Ask the Expert Video

  • How to buy a great used car 

    These days, a used car can be a real bargain. According to Kelly Blue Book, used Kia Optimas, Nissan Jutes and plug-ins like the Chevy Volt are winners.

  • What's your dream home? 
    What's your dream home?(1:31)Apr 3 2014

    Your own personal island? A whirlpool? A safe haven for your children? New Yorkers describe their 'dream home.'

  • NFL star talks about performance reviews 

    You either love them or hate them, but employee performance reviews are common in most companies. We accidently ran into football star Leonard Marshall and he described for us his own performance review.

  • 2014 economy will 'return to normal' 

    Thanks to a more stable international outlook and the housing market comeback, 2014 is expected to be a solid year of modest growth in the economy.

  • Biggest tax changes you'll see in 2014 

    You can expect some changes in your 2013 taxes that you'll pay early in 2014, especially if you're wealthy. 2014 has fewer adjustments, but they could hit your bottom line if you're rich or own a home.

  • What to expect in the stock market in 2014 

    As the Feds stimulus efforts come to an end, we should expect to see a slight pullback in stocks in 2014.

  • How to save for retirement in 2014 

    Lower fees and increased matching in retirement accounts are just a few of the better benefits you can look for in 2014.

  • How to get a new job in 2014 
    How to get a new job in 2014(1:53)Dec 30 2013

    While the jobs picture will still remain a bit tough for those looking for jobs, companies will continue their steady hiring in 2014. By leveraging social media and your "intrepreneur" skills to showcase your work to your bosses you can get ahead.

  • 10 stock bets to make in 2014 

    Paul R. LaMonica discusses 10 growth stocks that could be good bets in 2014.

  • Office holiday party fiascos 
    Office holiday party fiascos(1:28)Dec 12 2013

    Whether its knocking down the Christmas tree or drinking too much, these New Yorkers discuss their most memorable office party moments.

  • Save a million before you retire 

    Fidelity polled people who make less than $150,00 a year but still saved up a million. Here's what they found.

  • How did the financial crisis affect you? 

    Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy in 2008 jumpstarted the financial crisis, making people much more cautious about how they spend their money and manage their businesses.

  • How to make a million dollars 

    What's the best way to make a million bucks? Sell to Google? Invest carefully? People in New York sound off on the best way to get rich.

  • Why your donation may not be deductible 

    Even though you gave money out of the good of your heart, you might not be able to deduct the donation from your taxes if the organization is not recognized by the IRS.

  • 3 tips to get you through tax season 

    The tax filing deadline is approaching. Here are three important things to know.

  • $2 million in savings - should I splurge now? 

    You don't have to live frugally your whole life. Take a break from saving diligently and see if you feel comfortable spending a little money on yourself.

  • Are you on track for retirement? 

    Figuring out how much to save for retirement can be tricky. But using tools like online calculators can help.

  • Investing strategies with low tax costs 

    Putting your money in index funds or ETFs can help lower the amount of taxes you'll have to pay on returns.

  • How to save $1 million 
    How to save $1 million(2:02)Feb 4 2013

    Though it seems daunting, here's how to save up to $1 million ? just don't forget to account for inflation.

  • My parents won't listen to my money advice! 

    Even if your parents don't trust your judgment, you can still steer them in the right financial direction.

  • The right investing strategy for you 

    Knowing the difference between active and passive investing can help you choose the best method to build your nest egg.

  • Low-risk investing: Is it worth it? 

    Sticking with a low-risk portfolio of Treasury bills and CDs will insulate you from market swings, but your returns will disappoint.

  • Get a better return on your savings 

    With interest rates so low, it's best to look for savings accounts with higher returns or bond funds to get the most value in a short amount of time.

  • Self-employed? Here's how to save 

    For the self-employed, saving isn't easy -- especially without a big company's benefits package. But it's still an absolute must.

  • Foreign stocks: Safe for retirement? 

    Investing abroad during retirement helps maintain a diverse portfolio that is not tied to the fortunes of the U.S. stock market.

  • New job? Here's how to roll over that 401k 

    Money Magazine's Walter Updegrave offers advice on how to bring your old savings along to your new gig.

  • What to expect from a home inspection 

    Home inspector Joe Corsetto walks through a home pointing out key problem areas a homeowner might not see.

  • When should you file for bankruptcy? 

    Filing for bankruptcy should be an absolute last resort if you're drowning in debt and can't get control of your finances.

  • How to save up to be a millionaire 

    Reaching millionaire status is attainable if you create a budget and avoid spending money you don't have.

  • Three ways to boost your credit score 

    Maintaining a long credit history and juggling different forms of credit can help increase your credit score over time.

  • What really hurts your credit score? 

    Opening multiple lines of credit, renting a car with a debit card and hard inquiries can ding your credit.

  • Look who still mails in their taxes 

    Most Americans file their taxes electronically but some still make the trip to the post office to mail them in.

  • What the election means for your taxes 

    CNN political analyst David Gergen says growing pressure to reform tax policies will soon lead to simplified laws.

  • Pay student loans with employer help 

    Personal finance expert Lynette Khalfani-Cox explains how to approach your employers for help with paying off student loans.

  • You won the lottery! Now what? 

    Financial planning advisor Michael Boone offers advice on how to handle your lottery winnings - should you be so lucky.

  • The economy in 2012: Handle with care 

    The presidential election, China?s inflation, instability in Europe and political deadlock in the US all pose large risks to the stabilizing economy in 2012.

  • Changes to your retirement in 2012 

    Expect to be able to contribute more to your IRA and receive fee disclosures that will help you manage your 401(k) in 2012.

  • Retirement in 2012: Don't panic 

    Despite anticipated market swings in 2012, sticking with your investment strategy is the best way to grow your nest egg.

  • Young adults: What to do with extra dough 

    Money Magazine's Walter Updegrave offers advice for young adults looking to make the most of their spare cash.

  • How to get (or keep) a job in 2012 

    The jobs picture should improve some in 2012, but by keeping your skills current and getting face-time with your bosses, you can improve your prospects.

  • Where to invest in 2012 
    Where to invest in 2012(2:06)Dec 21 2011

    Volatility isn't going away but by sticking with dividend paying stocks and stable tech companies you can earn good returns.

  • Should you buy a home in 2012? 

    Despite another rocky year for the housing market experts say that things may stabilize in 2012, making it a prime time to buy.

  • Save money on health care in 2012 

    Speaking directly with your doctor about costs and restrictions can help you save money on health care in 2012.

  • Where college students should stash their cash 

    If you can afford to tuck away an extra bit of money as a college student there are some good, safe investments out there.

  • The year's finest food gifts 
    The year's finest food gifts(2:54)Dec 19 2011

    Eatocracy's Kat Kinsman scoured the Big Apple to find the best in-store and online treats the city has to offer.

  • Should you invest in the euro? 

    As the euro tumbles amid the debt crisis in Europe, Money Magazine's Walter Updegrave answers the question, is there money to be made?

  • 'Tis the season to shop for a car 

    According to, seven out of the nine best days to buy a car are in December. Here are some tips on how to negotiate the best deal.

  • Should you invest in China? 
    Should you invest in China?(1:54)Dec 13 2011

    Investing overseas can be tricky. Money Magazine's Walter Updegrave gives you tips on finding the right investing mix.

  • Allocating assets in a see-saw market 

    Money's Walter Updegrave says that investing on the whims of a volatile market is not wise. Base it on when you'll need the money you're stashing away.

  • How to start saving in your 20s 

    The younger you are, the less money you typically need to stash away for retirement. Money's Walter Updegrave provides a helpful online tool to help you calculate that elusive number.

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