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CNBC Poll: Financial Plan for the Year?

Your Money Resolutions - A CNBC Special Report
Your Money Resolutions - A CNBC Special Report

Those pessimistic about the economy probably plan on maintaining their austere ways. After all, the recovery is subpar, stocks prices are basically flat and, well, many of us haven't had a raise in a while.

At the same time, some say stocks are undervalued and retailers of all kinds are offering good deals.

And if that doesn't make sense, perhaps paying down debt does.

So what, if anything, do you plan to change about your finances this year?

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Not a Scientific Survey. Results may not total 100% due to rounding.

Commodities

  • Gold held near a two-month low, hurt by strong U.S. economic data and fears that the Federal Reserve could hike interest rates sooner than expected.

  • Pump jacks and wells in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation near McKittrick, Calif., March 23, 2014.

    Brent was trading below $103, heading for a second weekly loss as easing geopolitical risks and higher global oil supply pressured prices.

  • Robert Shiller

    Robert Shiller says stocks, bonds and real estate all look expensive. So what's an investor to do?

Currencies

Mutual Funds

  • Dollars are pouring into China again despite worries about the country's slowing economic growth. China's economy also still has its doubters, as do broad swaths of its stock market. Much of the worry centers on how well China can navigate a slowdown in its economic growth.

  • Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by regulators than planned after their lobbying against a first proposal backfired, sources said.

  • NEW YORK— If bonds start to tumble, should I sell my bond mutual fund? It's a question investors are asking as expectations rise for a more volatile bond market. Inventories of investment-grade and high-yield bonds at Wall Street banks and other primary dealers are now just 20 percent of where they were in 2007, according to State Street Global Advisors.

Bonds

Stocks