With the ability to provide more accurate local forecasts, Paul Walsh of The Weather Company explains how getting data direct to retailers and other businesses can help them more intelligently plan what items to stock and even how to staff local stores. » Read More
Olga Kay is a YouTube star who grew up poor in the Ukraine and taught herself to juggle. With that skill she joined the Russian circus, before coming to the U.S. Reporter Jane Wells meets a unique entrepreneur who went from posting her juggling videos to creating her own start-up. » Read More
A new program, Defy Ventures, is trying to channel entrepreneurial skills into good. Silicon Valley venture capitalists and tech leaders volunteer to teach felons to be founders of their own small business. Reporter Aditi Roy goes inside a prison to see how this program is changing lives and creating jobs on the outside. » Read More
Finding the right credit card can be challenging. But many cards have unique perks you may not even consider, like price protection or extended warranties. CreditCards.com’s Senior Industry Analyst has tips on how to uncover those hidden benefits and select the card that could save you the most money. » Read More
Hilton Hotels is modifying some guest rooms to include a fully-equipped mini-gym with a stationary bicycle, weights, a yoga mat and more. Reporter Diana Olick finds out if travelers will pay more to work out in their room.
A controversial new “fiduciary rule” will require advisors act in their client’s best interests, even at the expense of their own profits. We ask financial expert Farnoosh Torabi what will rule change will mean for you and your nest egg.
The TSA is taking a closer look at carry-on contents at 10 airports. This comes as Homeland Security considers expanding to 71 airports a ban on laptops in cabins, currently in place in 10 mostly Middle Eastern airports. We ask aviation consultant Mike Boyd how it could impact your flights this summer.
Should you start receiving reduced Social Security benefits at age 62? Or should you wait until you’re 70 for the full amount? Should both spouses collect at the same time, or should one wait? We ask Rob Kron of BlackRock for some advice and guidance.
The Rocky Mountain state has ranked near the top recently in both population and economic growth. Colorado boasts a great climate, outdoor activities, and the best job availability in the country, with an unemployment rate of 2.3 percent. We ask Governor John Hickenlooper if the Colorado model could spread to other states.
We ask National Skills Coalition CEO Andy Van Kleunen what a combination of on-the-job training and getting paid could mean for the next generation of workers.
From mattresses to clothing, bargain hunters scouring Memorial Day sales can score some of the year’s best deals. We ask Vera Gibbons, GasBuddy.com Senior Consumer Analyst what to buy now and what to wait for.
How much should you spend on the new couple? What about a destination wedding? Long-held traditions and rules are changing. We ask The Knot’s Stephanie Cain what’s the same and what is different with this generation of brides and grooms.
Despite gloomy headlines in the economy and overseas, since the “Trump Rally” began, the markets seem invulnerable. We ask Kourtney Gibson, President of Loop Capital Markets, why nothing seems to be an obstacle to market growth and if it can continue.
News out of Washington seemed to have a direct impact on Wall Street this week. On Wednesday, the Dow had worst day since September, and the Nasdaq had its biggest drop since June. We ask J.P. Morgan Funds Chief Global Strategist David Kelly if you should consider some moves with your retirement savings plan?
The average car on the road is more than 11 years old, but sales this year are expected to fall below last year’s record number. We ask Kelley Blue Book’s Rebecca Lindland how automakers are shifting to a new future with self-driving cars, and a changing marketplace.
Blessed with longer life expectancy, but often with less money in the bank, female retirees are turning to each other as a way to make ends meet and find companionship. CNBC's Jane Wells reports.
The iPhone’s fingerprint sensor is supposed to be more secure than a passcode, but researchers say Touch ID could be vulnerable. Meanwhile, the ransomware “WannaCry” is still infecting computers in 150 countries. With these threats, we ask Bay Analytics VP of Strategy Steven Grossman how to protect your data and devices.
A new FDA-approved “wearable robot” is helping paraplegics walk again. The Ekso GT is a device with bionic, mechanical leg braces engineered to help patients stand and re-learn to walk. We ask Ekso Bionics President and CEO Tom Looby how the innovation is helping rehabilitation.
After college graduation, could your young adult be moving back home? A recent U.S. Census Bureau study found 34% of millennials will be returning to live with their parents. While they search for a job, should you charge rent? Should there be an exit plan? We ask psychologist Rosemary Lichtman, co-author of “Whose Couch Is It Anyway?”
J.D. Power’s annual Airline Satisfaction Survey polled 11K passengers and found airlines scored new all-time highs. Reporter Phil LeBeau reports.
To fix a messy yogurt spill, Kristin Ahmer invented a spill-proof, dishwasher-safe reusable food pouch and launched her own company to make it. Now, she’s expanding into other spill-proof packages, and not just for kids.
How many calories are in that pizza slice, or that sandwich? The FDA has been trying to implement a law requiring food sellers with more than 20 locations, from chain restaurants to grocery stores, to display calorie counts on their menus. Margo Wootan, Center for Science in the Public Interest, discusses.
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett is one of the world’s most successful stock market investors. He shares his advice on where he suggests you should put your money “through thick and thin.”
The Bouqs Company is an online-only start-up disrupting traditional floral delivery services. Founder and CEO John Tabis tells how his company is cutting out the middleman to get fresher flowers delivered faster.