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  • 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.

  • 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.

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