Personal Finance

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.

When same-sex couples face divorce, details like length of marriage and parental rights are not legally clear-cut.

Pop quiz: What’s your health insurance plan’s out-of-pocket maximum? What you don’t know could cost you.

Sharon Epperson, who recently returned from a serious health crisis, discusses the need to plan for the unexpected in life.

It took a traumatic event — a brain aneurysm — for CNBC’s Sharon Epperson to understand the importance of financial preparedness.

ATM fees hit a record, according to The average cost of an out-of-network ATM withdrawal is now near $5.

Social Security numbers exposed in the Equifax breach could be used for tax-related identity theft. Here’s how to head off the criminals.

Florida loses ground as one of the best places to retire, particularly in Irma’s aftermath.

It’s not just the three credit-reporting companies. There are hundreds of smaller, more specialized companies that store data on consumers’ behavior.