Your Money, Your Future


  • Cramer's Playbook: Advantages of a Roth IRA     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer helps young investors take charge of their retirement funds and explains how to start your Roth IRA.

  • In debt? Just don’t borrow against your 401(k) Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    It can be tempting to borrow against your workplace retirement account, but does it ever make sense? Here's a Q&A with a pro.

  • The Obamacare tax deconstructed Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    Patient with medical coverage through Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

    Several developments related to the Affordable Care Act will be hitting many filers this tax season, but they also need to watch issues that could affect them next year.

  • Cramer: 6 key stock sectors to watch Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    In his new book, "Get Rich Carefully," CNBC's Mad Money host Jim Cramer tells how to find value stocks in hot industry, tech and service sectors.

  • Jack Bogle's advice for a rocky market Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Investing icon Jack Bogle discusses a simple principle that defines investment success even during the most volatile times: the magic of compounding.

  • Retirement fund: Stocks vs. bonds     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer explains why he doesn't suggest owning bonds in your retirement fund until age 30. To get the most out of your IRA or 401(k)s, Cramer says to take some risks by investing in stocks more than bonds.

  • Many tax preparers 'incompetent,' group warns Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 9:33 AM ET

    The consequences of a bad tax return are much more serious than a bad haircut. So why does every state regulate hair dressers but only four regulate tax preparers?

  • 4 ways to reduce your 2013 tax bill Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    The 2013 calendar year may be over, but opportunities to lower last year’s tax liability are not. Troll for overlooked deductions and tax credits.

  • NFL great Marino on creating a smart second act Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:28 PM ET
    Dan Marino

    Dan Marino had a brilliant career for the Miami Dolphins. Now he has teamed up with the AARP to educate Americans on how to create financial success.

  • Ready to pop: $1.2 trillion student loan bubble Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    In the State of the Union, the president talked about education, but with student loan debt of nearly $1.2 trillion is it time to offer refinancing?

  • Are you about to get slammed by this tax? Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    It’s not the rich who have the most to worry about. Some 3.9 million taxpayers are expected to get hit with the AMT for 2013.

  • Jim Cramer: How to grade high-powered stocks Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    In his new book, the market guru shares his tests to grade value stocks that are poised for super-growth potential. A guide in this rocky market.

  • Cramer's Playbook: 401(k) or IRA?     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer helps investors take control of their retirement and reveals the power of IRAs and compounding in your 401(k).

  • 7 tech tools to make tax prep less frustrating Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Using the right technology can make tax preparation go easier and faster. Here are seven apps and tools to try.

  • Common (and costly) tax mistakes to avoid Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Form tax identity theft to deductions that may catch an auditor's eye, here are the most common taxpayer mistakes - and how to sidestep them.

  • Money moves you need to make now Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks to a three top financial advisors about the strategies you must employ right now to improve your financial life.

  • How to navigate the Obamacare maze Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    With medical bills still the leading cause of personal bankruptcy, buying the right health insurance coverage is a critical. Here's a helpful guide.

  • Cramer: How I find value stocks preparing to pop Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    It's work to evaluate whether a stock can match the gold standards of Google, Amazon and Starbucks. But in his new book, the guru tells you how.

  • The IRS answered a smaller share of taxpayer calls and kept taxpayers on hold longer last year than in other recent years. And it may get worse.

  • Cramer's take on financial literacy     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    Before investing in stocks, Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why paying off your high-interest rate debt is key to having a sound financial foundation.

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  • As we celebrate our 25th anniversary here at CNBC, we want to help educate, empower and inspire you to take control of your personal finances. Whether you're starting your first job, mid-career, or planning your retirement, you need to know how to manage, grow and protect your money. How are you doing? Let us know. Stay in touch with us on Twitter and #GetAPlan!


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