According to a new Bankrate study, Millennials may be better at managing their money than their parents, but their net worth is lagging. Details, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Greg McBride, Bankrate.com senior financial analyst.» Read More
Years after the financial crisis, many Americans still don't trust Wall Street and the banks with their money. Former FDIC chief Sheila Bair has some advice.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer tackles the crushing burden of student loan debt and explains how a 529 savings plan is the best way for parents to save for their children's education.
Here are eight money-saving tax deductions and other strategies that any taxpayer may be able to take advantage of, no matter how much they make.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer tackles long-term capital gains and dividend taxes, explaining why it's important not to let tax considerations drive investment decisions.
Saving for retirement? Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why investing in savings bonds may not be such a lucrative idea. To develop real financial independence, Cramer says you need to make your money work for you.
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.
About 4 million taxpayers are expected to get hit with the Alternative Minimum Tax, but there are ways to avoid "triggering" the tax.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer reveals common mistakes investors make with ETFs and mutual funds. When preparing for retirement, he prefers a cheap, low-cost index fund that mirrors the market as a whole.
Many retirees are looking for ways to lighten their tax bite. Sharon Epperson has three tax-saving steps to take a year or two before you retire.
The rich and the poor are not targets for the dreaded alternative minimum tax. It's the guy in the middle. Here's how to calculate your tax bite.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer highlights the differences between your retirement and discretionary portfolio. Cramer says to be more conservative with your retirement, while using a more aggressive approach with your discretionary.
Workers' retirement confidence has recovered from record lows of the past five years, showing an increase in 2014. But that's not the whole story.
The countdown to the April 15th tax filing deadline is on and the IRS is inundated with taxpayers' calls. CNBC's Sharon Epperson on where to get help.
Viewers sent us their questions on Twitter, Facebook and via emails. CNBC’s Sharon Epperson asks a leading tax expert for answers.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why a diversified portfolio of five to ten stocks is the best way to start investing in the market. Cramer suggests sectors for a building a portfolio.
Are you confused at tax time? You're not alone. TurboTax provided CNBC with answers to some of the most common questions on its website.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses the importance of teaching the youth about personal finance and gives his 3 keys for recent college graduates to keep in mind when investing.
According to a survey, 86 percent of Americans thinks it's not at all acceptable to cheat on taxes. Only 60 percent are motivated by fear of an audit.
When it comes to tax refunds, many Americans say they plan to do something virtuous with the money they get back. But that's not what really happens.
Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, urged banks to give people free access to their credit scores.
A new Economic Policy Institute report finds that minimum-wage workers earn far less than they need to make ends meet.
With tuition continuing to rise students are increasingly turning to strangers to crowdfund college, NBC News reports.
The recent volatility has shown that not all target-date funds are created equal.
Money tips for millennials. Tips for making the best financial decisions during the early years of life.
CNBC 'Explains' the complicated economics of our world—from stocks and balance sheets, to trade and public policy.
Featuring CNBC's Financial Advisor Council, this video series will aim to educate investors with straightforward financial advice.