Personal Finance

Say hello to the health savings account. It’s your next pot of retirement dollars. How to get the most out of your account.

Sharon Epperson breaks down how you can lower your credit card interest rate and raise your credit limit.

Few cardholders ask their credit card issuer for fee waivers, a lower interest rate or a bigger credit limit, despite good chances of success.

You can pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never put on plastic, according to Experian.

The Federal Reserved hiked interest rates and signaled that two more may be ahead by the end of 2018. So what does rising rates mean for you and your budget? Sharon Epperson breaks it down for us.

Sharon Epperson explains how a 529 could help you save for education expenses.

The majority of U.S. adults feel financially secure, yet retirement and emergency savings are nonexistent for many of them, a new report from the Federal Reserve shows.

The number of Fidelity 401(k) accounts with a balance of $1 million or more is on the rise. But as Sharon Epperson tells us, having all that money stashed away doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll become a millionaire in retirement.

Retirees are wealthier than ever, but saving $1 million requires adopting a long-term approach, Fidelity’s Jeanne Thompson says.

If you enroll in Medicare without weighing your options, you could end up with unexpected health costs. Here’s how to avoid them.

If you’ve been waiting for the right time to ask for that raise, that time may be now. Sharon Epperson has tips and strategies to increase your chances to increase your paycheck.

There’s more to consider when passing down wealth than the tax implications.

Wells Fargo is shelling out $1 billion in penalties to regulators. Affected car and home loan borrowers can expect to get their money back. Here’s what they should know.

New standards, which take effect April 16, will strip tax lien information from credit reports. Some scores will edge higher as a result.