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  • Making Charitable Donations Count     Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    The average American donates around $2,500 per year to charity, but if you don't give wisely, not much of that money will make it to those in need. Kelli Grant offers tips in order to make that donation count.

  • Top paid CEOs of 2012     Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Who are the highest paid CEO's? CNBC's Mary Thompson reveals the top earning CEO's. For the first time ever two of the top ten exceeded more than one billion.

  • CEO pay skyrockets on soaring stock market Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 11:37 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

    USA Today reports CEO salaries are rising with the stock market with top payouts at a record $4.7 billion and are likely to get even fatter next year.

  • Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico, author of "How to Sweet-Talk a Shark," provides advice for the mess in Washington, negotiating your salary at work, and negotiating with your children at home.

  • Threats to your retirement     Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 1:49 PM ET

    PNC found the five most serious threats to your retirement. CNBC's Sue Herera breaks it down.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data on wages & spending and what it indicates about the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Nickel and dimed: State tax revenues hit new record Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 3:45 PM ET

    Tax revenues for US states soared to their highest in 25 years in the second quarter as personal income tax collections reached record amounts.

  • Home health-care workers win new job protections Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | 10:25 AM ET

    Home health-care workers, who for years have been exempt from minimum wage and overtime laws, will soon be eligible for fatter paychecks.

  • Is CEO pay appropriate?     Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 4:12 PM ET

    In a survey by Equilar, two thirds of CEOs met or exceeded the goals linked to performance based pay granted from 2008 to 2010, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Are CEOs paid too much? Former SEIU board member Stephen Lerner, and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, share their opinions.

  • Banks: Face time for a fee     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    As more people bank online, banks have been experimenting with charges for "premium services," which now include seeing a bank teller, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief, provides perspective.

  • Personal income up 0.1% in July     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer disposal income and discusses what it indicates about the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Fast food employees strike for $15/hour     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    Former chief economist to VP Biden Jared Bernstein and CNBC contributor Carol Roth discuss the cost of raising the minimum wage.

  • Does welfare discourage work?     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    A new study from the Cato Institute finds welfare benefits pay more than a minimum wage job in 35 states. Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (D), and Chris Edwards, Cato Institute, discuss.

  • The rich and the powerful     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    Who are the richest members of Congress? CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the richest member of Congress is Rep. Darrell Issa with an estimated net worth of $355 million, while Sen. Marco Rubio's net worth is negative $190,000.

  • No rest for the wealthy     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    A new study reveals that people making $750,000 or more don't retire until well into their 70s. CNBC's Robert Frank offers insight.

  • BlackRock's retirement indices     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    BlackRock is rolling out a new suite of indexes and funds which track the purchasing power of retirement income. Robert Kapito, BlackRock president and co-founder, and Chip Castille, head of BlackRock's 401k business, offer insight.

  • CEOs Doing Really Well: Survey     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    There was an increase of 15 percent seen in the average pay of CEOs of big companies in 2012, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; and Richard Brodsky, Demos senior fellow, and John Martini, Reed Smith LLC, discuss.

  • CEO Pay Jumps in 2012     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports there was a 15 percent gain in the average pay of CEOs of big companies.

  • Paid Via Card, Workers Feel Sting of Fees Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:48 AM ET
    Natalie Gunshannon, who is suing the franchise owners of the McDonald's she worked for when they refused to deposit her pay directly into her checking account, with her daughter.

    As companies issue payroll cards, a growing number of American workers are confronting a frustrating predicament on payday. As the New York Times reports, to get their wages, they must first pay a fee.

  • Public Pension Cost Cover-Up?     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Moody's is reporting that many state public pensions are actually facing a much larger funding gap than their financial reports say. Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, and Steven Malanga, Manhattan Institute, discuss.

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