Your Money, Your Future


  • Tax audit 1040

    The 2013 calendar year may be over, but opportunities to lower last year’s tax liability are not. Troll for overlooked deductions and tax credits.

  • Dan Marino

    Dan Marino had a brilliant career for the Miami Dolphins. Now he has teamed up with the AARP to educate Americans on how to create financial success.

  • In the State of the Union, the president talked about education, but with student loan debt of nearly $1.2 trillion is it time to offer refinancing?

  • Target and money

    It’s not the rich who have the most to worry about. Some 3.9 million taxpayers are expected to get hit with the AMT for 2013.

  • In his new book, the market guru shares his tests to grade value stocks that are poised for super-growth potential. A guide in this rocky market.

  • Cramer's Playbook: 401(k) or IRA?

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer helps investors take control of their retirement and reveals the power of IRAs and compounding in your 401(k).

  • Using the right technology can make tax preparation go easier and faster. Here are seven apps and tools to try.

  • Form tax identity theft to deductions that may catch an auditor's eye, here are the most common taxpayer mistakes - and how to sidestep them.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks to a three top financial advisors about the strategies you must employ right now to improve your financial life.

  • With medical bills still the leading cause of personal bankruptcy, buying the right health insurance coverage is a critical. Here's a helpful guide.

  • It's work to evaluate whether a stock can match the gold standards of Google, Amazon and Starbucks. But in his new book, the guru tells you how.

  • IRS Internal Revenue Service

    The IRS answered a smaller share of taxpayer calls and kept taxpayers on hold longer last year than in other recent years. And it may get worse.

  • Cramer's take on financial literacy

    Before investing in stocks, Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why paying off your high-interest rate debt is key to having a sound financial foundation.

  • It's tax season, and once again IRS auditors are eyeing errors and omissions from returns. Here's what could trigger a second look from the feds.

  • The fees on actively managed funds are rising. Don't think your dollar fees are small because percentages are. Here's how to do your homework.

  • Same sex marriage

    Something new is coming this tax season for some same-sex couples: For the first time, they will file as "married" on their federal return.

  • Millions plan to make financial resolutions for 2014, yet most of those new vows won't last. Here are new tips on how to make those resolutions stick.

  • About 19 percent of Americans spend more money then they make. These handy tools help people budget and get better control their spending habits.

  • Diet and fitness vows are fine, but this year, try resolutions that will improve your financial life.

  • Making your financial resolutions stick

    A record 54 percent of consumers plan to make financial resolutions for 2014, with more than half vowing to save more, but as CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains, many run into problems keeping those financial resolutions. Here are some tips to avoid the pitfalls.

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