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Record lottery payouts are rewriting the conventional financial wisdom about how the winners can best handle their good fortune, from tax advice to their reconfigured lives.
Women are making inroads financially, but with their financial advisors, not so much. Find out what women want from advisors, and why it matters.
Workers' retirement confidence has recovered from record lows of the past five years, showing an increase in 2014. But that's not the whole story.
Some states have put procedures in place to spot the most obvious warning signs of identity theft on tax returns. The solution: Lexus-Nexus.
Call it what you want. Heart-and-soul spending. Secret obsession spending. It's about the desires of the heart. And no one is immune from it.
New rules from the SEC may allow anyone to own a piece of a crowdfunded social entrepreneurship venture.
When life changes, so will your taxes. Breaks and pitfalls to be aware of before you file.
Forget consolidation loans, extended credit lines or debt relief agencies. Some say the only way to escape debt is the hard, sweaty way.
President Obama has proposed changing the rules defining when workers get overtime pay, with potentially far-reaching effects.
Some wealthy and low-income married couples are losing out at tax time, but experts say eliminating the marriage penalty is complicated.
Criminal attacks on health-care providers increased dramatically—up 100 percent since 2010. And Obamacare may make it worse, according to a new study.
College scholarship offers abound this time of year, but landing one takes planning and effort. Here's how to make the process work.
Are you confused at tax time? You're not alone. TurboTax provided CNBC with answers to some of the most common questions on its website.
That email from your power company could be bogus. And if you click on the link, you could be in for a nasty surprise.
It's not just women fighting stereotypes. Men are having a tougher time shedding the view that they should be the big breadwinner.
Congrats! Your child has been accepted into college and offered financial aid. But beware: Haggling may backfire.
A new study by AARP shows that a combination of online behaviors and life experiences can make someone more vulnerable to fraud.
Mistaken identity—trying to collect a debt from the wrong person—was by far the most common complaint about debt collectors.
When it comes to tax refunds, many Americans say they plan to do something virtuous with the money they get back. But that's not what really happens.
Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, urged banks to give people free access to their credit scores.