• Millionaires Teetering on the 'Cliff'     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at what would happen to the nation's wealthiest individuals if lawmakers do not reach a debt deal.

  • Confessions of a TARP Wife Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009 | 4:18 PM ET

    The wife of a CEO whose company has been a beneficiary of TARP explains how their lives have changed since the recession began.

  • Wall Street

    The turning point for Stephan Jung came in February, around the time bonus checks were slashed. A veteran of UBS, one of many banks tarnished by the financial crisis, Mr. Jung realized that the old Wall Street would not be bouncing back any time soon.

  • Tax Burden Is Lower for Most Americans Than in 1980 Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 2:06 AM ET

    Most Americans in 2010 paid far less in total taxes than they would have paid 30 years ago, according to an analysis by The New York Times.

  • Recession Stressing You Out? Here's How to Cope Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 10:54 AM ET

    Mental health experts say that stress associated with economic worries can affect people in different ways.

  • Why Where You Live Can Determine Your Wealth     Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 10:26 AM ET

    Enrico Moretti, "The New Geography of Jobs" author explains how an unprecedented redistribution of jobs and population is creating "pockets" of wealth around the nation.

  • Warren Buffett has certainly lost billions of dollars over the past year, but has he lost his title of "World's Richest Billionaire?"   We'll find out when the 2009 edition of the widely-followed Forbes ranking of global wealth is released at 6p ET tonight (Wednesday).

  • Merrill Lynch's World Wealth Report     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 10:48 AM ET

    The wealth and population of high net worth individuals surpass 2007 pre-crisis levels in nearly every region last year, according to the report just out from Merrill Lynch. Details with John Thiel, Merrill Lynch president and CNBC's David Faber.

  • A tax break long untouchable could soon be in for some serious scrutiny, the New York Times reports.

  • Downsized Executives Forced To Take 'Survival' Jobs Sunday, 1 Mar 2009 | 10:34 AM ET

    After losing his job as the security manager for a Fortune 500 company, Mark Cooper is  grateful for a $12-an-hour “survival job.”

  • Why Some 'Weathy' Americans May Avoid Higher Taxes Saturday, 28 Feb 2009 | 10:59 AM ET

    The wealthiest stand to lose the most under President Obama’s proposed budget, while individuals with lower incomes could gain in many different ways. But many of those in between — those with household incomes of $200,000 to $400,000 or so — may not see as much of a difference in their tax bills as they may have feared.

  • Tax Talks Raise Bar for Richest Americans Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 6:15 AM ET

    By most measures, the personal finances of Anne Zimmerman, a small-business owner in Cincinnati, have little in common with those of Oracle’s chief executive, Lawrence J. Ellison. The NYT reports.

  • Forget Mayans: Be Afraid of US Budget Armageddon Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    Mayan end times prophesies aside, it's Washington's Sisyphean effort to balance its books that might bring about Armageddon.

  • Rules for the New Reality Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 12:01 PM ET

    In the economic downturn, financial advisers have been taken to task. But what, exactly, does your wealth manager owe you? And what can you never reasonably expect? The New York Times has answers.

  • The Stimulus Bill: What’s In It For You Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 8:58 AM ET
    Stimulus Package

    The New York Times reports on some of the biggest provisions in the stimulus bill - the ones that will hit you directly in the wallet.

  • Please Raise My Taxes Says This Millionaire Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 12:29 PM ET

    Raising taxes on the wealthy along with entitlement reform and spending cuts need to be part of any solution to the country’s fiscal problems, Jeff Gural, Newmark Knight Frank Chairman, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Monday.

  • Child’s Education, but Parents’ Crushing Loans Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 10:18 AM ET

    Millions of parents who have taken out loans to pay for their children’s college education have since fallen on tough times because of the recession, health problems and job loss.

  • How to Avoid a Tom Daschle Tax Problem Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 11:12 AM ET

    In just a couple of hours on Tuesday, two high-level nominees for jobs in the Obama administration took themselves out of the running because of tax problems that they could have avoided. So what sort of mess is lurking in your return?

  • Eight Reasons You Should Not Expect an Inheritance Friday, 23 Jan 2009 | 11:21 AM ET

    There are a number of reasons why it would be a bad idea to plan on getting any inheritance from your older relatives, the New York Times reports.

  • Professionals, like doctors and lawyers and anyone else who might be sued, should work with an adviser to keep creditors from cleaning them out if they lose in court


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