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5 ways yacht work is like the navy Mon, 12 May '14 | 8:51 AM ET

In a riveting column on Doug Gollan's wealth site, Roxanne Génier explains how her work as a yacht crew member resembled her stint in the Canadian naval reserve.

Washington Monument

As the Washington Monument reopened, billionaire David Rubenstein—who paid for half the repairs—spoke to CNBC about the project's public-private partnership.

How millionaires plan to spend in 2014 Tue, 6 May '14 | 11:05 AM ET

The rich plan to spend more in 2014. On their wish list: Vacations, home improvement and cars. Fashion and collectibles are not as coveted.

7 of the most expensive weddings for guests Sat, 10 May '14 | 4:00 PM ET

Being a wedding guest could set you back more than $500. Why watching someone else saying "I do" is getting more expensive.

A mansion style home in Atherton, Calif.

Real estate brokers say last year saw a frenzy of buying for homes in the $5 million range, but demand is shifting to the even more expensive homes.

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific's "too sexy" uniforms for female flight attendants have made sexual harassment concerns a sky-high issue.

What are Alibaba's headquarters like? Thu, 8 May '14 | 10:35 AM ET
People walk through Alibaba.com Ltd.'s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

Michael Yoshikami has been inside Alibaba’s headquarters in China and he says it offers great insight for investors on the company’s vision.

Suzanne Somers pictured in Thighmaster webpage

In 1977, Suzanne Somers was one of the most famous women in Hollywood. And even then, she thought like an entrepreneur.

Ex-NFL pro warns rookies: Watch your millions Thu, 8 May '14 | 3:33 PM ET
Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked #1 overall by the Houston Texans during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, May 8, 2014 in New York City.

The NFL draft kicks off Thursday night. If the rookies aren't careful, those multi-million dollar paychecks won't get them very far.

Marisa Mauer, 34, shares a precious moment with son Nathaniel, 13 months, at their home in San Diego on May 3, 2014.

Flowers? Chocolate? Forget about it! Many working moms say they crave something money can't buy.

Vibram FiveFingers shoes

Vibram USA has announced it would offer refunds to buyers to settle a class action lawsuit that said its health benefit claims went too far.

10 retiree-friendly cities Fri, 9 May '14 | 7:00 AM ET

From local amenities and median home prices to tax policies and second-career opportunities, a look at 10 budget-friendly places for retirement.

How Brookfield will remake Wall Street's turf Fri, 9 May '14 | 1:49 PM ET

Two major retail projects are under way that will redefine the downtown Manhattan scene that was once left shattered by the September 11 tragedy.

High-tech gadgets to give mom Fri, 9 May '14 | 9:15 AM ET
Mini by Everpurse

Here are a few cutting-edge gadgets worth considering when shopping for that perfect gift to give to mom.

Kitchen gadgets, skin care products, labor-saving devices, and wacky exercise equipment have netted these entrepreneurs and personalities fortunes.

Burger King launches 'Burgers at Breakfast' Thu, 8 May '14 | 12:16 PM ET
Burger King to offer hamburgers on their breakfast menu.

The new 'Burgers at Breakfast' program at Burger King offers whoppers and chicken sandwiches at the crack of dawn. BurgerBusiness.com reports.

Marc Faber

The 2008 financial crisis could be just a precursor to a more severe economic fallout on the horizon, closely followed contrarian investor Marc Faber tells CNBC.

Sterling wife to put up a fight for Clippers Thu, 8 May '14 | 4:04 PM ET
Shelly Sterling (C), wife of Donald Sterling owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, watches the Clippers against the Golden State Warriors  during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena, April 27, 2014 in Oakland.

'She will not agree to a forced or involuntary seizure of her interest,' said Shelly Sterling's attorney.

Teen retailers flunking the 'mom test' Sun, 11 May '14 | 8:49 AM ET

Parents and the purchasing power they represent are also shying away from teen retailers, as they seek value when making purchases for their kids.

Jim Cramer: How to play Twitter's all-time low Thu, 8 May '14 | 11:09 AM ET
Jim Cramer on "Squawk on the Street."

The rampant insider selling at Twitter "shocked" CNBC's Jim Cramer, he said on Thursday, especially since its leaders vowed not to sell their shares.

Iconic cars that are no longer around Thu, 8 May '14 | 11:07 AM ET

Soccer moms, note—the Dodge Caravan is driving off into the sunset, joining other discontinued icons. Here are some others.

Subway CEO: How I'd solve minimum wage debate Wed, 7 May '14 | 2:32 PM ET
Fred DeLuca, Subway co-founder and chief executive officer

Subway's CEO sat down with CNBC to offer his solution to the minimum wage debate and respond to the yoga mat chemical controversy.

Cramer: Wall Street's lost faith in this stock Wed, 7 May '14 | 10:05 AM ET
CNBC's Jim Cramer.

Shares of Whole Foods Market dipped more than 18 percent when trading began Wednesday morning, and CNBC's Jim Cramer calls the move a 'loss of faith.'

Why millennials rent: What do you think? Wed, 7 May '14 | 1:50 PM ET

Younger renters consider down payment and credit score to be top obstacles to getting a mortgage, according to a Fannie Mae survey.

Matt Damon may have become a critic of Obama, but many celebrities still support the embattled president, as seen with Obamacare.

First came selfies, now prepare for groufies Thu, 8 May '14 | 3:57 AM ET

You've heard of selfie. Now, you can add 'groufie' to your repertoire of social media jargon.

Fast-food worker strike about to go global Wed, 7 May '14 | 1:41 PM ET
Fast food workers and activists protest outside of a McDonald's restaurant on March 18, 2014 in Oakland, California.

They want higher pay. This is why the fast-food worker strike is about to become global. The movement has spread to other countries around the world.

Seriously, toast? The artisanal food backlash Wed, 7 May '14 | 10:06 AM ET
Artisanal toast is a new food trend. Or is it bruschetta?

From cupcakes to cronuts, foodies love food trends. The latest hipster food fad to emerge is artisanal toast. We kid you not.

Is it game over for Nintendo? Wed, 7 May '14 | 12:10 PM ET

The once dominant Nintendo has taken a backseat in the gaming world, but the company is hoping that new launches will help it get back in the game.

When budgeting for summer travel, here's how to spend more on fun and less on fees.