions and advisers the right to delay executing a transaction they think is suspicious.

Friday, April 03, 2015 9:13 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Considering health care costs, a long-term care strategy and managing longevity risk, the goal of not running out of retirement income requires a lot of financial planning.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Along with both spouses being able to handle the family’s finances, it’s also important to put together a listing of accounts, insurance policies, health care directives, powers of attorney and wills.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 9:25 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A $1 donation to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides up to $60 in benefits to seniors.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 5:32 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Nearly one-third of all 25,800 complaints seniors sent to the CFPB pertained to debt collection.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:15 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Are seniors to blame for their new debt, or are their sons, daughters and grandbabies?

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