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Faced with debts, expenses and low income, some Gen Y workers put off financial planning for retirement, but it's best to save earlier and smarter.
The IRS and other agencies offer programs to help people file their taxes or get basic tax questions answered without paying fees.
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.
"America succeeds by raising everybody up. It doesn't succeed by tearing anybody down," Larry Summers tells CNBC.
Porn is an industry where retirement can come without warning and with even less planning for the future.
Nearly one-third of the self employed have no retirement plan. The crisis is a call to action: the time to save and build wealth isnow.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks to a three top financial advisors about the strategies you must employ right now to improve your financial life.
Investors are riding the dividend rally. But experts caution they should steer clear of high-yielding stocks sensitive to rising interest rates.
Many put off retirement health-care plans, but most cost and care worries are addressed by healthy living, dialogue and financial advice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Converting traditional IRA or 401(k) savings to Roth IRAs burdens people who plan to retire in no-income-tax states with unnecessary state taxes.
About 19 percent of Americans spend more money then they make. These handy tools help people budget and get better control their spending habits.
New investment strategies are emerging as rush to stocks continues. What's hot: ETFs, blockbuster and alternative funds, and smart global plays.
Money smarts are important throughout life. Why financial literacy is a key issue for students, college grads, midlife and retired folks.
College graduates enjoy a six month grace period before they have to start repaying their loans. For the latest grads, that period is over. Now what?
Bosses are more likely than workers to be satisfied with their family life, current job and financial situation, according to a new study.
The IRS says last year there was a 66 percent increase from 2012 in tax fraud from Social Security identity theft of nearly $50bln in refund claims.
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