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Despite Americans' reputation as reckless spenders, most do the responsible thing and use the windfall to build up savings or to pay down debt.
A new survey on corporate health benefits draws a picture of a world where companies go beyond building gyms and banning smoking, to rewarding employees for lowering their cholesterol and being monitored by a "primary nurse case manager."
Applications for home mortgages rebounded last week as interest rates tumbled, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
U.S. home prices rose as more homeowners turned to distressed sales rather than foreclosure, in another sign the recovery in the housing market is gaining traction, data from CoreLogic showed on Tuesday.
Here's a contest that's offering a free "test drive" of retirement in a tropical destination for a month. Applicants "must be willing to relax." Think you got what it takes?
Outstanding student debt is beginning to impede the economy as a whole, a new report suggests, chiefly by robbing the housing market of its richest crop of new buyers: young college graduates.
Calls for ending the mortgage interest deduction are circling through Washington. Proponents of the deduction say they're prepared to fight to the bitter end.
Despite evidence to the contrary, housing is "not going to gain momentum" this year, the NAHB's economist told CNBC.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages sagged for a third straight week last week, even as mortgage rates eased slightly, an industry group survey showed on Wednesday.
U.S. single-family home prices picked up in December, closing out 2012 with the biggest yearly gain in more than six years as the housing market got back on its feet.
Living on a smaller scale may mean fewer expenses in retirement, but a move to a smaller home does not necessarily guarantee savings.
Most homeowners use personal savings to pay for renovations, but borrowing makes sense when the updates will pay you back.
Homeowners who received help on their second mortgage are still facing foreclosure on their first mortgage, according to housing advocates, the New York Times reports.
Fewer U.S. homeowners owe more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth, according to a new report.
The Federal Reserve says the money market fund industry needs more regulations to keep it from a collapse and a repeat of another run on assets. Money market management firms like Fidelity, are fighting back saying enough is being done to keep investors safe.
For the nearly half of Americans expecting a refund on their taxes this year, four ideas for maximizing the money that's coming back.
An attempt by the IRS to get new regulations to stop fraud among tax preparers has hit a roadblock. The issue raises the age-old question of credibility for those who prepare our taxes.
Families can be torn apart or money forfeited by refusing to take death into account financially or attempting to glide over it legally. Here's how to avoid such a dismal scenario.
While prudent borrowers are using extra cash to pay down debt, many are either forgoing the savings to shorten the term of the loan, or spending it.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week even as interest rates climbed, while refinancing demand accounted for a slightly smaller proportion of total activity, an industry group said on Wednesday.
Check out this mashup of some of Suze Orman's best advice and make sure to watch The Susan Orman Show series finale on Saturday, March 28 9p ET.
In the series finale, Oprah Winfrey tells Suze she knew from the very first time she was on her show, that Suze was destined to do something special.
Suze Orman offers a behind the scenes look at her show.