Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:35 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Take a look at the size of benefits for Social Security recipients with a full retirement age of 66 who file for benefits in 2015.

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

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 3:23 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Social Security is an octogenarian and ready for more than just a face-lift.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:20 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

According to Vanguard, 27% of participants in voluntary enrollment plans contributed below the level required to receive the full employer matching contribution in 2012.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 5:05 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

When it comes to developing a strategy for claiming Social Security benefits, there’s not 1 decision that’s right for everyone. There are a lot of variables.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 4:01 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

There’s a window for enrolling in Medicare Part B that extends from 3 months before your 65th birthday to 3 months after the month you turn 65.

Friday, July 31, 2015 5:12 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

With no COLA coming in 2016 for Social Security recipients, budgeting becomes even more important for seniors on a fixed income.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 3:20 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirement tax planning isn’t just for millionaires.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:09 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The Social Security Board of Trustees released its annual report on the program’s health, and the news was so-so.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 3:46 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A new report emphasizes that Social Security is spending more than it is taking in and we need to collect more taxes or spend less on the program.

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