A recent report found more than 137 million Americans are facing financial hardship because of medical debt. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports.
Many Americans are using their credit cards to pay for surprise medical bills. These steps can help you get out from under the weight of those debts.
Here are the biggest tax changes in 2019. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on "Closing Bell."
Dec. 31 is the deadline for retirees and inheritors of retirement accounts to take required minimum distributions. Here's how to do it right.
If you discover that you don't like your 2020 Medicare coverage after Dec. 7 — which is when open enrollment ends — you might have options for switching to a different plan, depending on the specifics of your situation.
The 33% of buyers who roll negative equity into a new loan can typically count on stretching out their new loan over more time, with a higher interest rate and larger monthly payment.
Before the winner would even get a penny, $37 million would be withheld for federal taxes. Much more would likely be due at tax time.
It's hard to say "no" to a year-end bonus, especially if you have big shopping plans for the holidays. Yet, sometimes it makes sense to delay it into the new year.
Heading into this holiday season, Americans have an average debt of $58,673 and it's making them feel more stress than good cheer.
The number of Fidelity 401(k) plans with a balance of $1 million or more jumped to a record 200,000 in the third quarter of 2019.
Restoring Social Security's solvency could require higher taxes, benefit cuts or a combination of both. Here's why one possible change, raising the full retirement age, is so controversial.
For recent college graduates, December marks the end of the six-month grace period, which means it's time to start paying back those student loans.
While the main draw of a Roth IRA for many investors is the tax-free income it will deliver in their golden years, there are some instances when the benefits are greater.
You will be able to set aside more money for retirement in the new year, according to the IRS. Here's how much pre-tax money you can put in workplace retirement savings plans and IRAs.
Almost half of Americans will take holiday travel this year, Nerdwallet found, and 71% of them will put some expenses on their credit cards. Here's a look at how and where we're spending Thanksgiving and other holidays.
'Tis the season to rack up more debt? With so many credit card holders already carrying balances, these are the moves to consider so that you're not drowning in debt come January.
Take a closer look at your high-deductible plan and health savings account this fall. The tax advantages on your HSA could beat your retirement plan at work.
As the market climbs to new highs, you might be tempted to ratchet back your exposure to stocks. But now is not the time to do that, experts say, unless you're in a couple of specific situations.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on a partnership between Experian and FICO to improve credit scores of millennials and draw in a new crowd of borrowers.
Millions of consumers are getting an unexpected credit boost this year. Experian and FICO are announcing big changes that could instantly raise your credit score. Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson has what they’re looking for, where they’ll be looking and what you need to know.