Your Money, Your Future


  • Why college savings plans aren't just for the rich Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    Tomasso Hall, Babson College

    College savings plans will remain tax free, which is great news for the families who are using them to save for college.

  • Surge in 401(k) millionaires as balances hit highs Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    Retirement savers achieved record balances in their 401(k) balances in 2014. The biggest winners were those who became millionaires.

  • Who are the 401(k) millionaires?  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 4:36 PM ET

    The number of 401(k ) millionaires has double in the past 2 years, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Jonathan Clements, "Money Guide 2015" author, provides insight on the surge.

  • Financial fix: The best money apps for 2015 Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    Trying to get your finances under control? Now you can, with just a few clicks.

  • 9 factors that can affect happiness in retirement Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 2:21 PM ET

    A number of predictors indicate just how happy you'll be in retirement. Here are nine to consider.

  • Stimulating middle class wages  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:20 PM ET

    Discussing middle class income ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address, with Robert Wolf, 32 Advisors founder; Rick Harrison, "Pawn Stars"; and the "Closing Bell" panel.

  • Is pet insurance worth it? Sunday, 18 Jan 2015 | 3:00 PM ET

    Pet owners spent $870 million on pet insurance in 2014. But is insuring your pet really worth it?

  • What wealthy women want Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 12:57 PM ET

    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.

  • Want a raise? Do this before you ask for one Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Do you really understand life insurance?: Quiz Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 7:30 AM ET

    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.

  • The place where spending cash becomes a playground Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 3:00 PM ET
    Students learn how to budget their money at Finance Park in Fairfax County, Virginia.

    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.

  • Many Millennials mooch off mom & dad  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the disconnect between how optimistic millennials are about their financial future and achieving their goals.

  • Millennials hoarding cash  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    Studies show millennials are avoiding the stock market. CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at how millennials are spending their money.

  • Markets love midterms  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    How investors benefit from midterm elections, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Abrupt movement in 401(k) portfolios  Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the correlation between market moves and movement in 401(k) investments.

  • Cutting back on spending  Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    Bankrate is reporting two thirds of Americans are holding back on spending. CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the details.

  • Annuities for retirement: Good or bad idea? Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    The Treasury Department has issued new guidelines designed to expand the use of annuities inside 401(k) plans. Should you invest in them?

  • Saving for retirement just got easier Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    Higher contribution limits, more investment options, and auto increases and matches make it easier for you to save for retirement.

  • What your wallet can reveal about your finances Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    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.

  • Protecting your portfolio  Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    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.

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