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  • Apple: Most widely held stock in 401(k) portfolios

    What's in your 401(k)s? CNBC's Sharon Epperson reveals the five most widely held stocks held by companies sponsoring retirement plans.

  • Top stocks in 401(k) accounts

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson digs to find out what the five most widely held stocks and companies are in 401(k) plans.

  • Debt vs retirement

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on what American's are more focused on.

  • Staying on the 401(k) course in crisis

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that those who save consistently through a crisis can get big rewards.

  • Debt debate to impact retirement funds: Study

    According to a new study by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, retirement funds could lose as much as 20 percent in value, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Got the $? Shutdown absolutely an opportunity: Pro

    Weighing in on this question are NBC Today's Jean Chatzky, finance expert Liz Weston, CNBC's Sharon Epperson, and Sanborn Mortgage's Michael Menatian.

  • Protecting your current 401k's value

    Jean Chatsky, NBC Today financial editor, says the closer someone gets to retirement, the more they should put their money in safer places. Liz Weston, author of "Deal With Your Debt"; CNBC's Sharon Epperson; and Michael Menatian, Sanborn Mortgage president, weigh in.

  • Will the shutdown impact your 401k?

    Jean Chatzky, NBC Today financial editor, talks about the ramifications.

  • How to retire with millions

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports how some retirees became millionaires from their retirement savings. "Most millionaires are able to accumulate their wealth because they didn't spend it," says Barry Glassman of Glassman Wealth Services.

  • Millennials wary of investing

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Kelly Evans and Dominic Chu discuss a Wells Fargo study that says more than half of millennials lack confidence in the stock market.

  • What kind of investor are you?

    Are you a planner, procrastinator, or an avoider when it comes to your retirement? CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at how your answer will impact your savings.

  • The best 401k plans

    Some 401(k)plans are just better than others. CNBC's Sharon Epperson took a look at the differences and found that some of the strongest plans are in law.

  • Money & divorce

    Two researchers at the Federal Reserve watched 30,000 couples over 14 years, and concluded that the more mismatched they were financially, the more likely they are to divorce.

  • 'Winging' retirement is trending

    When it comes to retirement, many people just want to "wing it." CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports.

  • Setting up your 401k

    Your 401(k) is important, but it has its downsides, explains "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer. You should only contribute as much money to your 401(k) as it takes to get the full match from your employer.

  • Taking advantage of a market decline

    Whenever you get a 10 percent decline in the S&P 500, you want to double down, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. That month, you should put in twice your normal 401k contribution.

  • What not to do with your 401k

    Don't use any of your 401k money to buy stock in the company you work for, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Planning for your retirement

    Why does everyone always tell you to take advantage of your 401(k) and to fund your IRA? Because these are "tax-blessed vehicles," says "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer.

  • Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

    After accumulating money in IRAs and 401(k)s, many retirees don't know how to transition from saving to spending. Here's a must-read guide.

  • Despite a proliferation of games and apps, and efforts by schools to teach the subject, financial literacy declined between 2009 and 2012, a survey shows.