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The free market is not absolutely free for all. A look at some surprising items that Americans can't sell.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's will was 10 years old, and experts say that was just one of the problems.
Your 50s are an optimum time to boost retirement savings, thanks to higher disposable income, pay and tax-deferred contribution limits.
The myRA is a good idea for people unable to meet $1,000 IRA minimums. But staying in it after reaching the $1,000 mark? Not such a good idea.
Think New York City is the most burdensome place to live in America? Or maybe Los Angeles? Forget it, not even close.
People can be so cavalier about debt. Don't be a doofus. Make smart debt moves now.
More than 1 in 4 Americans have more credit card debt than emergency savings, a sign that many are still struggling to find firm financial footing.
Financial advisors can help engaged couples make financial planning, from savings strategies to insurance policies, a priority before the wedding day.
Most financial advisers usually warn against 401(k) loans or withdrawals. Why? It's wiser to build up the nest egg for your golden years.
Students looking for affordable college educations are benefiting from sliding-scale tuition payment plans at many private and public universities.
Members of Gen X, born between the early 60s and the early 80s, are smart about retirement savings. Or maybe not.
Tax returns, wills, performance reviews and résumés. Digital age or no, those documents have to be completed.
CNBC reporter Kelli Grant offers tips to marathoners booking hotel rooms.
When it comes to love and money, many financial experts agree that one of the best ways to avoid friction over finances is to have the "money talk."
The big question is what type of smart cards will US banks issue: Will they require a PIN code for authentication or simply a signature?
The newly created myRA retirement plan will prove to be a bloated bureaucratic mess, predicts financial advisor Scott Hanson.
The U.S. Treasury has received nearly $1 million in donations so far this year.
Financial advisors note that mature and insightful investors in their 40s still have time to build significant retirement savings.
A 529 college savings plan, available in all 50 states, makes paying higher-education expenses easier. Here are the top 10 state 529 plans nationwide.
Doggy school, pet hotels, grooming and pet insurance all add up. As a nation, our spending on our beloved animals now tops $55 billion annually.
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