Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, May 31, 2012 1:58 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A small percentage of rich Americans also are able to zero out their tax bills by claiming tax breaks.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 7:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Many people prefer to err on the side of caution when it comes to investing. In the aftermath of the grim bear market of 2008-2009, it’s difficult to question that impulse. The most recent Merrill Lynch Affluent Insights Quarterly survey found that nearly half of affluent Americans consider themselves conservative investors. The survey defines affluent