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Conventional wisdom says young investors should invest heavily in stocks. Some advisors say that's too risky.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports 85 percent of the portfolio of the average 25-year old is in equities. Rob Arnott, Research Affiliates CEO, discuss.
College savings plans will remain tax free, which is great news for the families who are using them to save for college.
Retirement savers achieved record balances in their 401(k) balances in 2014. The biggest winners were those who became millionaires.
The number of 401(k ) millionaires has double in the past 2 years, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Jonathan Clements, "Money Guide 2015" author, provides insight on the surge.
Trying to get your finances under control? Now you can, with just a few clicks.
A number of predictors indicate just how happy you'll be in retirement. Here are nine to consider.
Discussing middle class income ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address, with Robert Wolf, 32 Advisors founder; Rick Harrison, "Pawn Stars"; and the "Closing Bell" panel.
Pet owners spent $870 million on pet insurance in 2014. But is insuring your pet really worth it?
Despite the widespread notion that women are more cautious investors, a new study says affluent women actually like to take more risk—as long as they fully understand the trades.
Wages have been slow to rise, but polls find that many workers never even ask for a raise. Here are some ways you can ask for one.
A majority of Americans do not understand the details of life insurance policies. How much do you really know? Take this quiz to find out.
Finance Park is a playground, of sorts, meant to give eighth graders a chance to be adults for a day and make those basic budgeting decisions.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the disconnect between how optimistic millennials are about their financial future and achieving their goals.
Studies show millennials are avoiding the stock market. CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at how millennials are spending their money.
How investors benefit from midterm elections, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the correlation between market moves and movement in 401(k) investments.
Bankrate is reporting two thirds of Americans are holding back on spending. CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the details.
The Treasury Department has issued new guidelines designed to expand the use of annuities inside 401(k) plans. Should you invest in them?
Higher contribution limits, more investment options, and auto increases and matches make it easier for you to save for retirement.
Most student loans offer a six-month grace period before borrowers have to pay, though interest usually keeps accruing.
These extra travel expenses add up to hundreds of dollars.
Days before a big race, a Nascar team had its critical computer files held for ransom. Here's how you can protect yourself.