Personal Finance


  • Making Sure Your 401(k) Is OK Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:21 PM ET

    Investment strategies for different ages from an expert portfolio manager.

  • The Bankruptcy Option: More Than Just a Last Resort Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 3:39 PM ET

    Our credit and consumer expert reveals a new way to think about bankruptcy protection.

  • Those With Sense of History Say It's Time to Invest Saturday, 11 Oct 2008 | 10:11 PM ET

    Some veteran investors say that the sell-off has gone much too far and stocks are poised to rally powerfully if the downturn is less severe than investors fear.

  • Carmen: Why You Shouldn't Move Your Money to Cash Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 4:30 PM ET

    If there's one thing we know, it's that trying to time the market is futile.

  • Switching to Cash May Feel Safe, but Risks Remain Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 11:36 AM ET

    Is this a good time to put all your investments in cash, just for a little while, until things calm down? Almost certainly not.

  • Web Extra: Finding the Right Money Mix Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 9:55 PM ET

    How risky can you be with your investment strategy if you're decades from retirement?

  • Carmen Clarifies on Cable: Don’t Cut the Cord Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 9:53 PM ET

    Unless you're about to lose your home, she wouldn't suggest ditching basic cable.

  • Muni Bonds: Bringing Sexy Back Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 9:52 PM ET

    The world's most boring investments are all of a sudden the hottest thing going.

  • Help Is On the Way for Homeowners In These States Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 9:50 PM ET

    A new settlement from Countrywide will offer mortgage assistance to people in certain states. Find out here if your state is on the list.

  • The Fed Rate Cut and Your Money Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 5:26 PM ET

    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…

  • When to Fire Your Fund Manager Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 2:53 PM ET

    Also, Carmen offers advice on when it's time to get out of your investments altogether.

  • This Is Not the Great Depression II Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 5:14 PM ET

    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.

  • TONIGHT: Watch the 2nd Presidential Debate on CNBC Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 4:39 PM ET

    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.

  • Web Extra: Are My Investments Safe? Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 10:36 PM ET

    Melissa's got one-third of her investments tied to the market. Can she count on seeing them when she retires in 15 years?

  • Investing 101: Where to Put Your Money Right Now Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 10:31 PM ET

    Don't get spooked out of this market, Joe Terranova says. Here's how to weather the storm.

  • TONIGHT: Watch On the Money at 10p ET Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 5:13 PM ET

    A special On the Money will air Monday at 10p ET following CNBC's extended live coverage of the financial crisis.

  • The Smart Money, Foiled Again Sunday, 5 Oct 2008 | 2:16 PM ET

    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.

  • Dollar Dilemmas Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 11:39 PM ET

    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.

  • Web Extra: Breaking Down the Bailout Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 10:09 PM ET

    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.

  • Three Ways to Benefit From the Downturn Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | 5:31 PM ET

    Carmen reveals the silver lining in this economic mess. Are you ready to take advantage?

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