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  • New Rule Signals Kiss of Death for Pensions Friday, 3 May 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    A little known rule change is signaling just how meaningless the retirement vehicle has become.

  • Gay Couple's Bankruptcy Filing Challenges DOMA Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    If a Florida state court recognizes the joint bankruptcy filing of two men married in Vermont, their lawyer said, it could put the Defense of Marriage Act in question.

  • Money Smarts—There's an App for That Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 6:48 AM ET

    Videogames and apps like the "Great Piggy Bank Adventure" promise to teach financial literacy. But some experts say schools may do a better job in spreading the knowledge.

  • Why Now Is the Time to Buy Long-Term Care Insurance Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    Long-term care insurance providers are hurting, and they are dreaming up new ways to share their pain with consumers. Here's how to cope.

  • What's America's Newest Taboo Subject? Don't Ask Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    About 85 percent of Americans surveyed said their credit card debt is a taboo subject for conversation with strangers.

  • Being Financially Prepared for DOMA Ruling Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 4:25 PM ET

    Amid speculation that the Defense of Marriage Act may be struck down, same-sex couples and their financial advisors are preparing for many possible changes in taxes and benefits.

  • Soros to Trump: most outrageous weddings Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    Something lavish, something diamond, something Hollywood and many things new. Such is the refrain of today's outrageous weddings, where glitz reigns supreme.

  • Millennials Tracking the ‘Greatest Generation’ Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    A report suggests 20-somethings living in their parents' basement may take after the thrifty, debt-averse survivors of the Great Depression.

  • Young Couples Go for the House First, Then Marriage Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    The rise in couples buying their house before they marry is good news for a housing industry that has fretted about the increasing age of first-time homebuyers.

  • Why Your Mechanic and Your Insurance Guy Love You Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    A new AAA report shows the average cost of driving 15,000 miles a year rose to $9,122 per year in 2012, a roughly two percent increase. The biggest increases were in maintenance costs and insurance costs.

  • Landing a Reverse Mortgage Just Got Tougher Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 9:08 AM ET

    Seniors looking for a reverse mortgage may have to look elsewhere for needed funds. Defaults on reverse mortgages has prompted a crackdown by the FHA.

  • Ivy-League Degree Makes Mom More Likely to Stay Home Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    Moms who graduate from the best schools are among the least likely college grads to be working full-time—or at all—a new analysis of government data finds. NBCNews.com reports.

  • Parents Kinda Stink at Teaching Kids About Money Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Parents always want their children to succeed, but a survey from T. Rowe Price shows many parents are "unrealistically optimistic" about their children's financial future.

  • Finding Your Best Second Career Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Whether it's inadequate savings or a craving for change, more and more Americans are embarking on second careers. Here's how to find your ideal next act.

  • 5 Surprises Your Retirement Plan Needs to Survive Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    You're just two years away from the big day, then, boom! Why financial advisers say Plan B should always be part of your retirement thinking.

  • Arggggh! American Workers Are at a Breaking Point Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    The economy may be showing signs of recovery, but American workers are about to snap. An overwhelming 83% say they're stressed out by at least one thing at work.

  • Five Things to Know Before You Hire a Mover Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    As Americans get on the move again after five years of recession and bottomed-out real estate prices, we asked moving experts for their advice on how to have a successful and worry-free move.

  • How to Put a Price Tag on an Employee's Weight Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    Gahhh! It's so hard to lose weight. You know what's even harder? Trying to put a price tag on employee weight loss.

  • Advisers Get Paid to Put Clients in Certain Funds Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 10:39 AM ET
    Fidelity Investments

    Fidelity Investments and Charles Schwab give independent financial advisers a percentage of the assets that their clients put in certain mutual funds, according to Reuters.

  • Generation Y Needs to Start 'Liking' Stocks—Now Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 9:50 AM ET

    Twenty-somethings must invest early and often because there may be no safety net when they need it, CNBC guest contributor Michael K. Farr says.

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