Personal Finance

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.

Research firm Global Cyber Alliance finds that some of the most popular tax software could lead to consumer data getting into the hands of hackers.

Tax code changes and rising interest rates may mean debts like home equity lines of credit should take higher repayment priority.

With the stock market at new highs, you may be getting close to your retirement savings goal. Sharon Epperson has some tips on the next moves you should make.

Americans racked up an average of $1,054 of debt this holiday season. Here’s how to pay that off.

“Many of you are actually going to save a fortune on your tax returns,” says David Bach.

Health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts offer tax-deferred benefits. Here’s how to best integrate them into your savings.

Accidents or illnesses can lead to unexpected financial costs. Sharon Epperson discusses tips to avoid dipping into your retirement savings.