Tax Foundation rounded up the data on how far $100 could take you state by state in the U.S. Alan Cole, Tax Foundation economist, provides insight.» Read More
The minimum wage battle is heating up as tens of thousands of fast-food workers participated in a strike for a higher minimum wage. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on minimum wage laws.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Robert Frank question whether a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers is the solution to the American wealth gap.
Fast-food workers are willing to disrupt the lunchtime rush by protesting outside, reports NBC News' Katy Tur. Workers are striking for a fair minimum wage.
CNBC's Katy Tur reports that fast-food workers across the country plan to protest in an effort to gain higher pay at minimum wage jobs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, who for years have been exempt from minimum wage and overtime laws, will soon be eligible for fatter paychecks.
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.
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.
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.
Former chief economist to VP Biden Jared Bernstein and CNBC contributor Carol Roth discuss the cost of raising the minimum wage.
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.
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.
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 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.