CNBC.com personal finance reporter Kelli B. Grant reports on the big changes in effect for the 2014 tax year and how to prepare for them.» Read More
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.
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Criminal attacks on health-care providers increased dramatically—up 100 percent since 2010. And Obamacare may make it worse, according to a new study.
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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.
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Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, urged banks to give people free access to their credit scores.
The federal government accused ITT Educational Services, one of the largest for-profit post-secondary education chains, of making predatory loans.
Vacations: They're not just for R&R. Experts say family travels offer great opportunities to boost children's financial literacy.
More than 4 in 10 working parents would prefer to work rather than stay at home, even if finances were not an issue, a survey finds.
Student loan debt can be debilitating for many college graduates. But some financial institutions are providing relief with refinancing options.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's will was 10 years old, and experts say that was just one of the problems.