Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:24 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Overall state tax revenues were up in fiscal year 2014 compared to the previous year, but some states lost money. How did your state fare?

Sunday, April 20, 2014 7:30 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Among centenarians, 81 percent are women and 17 percent live below the poverty line.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 4:55 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau indicate a sunny future for the economy.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:36 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Men are living longer than they used to — catching up to women whose lifespans aren’t lengthening as quickly as they used to.

Monday, April 25, 2011 3:35 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

All of us baby boomers are rushing headlong toward retirement. In honor of Older Americans Month in May, the U.S. Census Bureau released these statistics that make clear just how quickly we’re climbing over the hill and sliding down the other side. In 2009, there were 39.6 million Americans 65 and older — about 13