Strikes against fast-food restaurants have called for the minimum wage to increase to $15, but the side effects of such a jump are unclear.» Read More
It's a stand-up comedian's worst nightmare: A robot that tells jokes!
Businesses will be able to depreciate 100 percent of the cost of capital goods on their 2011 taxes, for equipment bought and placed in service between September 8, 2010 and December 31, 2011. That's up from 50 percent accelerated depreciation in 2010, and applies to property that is depreciated over 20 years or less.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Thursday that the US economy is strengthening, with three to four percent growth likely this year, but that it won't reduce unemployment "at the pace we'd like it to."
The $858 billion tax plan approved by Congress in December included a surprise two percent reduction in payroll taxes for 2011, in what amounts to a $120 billion bet that Americans will spend the money and help juice the economy.
Would you answer a cellphone call during a job interview? What's your style for the end of the interview — hand shake or hug? Check out some of the most outrageous mistakes made at job interviews.
So what do you do if you get a bad performance review? First of all, don't panic. Shake it off. Then check out these tips from a pro.
When partygoers attending next week’s inauguration dinner honoring new Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper want to wet their whistle, they’ll be able to toast the man of honor with a “Hickenlooper Inaugurale.”
While the broader economy starts to recover, the housing market is being left behind. The decline in home values is now officially worse than it was during the Depression.
The December jobs report may have disappointed some but there are signs that the market is improving — as everything from earnings forecasts to a homeless guy's story seems to indicate.
It went from a heartwarming story to schadenfreude within his 15 minutes of fame: A dirt-digging web site has found that Ted Williams, the homeless guy who stunned the Internet world with his golden voice, has a 20-year criminal record.
A company known for its adult-themed dating website is jumping into the venture capital game.
If this isn’t a sign the job market is on the way up, I don’t know what is: Job offers are pouring in for Ted Williams, a former radio announcer-turned-homeless guy who used to panhandle on a highway ramp in Columbus, Ohio.
Apps and Internet connectivity are everywhere. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, you’ll see more devices incorporating PC-like functions. And they'll be not just smartphones and set-top boxes, but TVs, digital cameras and printers as well.
Tired of breaking your New Year's resolutions before the confetti settles? Yeah, there's an app for that. Put down that bucket of chicken and check out these 10 mobile apps to help you keep your financial resolutions.
Did you spend the holidays with a glass of egg nog in one hand and your BlackBerry in the other? You sir, just may be a workaholic! Here are 20 questions to tell if you're a workaholic.
It's that time of year — time for performance reviews! Stop rolling your eyes and use this opportunity to get what you want at work. Here are 10 questions to ask at your performance review.
Some tax deductions are obvious but there are some things you wouldn’t believe you can deduct! If you've got the stomach to itemize, it could save you a lot of money. Check out these 12 wacky tax deductions.
Gone for 2010 but on the books again in 2011—the estate tax will have changes that should make it less painful for taxpayers.
You thought the tax debate in Congress this week was about extending the Bush tax cuts, right? Or unemployment insurance? It’s also about a long list of smaller tax provisions that have been salted into the bill, unrelated provisions that benefit special interests.
Over 80 different industries license franchises. So when CNBC asked me to make predictions for 2011, it took me a while to figure out how to eat this elephant. A normally complicated world for making predictions becomes even more complicated when franchise is thrown into the mix. But here goes...