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If you're thinking retirement, but aren't sure exactly where to put your money, target-date retirement funds might be right for you. Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson explains the strengths and weakness of these "set it and forget it" funds, and whether they're right for you.
More companies are crossing borders to escape U.S. taxes. This week, President Obama urged American companies to be economic patriots. Politico's Chief Economic Correspondent Ben White and CRT Capital's Chief Investment Office Alison Deans debate the nation's tax bill and companies considering renouncing their American citizenship to avoid corporate taxes.
Are you in the market for a new car? Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson is in the driver's seat and explains whether choosing to lease a car or purchase outright is the better option for you.
The iconic Caped-Crusader turns 75. Comic book characters are saving the day in Hollywood, where superheroes capture large profits. From this year¿s Comic Con convention, DC Comics Co-Publishers Dan Didio and Jim Lee talk about the serious business of comics and the value of a superhero.
Global politics have turned violent. The shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine and recent Israeli-Palestinian combat in Gaza is affecting U.S. markets and diplomatic relations. Former Senator and Secretary of Defense William Cohen discusses the economic outcome of current tensions abroad.
Choosing between traditional and Roth IRAs doesn't have to be tricky. Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson explains how to pick the right one for you and reveals why taxes aren't always the deciding factor.
Coffee is the world's most traded commodity and possibly the most valuable one to kick-start your mornings. Counter Culture Coffee President Brett Smith talks the coffee business and how the gourmet buzz creates opportunities for entrepreneurs.
U.S. companies are seeking greener pastures overseas. Corporations are relocating their businesses to foreign soil for the lower tax rates, but what about "economic patriotism?" Former IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Senior Fellow Jared Bernstein debate corporations' obligation to their country and how to curb corporate inversions.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony, Ukraine concerns and peak earnings season dominated the markets this week. How should you invest with so much activity? Nuveen Asset Management Chief Equity Strategist Bob Doll weighs in navigating the market turmoil.
How much should you have socked away in that rainy day fund? Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson reveals the magic number you should have in your emergency savings account and how to get there.
Frequent flier programs might be in for a landing. Delta and now United Airlines are changing how they award miles from distance flown to money spent next year, which means fewer rewards for budget travelers. Can the airlines only make a profit when the traveler takes a loss? The Boyd Group Chairman and aviation expert Michael Boyd explains why loyalty is losing mileage among the major carriers.
"Think globally, act locally" took on a new meaning for one class at Columbia Business School. These students took their show on the road, advising and learning from start-ups in South Africa. Associate Professor Don Weiss and Executive MBA Student Matthew Burger weigh in on why entrepreneurs without borders is the future of American business.
Could a 20-something know more about money than you do? Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson has the lessons Millennials learned early on from the Great Recession and how you can apply them to your own savings plan.
Do monkeys throwing darts at a dartboard perform better than your average investor when it comes to picking stocks? Best-selling co-author of "Freakonomics" Stephen Dubner says "yes" in his new book "Think Like A Freak." He reveals his unconventional approaches to money that could yield higher returns on your investments.
Have you moved on from a job, but are still holding on to your old 401(k)? CNBC Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson reveals why that might not be such a good idea for your nest egg.
Six years later, the U.S. job market has regained the total number of jobs lost during the Great Recession,. However, the 6.3 percent unemployment rate hasn't returned to pre-recession levels. What's the real state of the economy, and how should you invest for the future? Wells Fargo Funds Management Chief Equity Strategist John Manley and Farr, Miller & Washington President Michael Farr weigh in on U.S. growth, the record-setting markets and the Federal Reserve's next move.
Who generates higher returns for companies, men or women? Wall Street veteran and Ellevate Network Principal Sallie Krawcheck believes it's women, and she's putting her money where her mouth is. She's created an index fund with Pax Global Management to invest in companies that have diversity on their boards and within their senior ranks. She explains how effective this investment strategy is and why everyone should be betting on women.
Ford kept its motors running throughout the Great Recession without a government bailout and is now riding high. How was the company able to stay on track, and where's it racing off to next? Becky asks the man behind the wheel, Ford CEO Alan Mulally, on the eve of his retirement.
Millions of college graduates are entering the workforce, but are companies hiring them? Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson looks at their job prospects post-graduation and which degrees will pay off in the long run.
In real estate, they say it's all about location, but for some homeowners it's really about mobility. More homeowners want to stay put in retirement, prompting them to renovate rather than sell their homes. American Institute of Architecture Chief Economist Kermit Baker shares the ways to make your home safe and comfortable at any age.