Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, August 14, 2014 5:37 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Parenthood after 40 is becoming increasingly common, which can complicate retirement planning.

Friday, August 08, 2014 10:16 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

New research suggests that grandchildren value their grandparents’ views on money.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 4:03 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are four things to consider before you borrow from your retirement savings.

Monday, March 17, 2014 4:30 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Despite their advantages, most people ignore IRAs.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 3:56 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

One way to ensure that you won’t outlive your money is to put an increasing amount in annuities as you age.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 3:38 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Planning to retire in 2014? Take these steps to ensure a successful transition.

Sunday, October 06, 2013 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A little preparation can make a visit to a financial adviser more useful.

Thursday, March 28, 2013 3:33 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Putting money in an IRA, even if you have to do it by reducing your contribution to your 401(k) plan at work, can be a smart strategy.