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  • 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.

  • How to keep IRS auditors at bay Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    It's tax season, and once again IRS auditors are eyeing errors and omissions from returns. Here's what could trigger a second look from the feds.

  • Sticker shock: Your fees are more than you think Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The fees on actively managed funds are rising. Don't think your dollar fees are small because percentages are. Here's how to do your homework.

  • What same-sex couples need to know about taxes Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Something new is coming this tax season for some same-sex couples: For the first time, they will file as "married" on their federal return.

  • Making those new year financial resolutions stick Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Millions plan to make financial resolutions for 2014, yet most of those new vows won't last. Here are new tips on how to make those resolutions stick.

  • The best financial apps of 2014 Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    About 19 percent of Americans spend more money then they make. These handy tools help people budget and get better control their spending habits.

  • How to meet your money goals in 2014 Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Diet and fitness vows are fine, but this year, try resolutions that will improve your financial life.

  • Making your financial resolutions stick     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    A record 54 percent of consumers plan to make financial resolutions for 2014, with more than half vowing to save more, but as CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains, many run into problems keeping those financial resolutions. Here are some tips to avoid the pitfalls.

  • Making financial literacy fun Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The U.S. gets low marks on educating teens about money. An expert points to innovative programs and gamification techniques that could boost success.

  • The hub of American financial literacy: Utah? Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    Money smarts are important throughout life. Why financial literacy is a key issue for students, college grads, midlife and retired folks.

  • Jim Cramer's guide to stock picking Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 7:10 AM ET
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    An excerpt from the latest book by the host of CNBC's Mad Money on how to decipher the dynamics of the equities market and invest like a pro.

  • Millions of women at risk of financial ruin: Study Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    A staggering number of women across the country are teetering on the verge of poverty and economic ruin, NBC News reports.

  • 3 steps to making 2014 a financial turning point Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    More than half of Americans lack a rainy day fund in case of financial emergencies. Now is the time to get a handle on your money and your future.

  • Saving & spending, young & old     Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Kelli Grant gives viewers tips on things people should be aware of regarding saving and spending at every stage of life, starting from young kids to older, experienced adults.

  • Financial planning for 2014     Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    More than half of Americans lack a rainy day fund in case of financial emergencies. Now is the time to get a handle on your money and your future.

  • What kids want to learn about money Saturday, 14 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Financial literacy teaching tools are everywhere, but young people aren't getting any smarter about money. Here's what kids say they want to learn.

  • What a poor credit rating is costing you Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    Sure, the holidays are fun, but they are also a time of personal finance peril. Here is the cost of a poor credit rating, and how you can fix it.

About Your Money, Your Future

  • Whether you are a college student or planning your retirement, CNBC is the source for strategizing about how to navigate your finances. As we celebrate our 25th anniversary here at CNBC, our objective is to educate, empower, and engage all consumers to take control of their personal finances and to inspire the next generation of investors to get started now. There are three essential parts to figuring out your financial plan: You need to know how to manage your money, grow your money and protect your money. Stay in touch with us on Twitter: #GetAPlan.

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  • Jim Cramer is host of CNBC's "Mad Money" and co-anchor of the 9 a.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."

  • CNBC Senior Commodities Correspondent and Personal Finance Correspondent

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