Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, August 17, 2015 5:26 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

These consumer benefits can help you make the most of your retirement years.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 8:10 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Only 4 out of 10 elderly people who qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program sign up for benefits.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 1:32 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Two-thirds of seniors who qualify for federal food assistance don’t get it because they are embarrassed or they don’t know how to ask.

Sunday, July 08, 2012 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

People living in retirement can get by on not much money — if they must. Here’s how it’s done.

Friday, February 17, 2012 9:30 am
By Dan Miranda ·

Back when I was a college student (a whopping nine months ago), my roommate’s rice cooker was my ultimate survival tool. With a mere 1/2 cup of dry rice, I was able to stretch any bit of food — be it chicken, veggies or restaurant leftovers — into a quick, filling, cheap meal; this technique