A mysterious diner (or diners) has been leaving giant tips at various restaurants across the U.S., garnering attention across social media platforms.» Read More
It's the season of giving, and the season of charity scams. Watch out for these crowdfunding and online tricks.
Dec 1- Two months after the disastrous launch of a key component of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, administration officials on Sunday said they had achieved their goal of getting HealthCare.gov operating smoothly but warned the website will need more fixes.
"The bottom line, healthare.gov is night and day from where it was on Oct 1," said Jeff Zients on Sunday, who is in charge of fixing the web site.
Nov 30- The rollout of President Barack Obama's healthcare law entered a critical phase on Saturday, the deadline for substantially fixing the program's troubled enrollment website, as the administration scrambled to address the most obvious glitches.
Online giving is becoming an increasingly important source for charities. One reason: Soliciting small donations through crowdfunding.
CNBC's Rick Santelli shares his opinions on employers opening on holidays. "There is something to be said that there's a competitive underpinning that has served our culture well," he says.
Nov 22- Medicare, the U.S. government healthcare program for elderly and disabled people, will leave its overall reimbursement rates for kidney dialysis treatment unchanged for next year, and said it will take three to four years to implement a mandated adjustment to its base rates.
Jonathan Sim, corporate communities manager at Movember, discusses the charity which encourages men to grow mustaches during November to raise money for prostate cancer charities.
NEW YORK, Nov 21- The U.S. corporate tax rate should be lowered to encourage competitiveness with rivals around the globe, the chief executive of conglomerate Honeywell said on Thursday, days after a U.S. senator proposed sweeping changes to the tax code.
*Guinea to hold Abu Dhabi investor meeting Nov. 24-25. Guinea's President Alpha Conde will woo investors at a two-day conference in Abu Dhabi starting on Sunday, hoping to build on a legislative election in September that marked the return to democracy after a 2008 coup.
Charitable donations could dip this year. Here's how to make sure you're making the most of what you can afford to give.
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.
*Ryan: Dec. 13 "not considered a hard-and-fast deadline". WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. budget negotiators said on Wednesday they were still far from an agreement and put off scheduling any other public meetings as talks to ease automatic spending cuts moved behind closed doors.
Maya Prabhu, managing director at Coutts Institute, talks about a report revealing that million-dollar donations bounced back in 2012, totalling over $19 billion internationally.
A Reuters study found that Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei controls a massive financial empire built from property seizures from ordinary Iranians.
There's the court order authorizing the takeover of her children's three Tehran apartments in a multi-story building the family had owned for years. It was taken by an organization that is controlled by the most powerful man in Iran: Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks at a few "knick knacks" Oprah Winfrey auctioned for her charity, which brought in more than $600,000. Robert Frank reports on some of the most expensive items up for auction this Fall season.
"If they can't enroll before the end of this year... it's a serious burden on those people," said Joel Cantor, a public policy professor at Rutgers University who advises New Jersey on issues with the health reform law known as Obamacare.
NEW YORK, Oct 29- Most families would not fail to invite their sons- and daughters-in-law to Thanksgiving dinner, but a discussion of the family inheritance is another matter. "It's almost like an' aha' moment when they start to think about estate planning," says Roger Hobby, president of Wilmington Trust's northeast division.
Is Carl Icahn using his time and money wisely, and can he really affect change at Apple? The "Fast Money" traders share their opinions.