Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, April 11, 2014 2:25 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

The Treasury and the Social Security Administration are intercepting tax refunds to satisfy old debts going back decades. Should this be allowed to happen?

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 2:45 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Raising minimum wage to boost Social Security could be sensible, but it’s not simple.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 1:20 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Social Security collectively owes some spouses millions of dollars, an audit shows.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 3:21 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Research suggests delaying Social Security is insurance against outliving your money.

Sunday, March 09, 2014 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

One way to shore up Social Security is to bring more tax money into the system.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 4:46 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Choosing the right Social Security claiming strategy can pay off big time.

Monday, March 03, 2014 4:50 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

SSA expands its program to help keep criminals from controlling benefits of the elderly, disabled.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Researcher thinks self-employment should be encouraged for older workers.

Friday, February 21, 2014 5:26 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The president is stepping away from Social Security. But entitlements and taxes need attention eventually.

Thursday, February 20, 2014 5:20 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Democratic supporters applaud Obama for putting an end to this unpopular proposal.

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