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Your Money, Your Future


  • Retirees' big move (or not): What to consider Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    retirement relocation

    Many people nearing retirement grapple with choosing whether to retire "in place" or move to a new location. Here's what to think about.

  • How to shop for the best mortgage rate Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Denny Reichard, an agent with Jim Maloof Realtors, right, stands with potential home buyers Brian Giebelhausen and Lindsay Willing outside a previously owned home in Mackinaw, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, April 21, 2014. Existing home sales in the U.S. fell .2 percent in March, according to the National Association of Realtors.

    Mortgage rates are expected to move higher this fall, and that makes shopping for the right rate all the more critical. Here are some tips.

  • Top 10 reasons you should never borrow from your 401(k)

    401(k) accounts have replaced the home-equity loan as the primary source of quick cash for financially strapped Americans. Ric Edelman, noted financial advisor, explains why this is a huge mistake.

  • Prepared to retire? Test your 401(k) knowledge Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    Starting early and saving enough for retirement are ongoing concerns. But do Americans really even understand retirement basics?

  • Big surge in 401(k) balances, but Americans still not saving enough

    A surging stock market has speeded the recovery of many workers' retirement plans over the past few years. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on new data that shows a 92 percent gain in the average 401(k) account balance since the market low in 2009.

  • Bair: Important money lessons to teach your kids Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Sheila Bair, the former chair of the FDIC, says there are three lessons parents should teach children so they can be financially independent.

  • Deepak Chopra's guide to thinking rich Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    Money cash falling from sky

    Deepak Chopra offers three strategies that can help you visualize your financial dreams and turn them into reality.

  • Former FDIC chair offers money tips to millennials Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    There are smart ways young adults can attain financial security—from opening automatic savings plans to enrolling in company benefit plans.

  • Debt stress and anxiety: How to get out from under Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 9:04 AM ET
    Deepak Chopra

    Feeling down in the dumps about credit card debt? Dr. Deepak Chopra offers up three ways to reduce your stress—and your debt load.

  • Is your child college bound? How do you pay for it? Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    Many parents may be overwhelmed by the cost of college, which has ballooned since they were undergrads. Here are some tips on how to pay for it all.

  • Ouch! How to pay your tax bill to the IRS Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    It's D-Day and time to settle the score with Uncle Sam. Here are the best ways to pay your tax bill to avoid costly penalties and fines.

  • Cramer's Playbook: Traditional or Roth Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
    Cramer's Playbook: Traditional or Roth

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer breaks down the differences between traditional retirement methods and a Roth 401(k) or IRA.

  • Cramer's Playbook: Stop loss not for everyone Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
    Cramer's Playbook: Sell-off protection

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how to stay afloat in a volatile market environment and emphasizes the importance of having a diversified portfolio, decent cash flow, and a shopping list of stocks to buy into weakness.

  • Obama advisor charts smart course for financial ed Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:18 AM ET
    College students in class

    The Oval Office is jumping in on the push to teach kids the basics of finance—suggesting financial education begin as early as kindergarten.

  • Cramer's Playbook: IRA vs. 401(k) Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
    Cramer's Playbook: IRA vs. 401(k)

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he believes an IRA is the single, best retirement vehicle out there.

  • Savings showdown: Retirement or college tuition? Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    Bad news, kids. When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college years.

  • Cramer's Playbook: Never judge a stock by its $ price

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why investors should use the price to earnings multiple to value stocks.

  • Money-saving advice for last minute tax filers Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Money-saving advice for last minute tax filers

    There's one week to go before your federal taxes are due. Now, if you haven't done you 1040s yet, there's still some time and if you're a last-minute filer, Sharon Epperson has some money-saving advice on getting the most out of your return.

  • Deepak Chopra's 'secret' to making money Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 10:28 AM ET
    Deepak Chopra

    To have a bright financial future, you need to focus on your financial health, according to educator and best-selling author Dr. Deepak Chopra.

  • White House advisor on importance of financial education

    President Obama recently formed the President's Advisory Council for Financial Capability to help teach kids the basics of finance. Council chair John Rogers, chairman and CEO of Ariel Investments, talks with CNBC's Sharon Epperson about why the White House is so focused on this cause.

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