The study out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, published Thursday in the journal Science, examined three months of credit card records for 1.1 million people. "We are showing that the privacy we are told that we have isn't real," study co-author Alex "Sandy" Pentland of MIT said in an email. They looked at information from 10,000 shops, with each data...» Read More
CNBC's Robert Frank reports billionaire Harold Hamm's divorce could take the top spot as the most expensive divorce on record.
Elizabeth Petrakis, Divorce Prep Experts CEO, offers insight on the news that a New York judge tossed out a prenup between her and her soon-to-be ex-husband Peter.
Mad Money is celebrating 8 years, and you're invited to join in by telling the crew your favorite moment.
The "marriage penalty" that often made filing jointly more costly is mostly gone. But there are still instances when filing separately may be warranted.
CNBC's Jane Wells walks into a bar to find out first hand if, according to a report by Psychology Today, women drink more after they say, "I do," but men drink less.
The Supreme Court will rule on gay marriage, reports NBC's Pete Williams; and Kerry Picket, Washington Times; WABC Radio Talk show host Mark Simone; and Democratic Strategist Jimmy Williams, provide perspective.
Online shopping offers a safe and comfortable respite from unruly crowds, but many people who have gifts shipped to them have the packages left at their doorsteps, and these parcels prove irresistible to thieves.
The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.
Discussing news that the FBI withheld its findings about Petraeus' affair from the White House and congressional leaders, with Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King (R).
NBC News Andrea Mitchell discusses the announcement that CIA director David Petreaus is resigning due to an extra-marital affair.
According to NBC News, CIA director David Petreaus is resigning due to an extra-marital affair, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Married men are paid higher salaries than any other type of employee. Part of this can be explained by the gender-wage gap — but it's also likely that there are other factors in play.
QTIPs, are often used to guarantee an inheritance to children of an earlier marriage.
Many people's first inclination when going through a divorce is to hire an attorney, but experts say divorcing couples could benefit just as much from financial help.
A public notary in Brazil has sparked controversy by approving the civil union between three people in Sao Paulo.
When a company takes a stand on a hot-button issue like gay rights, does it affect the bottom line? Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A inadvertently hit the button to find out when President Dan Cathy publicly came out against same-sex marriage.
The Chick-fil-A controversy has been nasty and protracted. Why has it become such a risky proposition for businesses to take a public stand on same-sex marriage, one way or the other, when it was almost a non-issue for businesses just a few years ago?
Newlyweds can mutually protect their credit scores by keeping their finances unentangled.
Five years of planning. 150 rehearsals this year alone. Fifty staffers dedicated to nothing but preparations for the Olympic Games. These measures aren’t cheap, but Heathrow Airport is hoping the long-term benefits of being the official host airport for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games outweigh the near-term costs.
Same-sex couples and their children are vulnerable, both legally and financially, in the 33 states that do not allow same-sex parents to both adopt.