ON THE MONEY THIS WEEK:
Connecting With Customers
Dave Kerpen, Likeable Local CEO
More than 3 billion people use the internet and nearly 40% of the world's population has an internet connection. Technology continues to change the way people communicate and has become an increasingly important tool for small businesses to boost their bottom lines. Likeable Local CEO Dave Kerpen discusses how social media is helping even the smallest fish reach customers in some of the largest online ponds.
State of the American Worker
Thomas Perez, U.S. Labor Secretary
Although the economy is improving, millions of people who want to work still do not have jobs. With the unemployment rate holding steady at 5.3%, the federal minimum wage still remains unchanged at $7.25. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez talks with us about the state of the American labor force and the outlook for improving job growth.
The Bull & The Unbearable
Douglas Boneparth, Life and Wealth Planning Partner
Diahann Lassus, Lassus Wherle Co-Founder & President
During a week when the stock market turned into a roller coaster, most financial advisors are saying sit tight when it comes to your money. Life and Wealth Planning Partner & Financial Advisor Douglas Boneparth and Lassus Wherle Co-Founder & President Diahann Lassus discuss why now might be a good time to step back and focus on the basics of financial planning
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Reporter
Even with the resumption of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba, how different is communist country just miles from Florida? Reporter Michelle Caruso-Cabrera visits Havana and reports on how technology is changing the island but not yet with the bandwidth or speed some might expect.
COMING UP NEXT WEEK ON THE MONEY: There's a lot at stake with those three digits! -- How to improve your credit score.