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Despite the widespread notion that women are more cautious investors, a new study says affluent women actually like to take more risk—as long as they fully understand the trades.
Wages have been slow to rise, but polls find that many workers never even ask for a raise. Here are some ways you can ask for one.
A majority of Americans do not understand the details of life insurance policies. How much do you really know? Take this quiz to find out.
Finance Park is a playground, of sorts, meant to give eighth graders a chance to be adults for a day and make those basic budgeting decisions.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the disconnect between how optimistic millennials are about their financial future and achieving their goals.
Studies show millennials are avoiding the stock market. CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at how millennials are spending their money.
How investors benefit from midterm elections, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the correlation between market moves and movement in 401(k) investments.
Bankrate is reporting two thirds of Americans are holding back on spending. CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the details.
The Treasury Department has issued new guidelines designed to expand the use of annuities inside 401(k) plans. Should you invest in them?
Higher contribution limits, more investment options, and auto increases and matches make it easier for you to save for retirement.
A wallet with crumpled receipts, rewards cards, etc. can also signal trouble getting a handle on your finances. Here's how to clean both up.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson says it is important for long-term investors not to panic even if there is a broader correction ahead. Now may be a good time to sell big winners and consider asset allocation.
Most people don't examine their current Medicare plan—or even consider options. But enrollees need to do that every year, experts say.
Here are five ways to plan your income stream so you maximize Social Security, minimize taxes and ensure income.
How the retail investor is reacting to swings in the stock market, with JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, and CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports Wal-Mart customers can now bank where they shop with "GoBank." The "Closing Bell" panel discusses the retailer's partnership with Green Dot Bank.
Health savings accounts have become a popular way to cover out-of-pocket medical costs. They might improve your retirement prospects, too.
Nearly 150 million Americans are covered under work health plans, but spend less time on benefits than planning vacations, a costly mistake.
You'll be surprised how quickly you can save $1,000 by the end of the year, simply by reducing or eliminating some common expenses.
Working part time, the gender pay gap and other factors take a toll on women's ability to save for retirement.
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Filing just one $2,000 auto insurance claim could increase your rate by 41 percent, according to a new study.