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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.
States increasingly are establishing programs to educate teachers on how to teach financial literacy. Here are some of the challenges.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the drop in 401(k) balances among households nearing retirement. Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital, provides insight.
To get the best loan deal, you need to do your homework. Here's a list of five things you should do.
Many people nearing retirement grapple with choosing whether to retire "in place" or move to a new location. Here's what to think about.
Mortgage rates are expected to move higher this fall, and that makes shopping for the right rate all the more critical. Here are some tips.
401(k) accounts have replaced the home-equity loan as the primary source of quick cash for financially strapped Americans. Ric Edelman, noted financial advisor, explains why this is a huge mistake.
Starting early and saving enough for retirement are ongoing concerns. But do Americans really even understand retirement basics?
A surging stock market has speeded the recovery of many workers' retirement plans over the past few years. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on new data that shows a 92 percent gain in the average 401(k) account balance since the market low in 2009.
Sheila Bair, the former chair of the FDIC, says there are three lessons parents should teach children so they can be financially independent.
Deepak Chopra offers three strategies that can help you visualize your financial dreams and turn them into reality.
There are smart ways young adults can attain financial security—from opening automatic savings plans to enrolling in company benefit plans.
Feeling down in the dumps about credit card debt? Dr. Deepak Chopra offers up three ways to reduce your stress—and your debt load.
Many parents may be overwhelmed by the cost of college, which has ballooned since they were undergrads. Here are some tips on how to pay for it all.
Investors see worse returns during the periods surrounding marriage and divorce, according to research released this month.
In one of the most astounding situations in the financial world, Max-Herve George has a way to invest with 20-20 hindsight.
Walt Disney Co. and Universal Orlando just raised ticket prices to more than $100 on a one-day ticket, but most visitors won't have to pay that much.
In this ever increasing volatile world only leaders who can manage fast change can survive and prosper.
Famous founders reveal their secrets on how to build an iconic company—and change the world in the process.
Inside the market's biggest sectors with a look at the trends, companies and trades netting profits for investors.