Personal Income


  • Global Full-Time Minimum Wage     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:27 PM ET

    75 years ago today, the minimum wage was born. A look at full-time minimum wages around the globe, with the "Street Signs" crew.

  • $70 Million Controversy At the IRS     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 4:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the IRS is now poised to pay $70 million in bonuses to some employees. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) says the report is accurate. "The priorities at the agency are certainly not the taxpayers," he says.

  • Millionaires on the Rise     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    A report from Capgemini and RBC shows 12 million millionaires worldwide, whose fortunes grew 10 percent to a record $46 trillion, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Janet Engles, RBC Wealth Management, weighs in.

  • Unequal Pay for Women a Myth: Furchtgott-Roth     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, parses the data and says the comparison is bogus.

  • Prince Alwaleed Suing Forbes for Libel     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 1:32 PM ET

    Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is suing Forbes for libel, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Forbes estimated his wealth at $20 billion and Prince Alwaleed says he's worth $29.6 billion.

  • Spending: How We're Doin'     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on the economy and discusses its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Millennials to Change Car Buying Forever?     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    A growing number of 20-somethings are entering the workforce, but aren't spending money on cars. Sheryl Connelly, Ford Motor Company, and Jason Dorsey, The Gen Y Guy, offer insight.

  • CNet Co-Founder Files For Personal Bankruptcy     Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 4:39 PM ET

    Halsey Minor co-founded CNet and has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. His liabilities were listed as $50-$100 million and his assets between $10-$50 million.

  • America, the Overworked     Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Do Americans work too hard? The U.S. is the only nation that doesn't guarantee paid vacations or holidays. Cali Williams Yost, CEO and founder of Work + Life Fit, offers insight.

  • What Does the IRS Notice?     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    Consider any information posted online to be public when it comes to your tax return, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) shares his reaction to news the IRS targeted conservative groups. "Americans are expecting Congress and the Federal Government to get to the bottom of this, and to make sure this never happens again," he says.

  • Lauryn Hill Behind Bars     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    When singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill recorded her Grammy-winning album, she had no idea the money would ultimately put her behind bars, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Citi Shareholders Vote on CEO Pay     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    Citi shareholders voted to approve CEO Mike Corbat's $11.5 million pay package, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Investors also grilled executives about breaking up the bank.

  • Social Security Cuts: Hard to See 'as Humane' Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 11:09 AM ET
    Demonstrators, including many senior citizens, protest in Chicago against cuts to federal safety net programs, including Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

    President Barack Obama's budget plan would change how increases in Social Security benefits are calculated. Experts say that could be devastating to recipients who need cost-of-living adjustments to survive.

  • Millions of Taypayers Still Exposed to AMT Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 9:57 AM ET

    Despite changes to the alternative minimum tax rules, millions will still have to pay it and the number of obligated taxpayers will keep growing.

  • Signs It's Time to Take Over Mom's Checkbook Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 2:34 PM ET

    About half of the population 85 and older have some sort of impairment that makes managing with finances difficult.

  • Personal Income Down 3.6% in January     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest economic data on income and spending, and discusses what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Unlike Boomers, Younger Americans Scale Back Debt Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    Americans under 35 are carrying substantially less debt than they were before the 2008 meltdown, according to an analysis released Thursday by The Pew Research Center. Yet they've also put off the big ticket purchases.

  • Incomes Flat in Recovery, but Not for the One Percent Saturday, 16 Feb 2013 | 9:04 AM ET

    New data show uneven benefits from the economic recovery of 2010-11, with a big rise for the highest earners and little change for others. The New York Times reports.