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  • 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

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

  • Abrupt movement in 401k portfolios

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

  • Cutting back on spending

    Bankrate is reporting two thirds of Americans are holding back on spending. CNBC's Sharon Epperson has the details.

  • Senior man reading newspaper

    The Treasury Department has issued new guidelines designed to expand the use of annuities inside 401(k) plans. Should you invest in them?

  • Savings tab file folder

    Higher contribution limits, more investment options, and auto increases and matches make it easier for you to save for retirement.

  • 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.

  • Protecting your portfolio

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson says it is important for long-term investors not to panic even if there is a broader correction ahead. Now may be a good time to sell big winners and consider asset allocation.

  • Medicine doctor blood pressure

    Most people don't examine their current Medicare plan—or even consider options. But enrollees need to do that every year, experts say.

  • Cashing out of savings

    Here are five ways to plan your income stream so you maximize Social Security, minimize taxes and ensure income.

  • Retail investor more sophisticated: Pro

    How the retail investor is reacting to swings in the stock market, with JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, and CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • The bank of Wal-Mart

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports Wal-Mart customers can now bank where they shop with "GoBank." The "Closing Bell" panel discusses the retailer's partnership with Green Dot Bank.

  • Health savings accounts have become a popular way to cover out-of-pocket medical costs. They might improve your retirement prospects, too.

  • Health care costs

    Nearly 150 million Americans are covered under work health plans, but spend less time on benefits than planning vacations, a costly mistake.

  • Savings

    You'll be surprised how quickly you can save $1,000 by the end of the year, simply by reducing or eliminating some common expenses.

  • Financial literacy

    States increasingly are establishing programs to educate teachers on how to teach financial literacy. Here are some of the challenges.

  • 401-not-ok

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the drop in 401(k) balances among households nearing retirement. Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital, provides insight.

  • Auto loan application

    To get the best loan deal, you need to do your homework. Here's a list of five things you should do.

  • 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.

  • mortgage, couple buying house, real estate, realtor homebuyers

    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.

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