Your Money, Your Future


  • Stimulating middle class wages Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:20 PM ET
    Stimulating middle class wages

    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.

  • Time to buy a home now ... or later? Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 9:15 AM ET
    Time to buy a home now ... or later?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson appears on Today to discuss whether now is a good time to buy a home or whether it's in buyers' best interests to wait. With Mike Aubrey, real estate expert.

  • Is pet insurance worth it? Sunday, 18 Jan 2015 | 3:00 PM ET
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    Pet owners spent $870 million on pet insurance in 2014. But is insuring your pet really worth it?

  • How to escape the black hole of student debt Sunday, 18 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    College graduate sad debt

    Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for many recent graduates, and even some old ones. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.

  • What financial advisors must do to survive: Pro Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:04 PM ET
    Financial advisor with female client

    A new study shows many affluent women are dissatisfied with their financial advisors. Gemma Godfrey explains why.

  • Wealthy women use advisors, but most aren't happy with them

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on a new study by Spectrum Group which finds wealthy women who earn more than $200,000 per year, are more likely to take risks as long their educated on the decision. CNBC contributor Gemma Godfrey and CNBC's Sharon Epperson, provide perspective.

  • What wealthy women want Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 12:57 PM ET
    Writing a check

    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.

  • Want a raise? Do this before you ask for one Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    workplace employee

    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.

  • Do you really understand life insurance?: Quiz Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 7:30 AM ET

    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.

  • The place where spending cash becomes a playground Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 3:00 PM ET
    Students learn how to budget their money at Finance Park in Fairfax County, Virginia.

    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.

  • Show me the money Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    Show me the money

    The December jobs number proves the strengthening economy is intact. Is now a good time to ask for a raise? Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson shares tips on climbing the salary ladder and having the money talk with your boss.

  • Pros and cons of 401(k) roll over to pension Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    Pros and cons of 401(k) roll over to pension

    Rolling over 401(k) money to pension offers lifetime income stream. The benefits and the drawbacks, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Many Millennials mooch off mom & dad Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the disconnect between how optimistic millennials are about their financial future and achieving their goals.

  • Millennials hoarding cash Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 4:28 PM ET
    Millennials hoarding cash

    Studies show millennials are avoiding the stock market. CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at how millennials are spending their money.

  • Markets love midterms Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    Markets love midterms

    How investors benefit from midterm elections, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Saving for retirement just got easier Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 4:33 PM ET
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    Higher contribution limits, more investment options, and auto increases and matches make it easier for you to save for retirement.

  • Gauging patience of 401k participants Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 4:17 PM ET
    Gauging patience of 401k participants

    Discussing recent movement in 401k portfolios on market fears, with Ric Edelman, Edelman Financial Services, and CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Abrupt movement in 401(k) portfolios Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 4:16 PM ET
    Abrupt movement in 401k portfolios

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the correlation between market moves and movement in 401(k) investments.

  • Annuities for retirement: Good or bad idea? Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 4:13 PM ET
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    The Treasury Department has issued new guidelines designed to expand the use of annuities inside 401(k) plans. Should you invest in them?

  • What your wallet can reveal about your finances Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    Fat wallet, stuffed wallet, wallet, money wallet, personal finance, savings

    A wallet with crumpled receipts, rewards cards, etc. can also signal trouble getting a handle on your finances. Here's how to clean both up.

About Your Money, Your Future

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