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Two new laws target high-income taxpayers. Will they hit your checkbook?
Overall prices for food we eat at home will rise by 2.5 to 3.5 percent this year, and shoppers are changing habits.
Home improvement projects don't necessarily add value to your investment. Choose ones with the best return on investment.
A new study reveals that many parents don't want to talk to their kids about finances.
High mutual fund costs can be a drain on returns, so know how the sales charge works—ahead of time. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains how to find value.
Loans that promised to help older people stay in their homes in retirement are, in some cases, pushing their children out. The NYT reports.
Asking a few more questions will help you arrive at the right decision for you. It pays to consider these 10.
AmEx Platinum cardholders are losing some lounge access, but gaining free Wi-Fi. When does the $450 annual fee pay off?
Realtor.com ranked the top 10 markets for first-time home buyers, using five factors to judge the best, including time on market.
Tuition, room and board are only part of college costs. Textbooks, technology and socializing add to the tab, but you can keep spending in check.
The majority of 401(k) participants are too busy, overwhelmed or just plain bored to make any changes to how their retirement money is being invested.
Consumer say dangerous vehicles like GM's Cobalt would have been recalled earlier if NHTSA had done its job.
About 4 million taxpayers are expected to get hit with the Alternative Minimum Tax, but there are ways to avoid "triggering" the tax.
Many baby boomers on the verge of retirement are facing nest-egg shortfalls and, given today's housing market, some might be considering downsizing.
If you're a psycho superstar, will you make more money? Find out what pundits say.
For those who are priced out of the new car market, Cars.com released its list of top buys for around $10,000.
Investors can guard against rising interest rates by analyzing current holdings, shortening bond maturities and reducing bond exposure.
Reverse mortgages let senior citizens convert home equity into cash without having to sell their house, but such loans come with significant risk.
Hate paying taxes? Then consider a home on the range, and keep as far away from New York as possible. Check out how your state ranks.
Fraudsters have scammed thousands by posing as the US Internal Revenue Service and demanding money for unpaid taxes, said the IRS' watchdog.
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