Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, June 01, 2012 1:48 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Investors have shunned stocks in favor of less risky options. Can psychology explain why? Learn more at Bankrate.com.

Friday, August 05, 2011 3:10 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

When it comes to retirement planning, 401(k) investors are notorious for succumbing to inertia. After setting up their contribution levels and selecting funds, they turn their attention to other things — often for years at a time. Participants who are automatically enrolled in their plans take the ultimate hands-off approach. So it came as a