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So you missed the holiday deadline for free standard shipping. Oops. Try these last-minute gifting strategies.
Savvy investors plan to spend 2014 bonus checks, according to an E*Trade survey, but only some have really earned the right to do that.
Time to reassess your plastic. 2015 could trigger big credit card shakeups amid rising interest rates, new card technology and benefits.
Don't be so quick to turn down that store credit card offer. Some can offer more valuable rewards than the best cash-back cards.
Do you have the best credit card in your wallet? Probably not—and that's a mistake that's costing you hundreds of dollars.
Innovation in a new way to pay, called tokenization, may help counter the damage from retail database breaches.
There's no place like home for the holidays—and family-focused gifts may fit the bill for Mom and Dad.
It's easier to avoid the use-it-or-lose it proposition of flexible spending accounts. Some purchases may benefit your bottom line more than others.
The average 401(k) plan now includes 25 investment choices, according to new research. Here's how to navigate the options.
A complete stranger might help get your student loans under control, through new crowdfunding initiatives and student loan start-ups.
The tight financial conditions faced by Brits were highlighted again this week with reports on how young people are using payday loans.
More Americans are working into their retirement. But many seek meaningful work, not just financial gain.
Shopping for that perennial favorite, the gift card? Don't even think about paying full price.
A penny saved can truly be a penny earned. New start-ups Acorns and Wherewithal pitch consumers on micro-investing.
Holiday tips can be confusing. Who to tip, and how much to give.
This week may be travelers' best opportunity to book cheap holiday travel. But mind the prospect of snow.
About 95 percent of households donate to charities, averaging about $3,000 per household contribution. Sharon Epperson offers tips on how to give wisely.
Eager to open your own business? CNBC's personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson offers 5 steps to help you start out strong.
Cash may be the most-requested Christmas gift, but there are smarter ways to give financial assets.
Traffic can be twice as bad on Black Friday, but one mathematician says you can snag a prime spot in under 4 minutes.
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