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New rules from the SEC may allow anyone to own a piece of a crowdfunded social entrepreneurship venture.
Forget consolidation loans, extended credit lines or debt relief agencies. Some say the only way to escape debt is the hard, sweaty way.
About $1.7 trillion is invested in variable annuities, yet most investors don't know how to value their holdings and evaluate fees and tax advantages.
Wall Street banks talk a big game about small-business lending, but new data shows smaller banks stepping up to help Main Street entrepreneurs grow.
Some wealthy and low-income married couples are losing out at tax time, but experts say eliminating the marriage penalty is complicated.
Retirement plan financial advisors would be required to put their clients' interests ahead of their own, under a Department of Labor's proposed law.
Here come this year's eight outlandish tax deductions.
College scholarship offers abound this time of year, but landing one takes planning and effort. Here's how to make the process work.
The Labor Department proposed a new rule that would make it easier for 401(k) plan owners and their employers to determine fees and expenses.
A new study shows the average household in 24 of America's 25 largest metropolitan areas cannot afford to pay for the average priced new car or truck.
President Obama this week will direct the Labor Department to revamp its regulations to require overtime pay for millions of workers.
Lower-cost ETFs are enjoying record inflows and increased popularity as a vehicle for higher yields and downside protection in a bond bear market.
Before you make that big purchase, find out if you really need an extended warranty.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell in the latest week as interest rates edged higher, an industry group said on Wednesday.
All generations of pre-retirees are facing some level of savings shortfall, but there are steps anyone can take to help build their 401(k).
Are you confused at tax time? You're not alone. TurboTax provided CNBC with answers to some of the most common questions on its website.
Divorces are usually difficult and emotional, but preparation, organization and use of a certified divorce financial analyst can reduce stress levels.
Attorney General Eric Holder has joined the call for a nationwide notification standard, but divisions persist, making a consensus questionable.
Double-digit annual returns for most U.S. public pension systems over the past two years have done little to shrink the yawning deficits.
That email from your power company could be bogus. And if you click on the link, you could be in for a nasty surprise.
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