Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 11:32 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The president’s State of the Union speech will focus on ways to help middle-class savers while preventing high-earners from escaping taxes.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 11:13 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The president will present some tax law changes in his 2015 State of the Union address. The speech really is a tax reform test for Congress.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The president’s State of the Union address will pitch new help for the middle class.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 12:11 pm
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

Obama challenged the Republican party to offer a viable, comprehensive health reform alternative.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 10:44 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

New retirement plan would help savers get started with only a little bit of money.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 9:30 am
By Christina Couch · Bankrate.com

According to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, sweeping changes are afoot in higher education.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:14 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama outlined his plan to put Medicare on a more secure financial footing.

Monday, January 24, 2011 5:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirement planning takes center stage Tuesday night along with President Barack Obama. The Washington Post reported on Monday that over the weekend Obama decided that during the State of Union address he won’t endorse the deficit commission’s recommendation to raise the retirement age and otherwise reduce Social Security benefits by changing how the cost of