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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.
It's D-Day and time to settle the score with Uncle Sam. Here are the best ways to pay your tax bill to avoid costly penalties and fines.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer breaks down the differences between traditional retirement methods and a Roth 401(k) or IRA.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how to stay afloat in a volatile market environment and emphasizes the importance of having a diversified portfolio, decent cash flow, and a shopping list of stocks to buy into weakness.
The Oval Office is jumping in on the push to teach kids the basics of finance—suggesting financial education begin as early as kindergarten.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he believes an IRA is the single, best retirement vehicle out there.
Bad news, kids. When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college years.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why investors should use the price to earnings multiple to value stocks.
Filing just one $2,000 auto insurance claim could increase your rate by 41 percent, according to a new study.
Obama's proposed tax is stirring up debate about whether it would help or hurt the middle class.
There is a link between financial stress and poor health habits, and a new study finds the reverse is also true.