Personal Finance


More employers are looking beyond retirement resources to help employees with other financial issues, from budgeting and debt management to investing, health care and saving to buy a home.


The conflict of interest rule for advisors issued by the Labor Department earlier this month promises greater protections for investors.

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Forget about counting calories: Shaping up your finances can reap far more rewards than fitting into a swimsuit.

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Don’t lie when applying for insurance. It can come back to haunt you.


Saving for retirement via a 401(k) might not be perfect, but for many it is the only option. Here are 5 ways you can maximize its growth.

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Dreams of lengthy cruises and beach life may be just that, with 20 of the world’s biggest countries facing a pension shortfall worth $78 trillion, Citi said in a report sent on Wednesday.


You don’t have to live in a state of money madness. Make the effort at least once a year to get your financial house in order. Here’s how.


Women control more than $11 trillion in investable assets in the U.S.


Sharon Epperson reports on how some financial advisors are helping to close the wealth gap between white and black families.

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While a lengthy credit history is a key component of a good credit score, staying faithful to just one card has its drawbacks.

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The odds of whether a relationship will work out may have less to do with love and a lot more to do with money.

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Financial advisor Zaneilia Harris says women must avoid investing under stress but be vigilant in protecting their legacy and net worth.

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Your children may be facing student loans and a lackluster job market, but you can still give them a savings boost.


Criminals are less interested in your credit card numbers these days. Their new target: opening accounts in your name.