Millions of Americans will hit the road for July 4th weekend, and they¿ll likely hit a pothole or two. Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell sounds off on how Washington can repair our broken transportation system.» Read More
Each February 14th, $1 billion is spent on candy of that, three-fourths is spent on chocolate. Godiva VP of North America Marketing Michelle Chin discusses the candy maker's biggest day to give sweets for the sweet.
Don't get too used to gas under $2.00/gallon, and oil below $45/barrel. Former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister says we¿ll all be paying a lot more by the end of the year, and it's all due to simple laws of economics.
If your closet is packed to the brim and you could use some cash, there¿s an app for that. The founder of startup tradesy.com Tracy DiNunzio shows you how to showcase your clothing, bags and shoes, for fun and hopefully some profit.
529 college savings plans have been in the news this week because of the controversy over whether they should be tax-free. But are they right for you and your family? How do they work, and are there any alternatives? Sharon Epperson explains.
Meet the 16-year-old entrepreneur who sees big bucks in old sneakers. With a little help from his dad, this teenager has a booming business, and now his father is on the payroll! Kate Rogers introduces us to a remarkable young man.
At the forefront of battling poverty and improving lives, the high-tech duo of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair Melinda Gates, discuss creating social change and prioritizing great ideas to improve the lives of women and children throughout the world.
With over $2 trillion in assets, Bank of America is the second largest bank in the U.S. with more than 15,000 ATMs worldwide. Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan discusses American economic growth, oil prices and the strength of the American consumer.
Can you give children in third-world countries an affordable private school education? Bridge International Academies Co-Founders, Jay Kimmelman and Dr. Shannon May discuss how charter-schools in Africa can educate children for as little as $5 a month.
World-famous Italian opera singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli discusses his foundation which supports national and international projects that foster social improvement through his music.
In an effort to increase access to education and lower costs, President Obama unveiled ¿America¿s College Promise.¿ a proposal to make community college free. University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Amy Gutmann discusses the cost of educating America.
Within a decade, cars may drive themselves. CNBC's Phil Lebeau and Arizona State University Reynolds Center for Business Journalism Director Mickey Maynard discuss the industry and how car makers plan to get more drivers behind the wheel.
Americans are throwing out the equivalent of $165 billion of food each year. But MintScraps CEO Tony Vu and Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group's Elizabeth Meltz discuss how technology can help the restaurant industry clean off its plates.
Just like their owners, pets are living longer and can run up big medical bills in the process. Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson shares tips on how to prepare for problems when illness or injury strikes your furry friend.
The debate over Obamacare is as strong as ever. Mount Sinai Hospital CEO & Pres. Dr. Kenneth Davis discusses the impact of the Affordable Care Act, the business of being sick and why modern medicine is closer to finding a cure for the flu and cancer.
Branchless banking is gaining momentum as customers may no longer need to visit a bank to perform transactions. Father-daughter team, BankMobile Chairman & CEO Jay Sidhu and Chief Strategy Officer Luvleen Sidhu discuss their big bet on mobile banking.
The New Year has dropped millions of Americans resolving to get in better shape. Jenny Craig & Curves CEO Monty Sharma discusses the challenge of keeping fitness resolutions and staying on track.
The December jobs number proves the strengthening economy is intact. Is now a good time to ask for a raise? Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson shares tips on climbing the salary ladder and having the money talk with your boss.
Millions of low-wage workers got a raise on New Year¿s Day, when 21 states increased their hourly minimum wages. Cato Institute Senior Fellow Dan Mitchell and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Senior Fellow Jared Bernstein discuss how minimum wage increases could impact economic growth.
Last year the Dow and S&P rose to unprecedented highs. Will 2014's record gains keep looking up in 2015? Mike Holland, Holland & Company chairman and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington Pres. & CEO discuss the market's direction for 2015.
Fania Records used to be the heartbeat of the U.S. Latin audience from the 1960s to 1980s. Michael Rucker, Fania Records chief marketing officer, discusses the sound of success and how the once-dormant music label became all digital and profitable.