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Is this a good time to put all your investments in cash, just for a little while, until things calm down? Almost certainly not.
How risky can you be with your investment strategy if you're decades from retirement?
Unless you're about to lose your home, she wouldn't suggest ditching basic cable.
The world's most boring investments are all of a sudden the hottest thing going.
A new settlement from Countrywide will offer mortgage assistance to people in certain states. Find out here if your state is on the list.
You probably heard the news that the Federal Reserve reduced its federal funds rate from 2 percent to 1.5 percent the morning of October 8. Now let me explain what that means for all of us, during this volatile and scary time…
Also, Carmen offers advice on when it's time to get out of your investments altogether.
But that doesn't mean you can't learn some important lessons from the past. Carmen explains some simple truths to remember in this madness.
On the Money will not air Tuesday as CNBC continues special coverage of the financial crisis followed by live coverage of the Presidential Debate from Nashville, TN.
Melissa's got one-third of her investments tied to the market. Can she count on seeing them when she retires in 15 years?
Don't get spooked out of this market, Joe Terranova says. Here's how to weather the storm.
A special On the Money will air Monday at 10p ET following CNBC's extended live coverage of the financial crisis.
During the crisis, so-called smart money seems to be avoiding three categories: index funds, dividend-paying companies and small-caps. On paper, that seems to make perfect sense. In fact, some of these ideas haven’t panned out, says the New York Times.
In a special post-bailout edition of Dollar Dilemmas, Carmen is joined by John Gannon, senior vice president of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, to help callers face tough financial decisions -- particularlly in the fast-changing financial environment -- about plans for retirement, 401(k)s, IRAs, diversification and pensions administered by Wachovia or these other troubled banks.
Ending a tumultuous week, in Friday's Web Extra, Carmen breaks down how the bailout vote impacts you and how you should think about preserving your savings.
Carmen reveals the silver lining in this economic mess. Are you ready to take advantage?
On the Money will not be shown Thursday as CNBC airs special live coverage of the Vice Presidential Debate.
Is Bank of America closing credit cards to people with bad credit scores? The answer to this and other rumors here.
What is a regular investor to make of it all? What about people who have money in bank accounts? The New York Times provides some answers to questions that are probably on your mind.
On the Money will not air Monday night to allow for CNBC's extended live coverage of the mounting financial crisis.
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