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How much the Affordable Care Act will affect your pocketbook depends on how much you already make.
Four million Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac borrowers could stand to save hundreds of dollars per month refinancing their home mortgages under new programs that were not available until just a few short years ago.
"What you are about to learn will shock you," say pundits of the July 1 deadline to disclose all 401(k) fund fees. What are funds hiding? Here's the big bang theory.
With student loan levels rising over $1 trillion, grads need more than the perfect resume to get started. Credit ratings matter, too. Here are 8 tips on managing loans and FICO scores.
It was the perfect game at the perfect time, and now, 56 years later, Yankee World Series no-hit pitcher Larsen hopes the uniform he wore will fund his grandsons' college costs.
According to AARP, 78 million baby boomers are reaching retirement age. Read ahead to learn about the niche retirement communities serving the needs of silver-haired boomers.
Time may — or may not — be running out for one of the biggest tax breaks for wealthy Americans. The chance to give up to $5.12 million to heirs tax-free.
Despite the recent sting of the financial crisis, 28 percent of Americans have no emergency savings, up from 24 percent a year, according to a new Bankrate.com survey.
Even experts are sometimes baffled by what gets put into medical bills. The health care bill, now facing a court test, tries to clarify what you pay.
Yields are near zero and regulators issue regular warnings about money market fund risks. Do you really need one?
U.S. 10-year Treasury yields will hit 1 percent by the end of the year, as the so-called “fiscal cliff” has investors running to the safety of government debt, several market watchers told CNBC on Monday.
Not only has standard inflation steadily eroded the real value of a $100,000 income, but the cost, of housing, health insurance and college tuition have risen dramatically in recent years.
College kids have always crammed for tests. Now university administrations are cramming to cut costs. They are awarding students less expensive 3-year, 'fast-track' diplomas.
It's a tough, cold job market, and you need all the job tips you can get. We collected the best ideas from around the Web that tell graduates how to get over it and get hired.
Graduates area entering a world where they could face long-term financial damage and barriers to success. Graduates say they are learning to manage.
What's your net worth? It fueled headlines as a symbol of America's lost value this week, but you do not need to rely on a Fed study to find your own.
When you inherit a 401k and it has a tax liability, do you have to pay? Even advisers muff the answer to this one sometimes.
Wary investors are managing retirement the old-fashioned way: They are lowering their expectations. BlackRock says sentiment has "changed dramatically."
Parents who look forward to a break from child care when summer camp starts can also take a break on their taxes. Here's how camps for aspiring spies and fossil hunters help on tax day.
The list includes the aspects of your financial life that may require regular maintenance, like bolstering your annual savings by another percentage point if you can afford it.
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