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Where Our Paychecks Went In June

Where Our Paychecks Went In June

07.31.2012
WASHINGTON -- Americans spent no more in June than they did in May, even though their income grew at the fastest pace in three months. The...
'Big Ang' 'Spend[s] It All!' On Florida Vacation

'Big Ang' 'Spend[s] It All!' On Florida Vacation

07.30.2012
Angela Raiola is determined to live large on "Big Ang" (Sun., 8:30 p.m. ET on VH1). For a Florida vacation, she was dropping so much cash...
How To Start Saving, From Maria Bartiromo (WATCH)

How To Start Saving, From Maria Bartiromo (WATCH)

07.27.2012
Maria Bartiromo, financial expert and anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell" dished on how to start saving money, even if you don't have much,...
Americans More Likely To Save For Cars, Vacations Than College Tuition

Americans More Likely To Save For Cars, Vacations Than College Tuition

Alexander Eichler  07.25.2012
Remember when Whitney Houston sang, "I believe the children are our future"? Nope. More Americans are saving today for a big-ticket purchase...
4 Reasons NOT To Borrow From Your 401(k) To Pay For College

4 Reasons NOT To Borrow From Your 401(k) To Pay For College

07.25.2012
New data from Charles Schwab suggests parents may be tapping into their 401(k) retirement savings to pay for college. The financial services...
Americans' Own Financial Security Plunges

Americans' Own Financial Security Plunges

Bonnie Kavoussi  07.25.2012
Kristen, a Los Angeles resident, used to earn $95,000 per year as a sales manager at a national newspaper. Now she is unemployed and buried...
WATCH: Maria Bartiromo, Anchor Of CNBC's

WATCH: Maria Bartiromo, Anchor Of CNBC's "Closing Bell" With Marlo Thomas

07.20.2012
Maria Bartiromo, anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell" and financial author, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and she had so much to...
With Nothing to Lose, Declining Net Worth Means Little to Asset-poor Families

With Nothing to Lose, Declining Net Worth Means Little to Asset-poor Families

07.17.2012
New data on household wealth paints a disturbing portrait of the decline in net worth for American families. But those numbers only tell...
Saving Money Is Hard -- Here's How I Do It

Saving Money Is Hard -- Here's How I Do It

07.16.2012
Every so often I hear how people save hundreds, even thousands of dollars by doing the simplest things. What bothers me is that these ideas...

New Poll Reveals Consumer's Top Financial Regrets -- But Is It Accurate?

07.12.2012
When you're polling consumers who are buried in debt, it's simple to blame overspending as the preliminary cause, but in reality it's a...
Nesting and Numbers

Nesting and Numbers

07. 6.2012
Do we enter a nesting period when we are about to embark on some of the most exciting times in our life?
Piggy Bank Apps Bring Seamless Saving To Smartphones

Piggy Bank Apps Bring Seamless Saving To Smartphones

Catherine New  07. 5.2012
Resist the urge to spend 99 cents on iTunes for a game and digitally toss that change into your piggy bank instead. That's the big idea...
Nearly Half Of Us Don't Have Enough Saved For This Basic Need

Nearly Half Of Us Don't Have Enough Saved For This Basic Need

Bonnie Kavoussi  06.25.2012
A financial crisis would be bad news for many of us. According to a new survey, we don't have sufficient emergency savings. Forty-nine...
Get Help to Improve Your Financial Situation

Get Help to Improve Your Financial Situation

06.20.2012
If times are tough for you and your family, we can help connect you with the tools and information you need to get back on your feet. We're...