Week at a glance: All stories

5:41pm: When you can't control your financial life, make sure someone you trust will by assigning power of attorney when writing your will. More
5:39pm: Making your medical wishes known through living wills and health care proxies now can save a lot of heartache later. More
5:37pm: Use these tips to determine whether or not setting up a trust the best for you. More
5:36pm: If you don't have a will, a court decides who gets your assets. More
5:34pm: SensorWake is a new alarm clock that wakes you up with the smell of chocolate, croissants, the ocean, or cash. More
5:15pm: Some IRA accounts come with required minimum distributions. More
5:14pm: You can take early withdrawals from your IRA accounts, but it may cost you. More
5:13pm: The choice between a traditional IRA and a Roth IRA can be difficult, but generally you're better off in a Roth if you expect to be in a higher tax bracket when you retire. More
5:12pm: A Roth IRA is a retirement savings account that allows your money to grow tax-free. More
5:11pm: A traditional IRA is a tax-deferred retirement savings account that allows your money to grow much faster. More
4:57pm: Get ready to start seeing animated GIF images in your Facebook news feed. More
4:56pm: What to do with the money you've socked away in your 401(k). More
4:54pm: How to change jobs and bring your 401(k) with you. More
4:48pm: Project Jacquard is making conductive yarn and woven touch-sensitive panels that can control your smart devices. More
4:45pm: Making early withdrawals from your 401(k) can cost you dearly. More
4:43pm: Uncle Sam doesn't offer many gifts, but a 401(k) retirement plan is one of them. More
4:40pm: Ross Ulbricht, creator of the underground website Silk Road, which let users anonymously buy and sell anything from drugs to hacking tutorials, was sentenced Friday to life in prison after he made an emotional plea for leniency. More
3:21pm: Entertainment Weekly is the first of Time Inc's magazines to get a pay wall. More
3:17pm: Once you hit retirement, you get to kick back and enjoy your savings. But you'll enjoy them a lot more and a lot longer if you manage your withdrawals smartly. More
3:16pm: When you change employers, you must decide what to do with your 401(k) money from your old job. More
3:16pm: Even if you've got a 401(k), an IRA can give your savings a big boost. More
3:15pm: A 401(k) plan is the easiest and best way to save for retirement. More
3:13pm: To build a nest egg large enough to see you through retirement you'll need the growth that stocks provide. More
3:11pm: To live well in retirement, you no longer can rely solely on a company pension plan or Social Security. Instead, you will have to depend on how skillfully you plan and invest, and whether you make good use of tax-advantaged savings plans such as 401(k)s and IRAs. More
3:08pm: Ed Gilligan spent his entire 35-year career with American Express, starting as an intern ad rising to one of the highest executive posts at the bank. More
3:00pm: As mandated by the Affordable Care Act, nearly all Americans are now required to have health coverage or face penalties. Here's where you can search for a plan. More
2:59pm: Follow these money saving tips to save on health care coverage. More
2:53pm: As mandated by the Affordable Care Act, nearly all Americans are now required to have health coverage or face penalties. Here's where you can search for a plan. More
2:51pm: While you pay the insurance company to cover your medical care, you'll also pay for at least some portion of your medical bills More
2:26pm: How to minimize your changes of being questioned by the IRS. More
2:25pm: The AMT also might be called the Annoying Minimum Tax since it's a hassle-and-a-half to figure out. And it's hitting a lot of people for whom it was not intended. More
2:25pm: Understanding tax fundamentals can save you money. More
2:23pm: There are plenty of circumstances in which tax penalties will apply. Here are a few common ones. More
2:20pm: Use these tips to determine whether or not setting up a trust the best for you. More
2:19pm: Making your medical wishes known through living wills and health care proxies now can save a lot of heartache later. More
2:18pm: If you don't have a will, a court decides who gets your assets. More
2:18pm: When you can't control your financial life, make sure someone you trust will by assigning power of attorney when writing your will. More
2:03pm: Good behavior when it comes to paying student loans can save you dollars and cents More
2:02pm: Even if you follow a regular savings plan for college, you may still come up short. There are several sources of financial aid for college. More
2:02pm: the "Today" show has been mired in second place behind ABC's "Good Morning America" for years, but it just won back-to-back victories, and ABC is getting nervous. More
2:00pm: If you save early and wisely, college may be affordable after all. More
1:59pm: There are a number of tax-advantaged federal and state college savings vehicles at your disposal. More
1:59pm: Why can't the IRS protect you? Either its too broke -- or it's not spending its $10.9 billion budget the right way. More
1:43pm: Apple acquires a German software company that makes it easy for developers to build augmented reality apps. More
12:54pm: Neverland is for sale, chimps not included More
12:47pm: Stocks rose a lot in May but volatility returned. It's all about the Federal Reserve now. More
12:34pm: Getting the right life insurance policy at the right price can be incredibly easy or very difficult. More
12:33pm: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson tries to save California and the box office this weekend. More
12:33pm: There are two basic kinds of life insurance policies: whole life and term insurance. More
12:26pm: After teaching your children the hard money lessons, show them the rewards of financial self-control with investing lessons. More
12:25pm: Teach your teen how to handle credit responsibly at an early age. More
12:24pm: The best way to teach your kids about money is to pay them an allowance. More
12:24pm: Teaching your kids about financial responsibility means setting a budget -- and deciding what to do when children run afoul of their own guidelines. More
12:20pm: While it's the insurer's job to restore you financially, it's your job to prove your losses. And your perspective on what's fair compensation won't always jibe with your insurer's. More
12:20pm: Here's how to find broad home insurance coverage without burning a hole in your pocket. More
12:19pm: Here are some tips to help you make the right choices about homeowners insurance. More
12:17pm: Follow these tips to sell your home for the best possible price. More
12:16pm: 1. Start with your credit. Credit reports are kept by the three major credit agencies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. They show whether you are habitually late with payments and whether you have run into serious credit problems in the past. More
12:12pm: Follow these tips to find the best financial adviser for your needs. More
12:11pm: What to keep in mind when seeking professionals to help handle your financial planning, stock trading, insurance coverage and tax returns. More
12:09pm: The single most important thing an investor can do is practice asset allocation. Here's how. More
12:06pm: Anheuser-Busch is producing cans of drinking water at its brewery in Georgia to help Texas and Oklahoma flood victims. More
12:01pm: The difference between government, corporate, high-yield and municipal bond funds. More
12:01pm: Stock mutual funds can be broken down by their investment strategy. Here are some of the most common categories and sub-categories. More
12:00pm: With so many options, picking the right mutual fund can get confusing. Here are a few tips. More
11:59am: A mutual fund pools money from investors to construct a portfolio of stocks, bonds, real estate, or other securities. Each investor in the fund gets a slice of the total pie. More
10:55am: Box office smashes like "Avengers" and "Furious 7" have boosted sales for giant screen operator IMAX. The company is now setting its sights on expansion in China. More
10:50am: A team of British behavioral scientists had found that simple tweaks in government communication can have a big impact. They are now coming to help U.S. cities. More
9:43am: If you love Apple, consider investing in some of its suppliers as well. More
9:07am: A Florida yacht dealer has plans to build the world's largest private pleasure boat for about $750 million. More
8:49am: The U.S. economy lost ground in the first quarter, but it is already showing signs of life. More
8:37am: If your iPhone shut down after receiving a weird string of characters, you might not be able to get back into Messages. Here's how to fix that. More
8:18am: The International Monetary Fund has warned that a deal to rescue Greece is still some way off, and it may ultimately be forced to leave the euro. More
8:10am: Google's new Photos tool packs in smart new tricks like recognizing animals and landmarks. More
7:46am: Monaco's low tax rates and prime location in the Mediterranean act as magnets for the world's super rich. More
5:01am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
7:56pm: Hulu CEO tells CNNMoney that '19 Kids and Counting' episodes were removed 'in consultation with TLC' More
6:41pm: A federal judge must decide between two starkly different portrayals of 31-year-old Ross Ulbricht, who is facing sentencing for his role in founding Silk Road. More
6:22pm: Weighing the risks and benefits when investing in the bond market. More
6:21pm: Bonds are generally considered a safe investment, but the relative risk depends on the type of bond. More
6:21pm: Here are the main ways to purchase bonds. More
6:20pm: The ins and outs of taxable and tax-free debt when investing in bonds More
6:18pm: Over periods of five years or more, stock prices closely track corporate profit growth. The longer the stretch of time, the more important earnings trends are. More
6:17pm: Stocks are the best way to save money for long-term goals. More
6:06pm: Many employees rush to exercise their stock options as soon as they can. That's not always a smart move. More
6:05pm: Companies can offer different kinds of plans that offer very different tax advantages and disadvantages. More
6:04pm: Employee stock options used to be reserved for the executive suite. No longer. More and more companies are offering stock options to the rank and file as well. More
5:44pm: Google Cardboard has a new design and has made new tools for capturing virtual reality video. More
5:41pm: Some auto insurance provisions are crucial, others are desirable, still others are just unnecessary. More
5:39pm: Those low lease payments look great, but there's no such thing as a free lunch. More
5:36pm: "The show's over," a source says. But there are good reasons why TLC hasn't officially cancelled "19 Kids and Counting" yet. More
5:36pm: With used cars more reliable than ever, the choice often boils down to money. More
5:34pm: Follow these steps to get the best deal on a new car. More
5:31pm: Add up all the costs and alternatives before you decide which car best fits your image. More
4:57pm: Follow these money saving tips to save on health care coverage. More
4:56pm: As mandated by the Affordable Care Act, nearly all Americans are now required to have health coverage or face penalties. Here's where you can search for a plan. More
4:56pm: While you pay the insurance company to cover your medical care, you'll also pay for at least some portion of your medical bills More
4:54pm: What to do with the money you've socked away in your 401(k). More
4:53pm: How to change jobs and bring your 401(k) with you. More
4:53pm: Making early withdrawals from your 401(k) can cost you dearly. More
4:52pm: Uncle Sam doesn't offer many gifts, but a 401(k) retirement plan is one of them. More
4:45pm: The AMT also might be called the Annoying Minimum Tax since it's a hassle-and-a-half to figure out. And it's hitting a lot of people for whom it was not intended. More
4:44pm: How to minimize your changes of being questioned by the IRS. More
4:41pm: Understanding tax fundamentals can save you money. More
4:38pm: There are plenty of circumstances in which tax penalties will apply. Here are a few common ones. More
4:21pm: How to minimize your changes of being questioned by the IRS. More
4:21pm: An Oculus Rift VR headset and compatible computer could cost about $1,500 More
4:20pm: The AMT also might be called the Annoying Minimum Tax since it's a hassle-and-a-half to figure out. And it's hitting a lot of people for whom it was not intended. More
4:19pm: There are plenty of circumstances in which tax penalties will apply. Here are a few common ones. More
4:19pm: Understanding tax fundamentals can save you money. More
4:08pm: Debt is not always a bad thing. In fact, there are instances where the leveraging power of a loan actually helps put you in a better overall financial position. Here are a few. More
4:07pm: While you're cleaning up your debt, order copies of your credit reports and your credit scores since the information contained in them will directly affect the interest rates you're offered on credit cards, mortgages and other loans. More
4:05pm: If you want to get your debt under control, start by figuring out your spending patterns and identifying unnecessary expenses. More
4:04pm: Common ways to cut your spending and reduce your monthly bills. More
4:03pm: Budgets are the only practical way to get a grip on spending. More
4:02pm: Instead of parking the majority of your cash in a savings account, you could open a certificate of deposit or money market deposit account. More
4:00pm: Checking and savings accounts are not the exclusive domain of banks. They are also offered by some non-bank businesses. Here are three of the most common. More
3:59pm: A bank is one of the safest places to stash your cash. More
3:57pm: Many of us haven't thought much about which financial goals really matter most. Here's how to identify your top three financial objectives. More
3:23pm: While competitors are getting rid of artificial ingredients and considering kale, Carl's Jr. is going all in with the high-calorie Most American Thickburger. More
3:19pm: A generous patron left a $2,000 tip earlier this week at a D.C. restaurant. More
3:18pm: Disgraced former Lehman CEO Dick Fuld is trying to make a comeback on Wall Street. More
2:25pm: Lunchcruit is a new startup that facilitates lunch between employers and prospective employees in a relaxed, zero-commitment environment. More
2:02pm: Renewables now account for 9.8% of U.S. energy use, the highest level since the 1930s, when people used a lot more wood. More
1:43pm: Three seasoned investors share their largest goofs in the hopes you won't make the same mistakes. More
1:31pm: Android is everywhere, virtual reality is the future, another push to pay with your phone, and more from Google's big keynote event. More
1:30pm: FCC looking at proposal to allow low-income households to pick broadband service rather than phone service with existing subsidy program. More
1:12pm: Facebook Messenger for Android tracks and shares your location by default. More
1:02pm: Fitbit makes the popular Surge smartwatch. President Obama has been spotted wearing one. But rival Jawbone claims that Fitibit is poaching employees. Will the allegations hurt Fitbit's IPO plans? More
12:06pm: Professor Louise Richardson will be the first woman to lead the University of Oxford in its 800-year history. More
11:15am: Even though the teen apparel retailer reported another loss and a big drop in sales, investors are hoping that Abercrombie & Fitch will turn things around. But the company is still not out of the woods. More
11:03am: Prices at One World Observatory are skyscraper high, factoring in food, wine and tickets. More
10:50am: Producers of the 'Serial' podcast say the two new shows are More
10:40am: GoPro offers system that can shoot virtual reality images using a six camera ball, and says it also plans to offer drone early next year. More
10:27am: China's one-time richest man Li Hejun showed a sense of humor when he broke his silence on the stock crash that nearly halved the value of his solar power company last week. More
10:15am: The popular Electronic Arts video will add women to the lineup for the first time. More
10:12am: If social security isn't enough steady income to carry you through retirement, an immediate annuity might be for you. More
10:07am: Three seasoned investors share their largest goofs in the hopes you won't make the same mistakes. More
8:26am: The $40 billion global fur trade is shedding its image of musty old coats in favor of modern, vibrant clothing and accessories as it tries to ride out a downturn in China and Russia. More
8:21am: Nike says it is cooperating with authorities who brought bribery and corruption charges involving FIFA, but indictments raise questions over its role. More
8:12am: A new iOS app called Abused Emojis aims to make it easier for kids to communicate abuse. More
8:04am: JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon says investors how backed proposals to split his dual role as CEO and chairman are "lazy," "irresponsible" and lousy investors. More
7:43am: Yes, you own your Instagram photos. But people might be able to steal your stuff anyway. More
7:37am: CNN began 35 years ago with a style still familiar today, but with touches that are now as dated as leg warmers. More
6:15am: Amazon announced Thursday that it will begin offering free same-day delivery in some cities to customers who subscribe to its $99 per year Prime service. More
6:08am: An overwhelming majority of bank customers said in a recent survey that they'd switch to another firm if their account was hacked. More
4:59am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
3:57am: Wealthy Millennial women are more likely to make at least as much -- if not more -- than their husbands, and are more likely to be the dominant decision-makers on household finances and investments, according to a new report. More
9:13pm: Karlos Dansby, a linebacker with the Cleveland Browns, is bringing his winning strategy from the football field into the startup arena. More
6:32pm: Charter's merger with Time Warner Cable will allow Angelenos to watch Dodger games. More
4:49pm: Walmart settled with comedian Tracy Morgan over a crash that left him seriously injured. A Walmart truck rear-ended a limo bus Morgan was riding in on the New Jersey Turnpike nearly a year ago. More
4:45pm: TLC has not said whether "19 Kids and Counting" will return amid scandal. More
4:41pm: Apple's new "CarPlay" system, which allows drivers to use iPhones behind the wheel, is raising concerns among auto safety experts. More
3:54pm: Jose Hawilla bribed FIFA officials for decades to skim off the top of the sport's billions in profits. More
3:50pm: Look for iOS, OS X and Apple TV news at this year's WWDC keynote presentation. More
3:49pm: The annual Internet Trends report released on Wednesday points to how the Internet's growth will shape the global economy. More
3:43pm: Several of FIFA's major corporate partners expressed concern about the Justice Department's charges More
3:37pm: Lamborghini will build a new SUV at its main factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy. The company plans to produce 3,000 a year beginning in 2018. More
3:13pm: Moonves says CBS could join Apple if the price is right. More
2:49pm: I spent a week on a CNN assignment with the legendary photographer who traveled the world and documented life on the margins of society. More
2:30pm: Chris Connellly named Grantland's interim editor in chief to replace Bill Simmons. More
1:35pm: The latest iPhone hack: a text message can make your phone crash. More
12:43pm: Workers with college and graduate school degrees saw their wages fall the most last year. The least educated saw a slight bump in pay. More
12:38pm: America slowed down this winter, but a pick up appears to be under way. More
12:25pm: McDonald's will no longer release monthly sales reports as it tries to reverse an ongoing slump. More
11:45am: Despite efforts to curb overdraft fees, they're still a big revenue source for banks. More
11:38am: Tennis star Rafael Nadal and Swiss watchmaker Richard Mille have unveiled an ultra luxury sports watch. More
11:38am: Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing Reagan' to hit bookshelves in September. More
11:24am: Shares of Michael Kors have plunged to their lowest levels in years after lousy sales and no sign of a turnaround soon. More
10:46am: Recent announcements by Coke, Pizza Hut, Tyson and others should be seen as a sign that our food is getting better. More
9:52am: Adult FriendFinder got hacked, exposing the sexual secrets of millions. A cross-dresser in the Midwest now fears he'll be "outed." More
8:12am: Texas has 3 of top 5 fastest growing cities in the country, according to new U.S. Census population data. More
8:10am: U.S. and Swiss prosecutors are investigating corruption at soccer's hugely powerful and profitable world governing body. Here's a glimpse inside FIFA's finances. More
7:16am: Snapchat's CEO revealed that his company is preparing for an initial public offering, but wouldn't provide details on timing. More
5:31am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
4:55am: China is now home to more than one million millionaires, thanks to soaring private wealth in the world's second-largest economy, according to a report by Bain and Co. More
3:49am: The value of the Marlboro brand continues to rise even as global hostility towards Big Tobacco has arguably hit at an all-time high. More
11:17pm: After years of being criticized for keeping its currency low, the IMF has declared that the yuan is "no longer undervalued." More
9:09pm: Hong Kong's week-long Bun Festival means booming business for local bakery Kwok Kam Kee, which has produced the holiday's delicious highlight for decades. More
8:44pm: The day after comedian Amy Schumer appeared on ABC's "The Bachelorette," there is chatter about her becoming the show's next star. More
7:48pm: Here's a look at the questions and next steps as Charter merges with Time Warner Cable. More
7:33pm: HyreCar matches up unused cars with aspiring Uber or Lyft drivers who need wheels. More
6:52pm: Outrage erupted after the world found out that a Lilly Pulitzer employee displayed cartoons at the office that said some pretty outrageous things about fat people. More
6:39pm: While the U.S. economy adds jobs and the financial markets steadily improve, a growing number of seniors are having trouble keeping food on the table. More
6:05pm: Sixteen months after launching Re/code, Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg are selling their technology news site to Vox Media. More
6:01pm: It's tough to be a buyer in a seller's market. Just ask these wanna-be home buyers. More
5:16pm: A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used an app on the IRS website to steal several years of tax forms full of personal financial information for 104,000 Americans. More
3:52pm: Glam stay at home moms, as Wednesday Martin describes in her new book "Primates of Park Avenue," are spending tens of thousands of dollars each year to tame their hair, faces and tummies into 1%er perfection. More
2:23pm: The market fell as investors worried that decent economic data pushes up the timing of a Fed rate increase. The dollar rallied and oil fell. There were no safe havens. More
1:47pm: But companies, like Nestle, that bottle water in California are actually using a tiny fraction of the total water used in the state. More
1:17pm: Mark's photography spanned decades and her subjects ranged from celebrities to world leaders. More
11:50am: Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav was rewarded for how well the company has done since 2007. But the company has struggled lately and there are concerns about the future. More
11:19am: NetDragon has built a $100 million headquarters in the shape of the USS Enterprise in China's Fujian province. More
11:15am: And Similac baby formula will come in a non-GMO version. More
11:04am: The box office has been strong so far this summer, but was lackluster over the Memorial Day weekend. More
10:47am: Seahawks fans worried star QB Russell Wilson will leave as free agent have launched a crowd funding campaign to try to keep him in Seattle. More
10:11am: The trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian began in Tehran on Tuesday under a cloak of secrecy and international condemnation. More
8:41am: Amazon gives in to the pressure and stops funneling its European sales through low-tax Luxemburg. More
8:34am: Rhode Island's Department of Health says that sexually transmitted diseases are way up in the state, in part because of the increase of hookup apps like Tinder. More
8:05am: Dear graduates: Dream big about many things, including your finances. More
7:10am: The Shenzhen Composite has rallied over 100% so far this year, easily making it the world's top-performing stock market. More
6:56am: Brian Lee is unafraid to harness celebrity power for his startups. The strategy has paid off with LegalZoom, The Honest Co. and ShoeDazzle. More
6:47am: Chris Voss, a former FBI hostage negotiator, has teamed up with a health startup that turns exercise into a game. More
6:01am: In a deal that will affect one in six American households, Charter Communications is proposing a three-way merger with two other cable companies, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. More
5:13am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
3:48am: A new billionaire was created almost every week in China in the first quarter of 2015, according to a report by UBS and PricewaterhouseCoopers. More
10:18pm: Malaysia Airlines is nearly finished with its tough restructuring plan -- which will include cutting about one-third of its workforce -- in its efforts to recover after two plane tragedies last year. More
7:31pm: Jony Ive, longtime design chief at Apple, will move to the newly created position of Chief Design Officer to work on 'new ideas and future initiatives' as well as current design products. More
2:40pm: Washington Post editor Marty Baron condemns Iran for its handling of charges against journalist Jason Rezaian, whose trial Tuesday will be 'closed to the world.' More
12:27pm: Remember when Comcast, the nation's largest cable operator, tried to buy Time Warner Cable? Now Charter, the third largest, is poised to do so. More
10:49am: It's been a good year for the Vatican bank as it works scrub clean sins of the past. More
10:32am: Russia's space industry is in crisis, with $1.8 billion of its budget lost in shady transactions, officials said. More
8:56am: People take gap years at all ages. For many, it's not just life-changing, it also helps their career. More
10:17am: Oil prices plunged to $45 in January. Now they're back at $60. The question is whether the worst is behind us. More