Retirement planning falls prey to magical thinking for many people. Don't let it mislead you too. » Read More
By: Kelli B. Grant
Decision Day is May 1, and high school seniors who haven't yet picked a school should reassess financial aid packages. » Read More
Sooner or later, your retirement years will start. Take this quiz to see what you know about building a nest egg.
New services allow you to get groceries, laundry, and even liquor, delivered right to your door
Big price changes are on the way for 2015, and only some of them will work in the consumer's favor. How to prepare.
Need to make room for all those holiday gifts? Donate or resell some of your older stuff and get a tax break or cash back, too.
Do you have the best credit card in your wallet? Probably not—and that's a mistake that's costing you hundreds of dollars.
There's no place like home for the holidays—and family-focused gifts may fit the bill for Mom and Dad.
Reconsider these potentially ill-conceived retirement solutions.
How to save money by sharing cars, bedrooms, clothing, desk space and even groceries – with strangers. It's all part of the so-called Sharing Economy.
People have varying needs and risk thresholds, and one size rarely fits all when it comes to 401(k) investment choices.
Oh no! You forgot a gift. Don't worry, Bankrate found out which retailers can bail you out fast.
Every big retailer and toy review site has its own hot toy list. Here's where they intersect on predictions of this season's hard-to-find toys.
Depending on how—and how much—you plan to use them, you may be better off renting, or sharing, big-ticket items from boats and cars to power tools.
Some states' residents are better at preparing for retirement than others. Is your state among the least ready?
Perfect credit score? Owning a home free and clear? What's your financial dream?
For parents, drawing the line on being cool is a cost-cutting lesson for teenagers.
Families in these states don't have enough liquid assets to survive three months in poverty according to the Assets and Opportunity Scorecard.
Paying down credit card debt is a tall order. Here's what could make it even worse.
On an evolutionary basis, cognitive biases are great. But they can cost you money and lead to poor investing decisions if you're not paying attention.
All IRA owners will want to know about these new IRA rules before planning their estate or transferring money between IRAs.
Even if you choose your stocks well, they may falter eventually. Here's what to look for.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox