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Hack Attack
Raj Goel , Brain Link International Chief Technology Officer
When a hacker tries to break into your email account, they're not interested in your messages. They're seeking your password, the key to your online identity. And if they crack it, they can do significant damage to your finances. Cyber security expert Raj Goel says hacked email accounts are more valuable to thieves today than credit card numbers. He has tips on how to protect yourself from the latest online threat.

Cold Warning
Garry Kasparov, former world chess champion
Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has been a critic and opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than a decade. In his book, "Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped." he warns of the dangers of any alliance between President Trump and Putin. We get his perspective on whether the Russian leader can be a friend, or a foe to the U.S.

Diet for Personality
Jen Widerstrom, "Diet Right For Your Personality Type"author
Eating a healthy diet is not a one-size-fits all. Different people have different personalities,and that should be reflected in your diet. That's what Jen Widerstrom, fitness trainer from TV's "The Biggest Loser" writes in her new book, "Diet Right For Your Personality Type". She shares tips for self-reflection beyond the mirror. And how understanding whether you're a "Type A" or a "Rebel", can help you create successful habits.

Dine-In Theatre
Hamid Hashemi, iPic Entertainment President and CEO
Dinner and a movie used to be two separate stops. But now theatres are working to improve the movie going experience, and providing both. 11 years ago, Hamid Hasemi founded the first iPic Theatre. The concept? To combine chef-created meals with craft beers and cocktails to enjoy at your reclining, luxury seat along with the flick. Today, they've grown to 15 locations in 10 states with 21 more theaters planned. Will cinema dining replace the generic multiplex?

Making Oscar
Kate Rogers, Reporter
Standing just over a foot high, the "Oscar" has been presented to every Academy Award winner since 1929. But did you ever wonder where and how the gleaming gold statuettes are made? How heavy are they? And how much gold is on the gold-plated trophy? Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the foundry where the movie awards are manufactured for the answers.

NEXT WEEK: Why Warren Buffett, one of the world's richest men, has real estate on his mind these days.

Guest Interviews

  • Garry Kasparov

    The Russian democracy activist explains to CNBC why dialogue with Russia is good, but questions whether there's a price to be paid.

  • Jen Widerstrom

    "Biggest Loser" trainer and author Jen Widerstrom said it's important to create a diet and fitness plan based on your personality.

  • Hack attack

    Cyber security expert Raj Goel says hacked email accounts are more valuable to thieves today than credit card numbers. He has tips on how to protect yourself from the latest online threat.

  • Cold warning

    Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has been a critic and opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than a decade. We get his perspective on whether the Russian leader can be a friend, or a foe to the U.S.

  • Diet for personality

    Jen Widerstrom, fitness trainer from TV’s “The Biggest Loser” shares tips for self-reflection beyond the mirror. And how understanding whether you’re a “type A” or a “rebel” can help you create successful habits.

  • Dine-in theatre

    11 years ago, Hamid Hasemi founded the first iPic Theatre. Today, they’ve grown to 15 locations in 10 states with 21 more theatres planned. Will cinema dining replace the generic multiplex?

  • Making Oscar

    Standing just over a foot high, the “Oscar” has been presented to every Academy Award winner since 1929. But did you ever wonder where how the gleaming gold statuettes are made? Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the foundry where the movie awards are manufactured for the answers.

  • A man walks out of the Univista Insurance company office after shopping for a health plan under the Affordable Care Act, on December 15, 2015, in Miami.

    Former Aetna CEO Ron Williams weighs in on what changes could be ahead for the Affordable Care Act and consumers.

  • A cashier counts a customers money as she works the register inside a Home Depot in Somerville, Massachusetts.

    It's time to retire the idea of "retirement." Here's why your 50s and 60s might be a good time to revamp your career.

  • A close-up view of the Lego Star Wars death star at Hamleys Christmas toy photocall.

    "The Lego Batman Movie” took the top spot at the box office this week. Skip Kodak of Lego Americas shares what the toy company is building next.

  • On the Money

    What changes could be ahead if Obamacare is dismantled? And what could happen to your health care and insurance for your family? Former Aetna CEO Ronald Williams weighs in.

  • On the Money 2

    The “Lego Batman Movie” has the top spot at the box office. And the company’s revenue for the plastic brick sets is up 11% globally over last year. We ask Lego America's Skip Kodak what’s next for the world’s largest toy company.

  • On the Money 3

    Author and jobs expert Kerry Hannon has steps you can take now to plan for your next act. Plus some unusual, but real jobs that are perfect for a retiree.

  • On the Money 4

    Can the “in-gym” experience be duplicated virtually? CNBC reporter Diana Olick signs up for a class.

  • Nest egg retirement savings

    When your financial advisor tells you on how to invest your retirement savings, is he or she putting your best interest first?

  • The Match.com application is displayed in the Apple Inc. App Store on an iPhone.

    eHarmony still uses an extensive questionnaire with 150 questions to match single men and women for the long term.

  • Customers shop at the Jacques Torres Chocolate Heaven store in New York.

    The retail slump is taking a toll on the candy industry, but chocolate purveyor Jacques Torres explains to CNBC what helps keep him on top.

  • Search and match

    We ask new eHarmony CEO Grant Thornton if opposites attract and why he’s seeing a big increase this year in people looking for love.

  • On The Money Airport Infrastructure

    While the number of Americans flying keeps soaring, there hasn’t been a new major airport built since Denver opened 22 years ago. Instead, new terminals are being added to old airports, and airlines are picking up a big part of the tab. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

  • Retirement rules

    When your financial advisor advises you on how to invest your retirement savings, is he or she putting your best interest first? That’s the goal of the “fiduciary rule”, a new regulation scheduled to begin in April. But will it happen in the face of Trump's desire to delay implementation? Ken Bentson, SIFMA, and Cristina Martin Firvida, AARP, discuss

  • Money lessons

    In her new book, “Make Your Kid A Money Genius (Even If You’re Not), personal finance expert Beth Kobliner has tips on what to say and when.

  • Mr. Chocolate

    Chocolatier Jacques Torres shares which of his chocolate creations are most popular this romantic holiday. Will candy stores survive as more sales of chocolate and gifts move to online?

  • A home is offered for sale in the Bucktown neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.

    The trend of buying a fixer-upper, making some repairs and "flipping" to a new buyer is making a return, an expert tells CNBC.

  • om Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

    Costs suggest the Super Bowl is out of reach for many, but an expert explains to CNBC how to make the game on a tight budget.

  • Flipping is back

    We ask Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia Chief Economist what’s behind the surge in flipping, and how to balance the opportunity and the risk.

  • Getting to the Super Bowl

    Robert Tuchman, CAA Premium Experience, packages once-in-a-lifetime trips to the big game and has tips on how you can plan a future Super Bowl trip on a budget, as long as you’re willing to spend $5K.

  • Theresa Horner, CB&I Structural Welder.

    With Trump's infrastructure plans, the construction industry is hoping to build on the 1.6 million jobs it has added in six years.

  • Construction jobs

    Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the gulf coast of Louisiana and meets both a CEO looking to add to his workforce and a former stay-at-home mom, who after some training is now a welder.

  • Rising credit card rates

    We ask financial journalist Stacey Tisdale for some tips on navigating the higher cost of credit.

  • Farming without dirt

    Reporter Andrea Day steps into the year-round “farm” to see where your next salad may be coming from.

  • The north gate of SUNY Maritime College is shown in the Bronx borough of New York.

    Two education experts debate whether free college is really free to CNBC's "On the Money."

  • Healthy food in a supermarket

    The founder of a dietary company is on a mission to create an owner's manual for your body, and explains to CNBC how he intends to do it.

  • Tuition-free college

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan would pay the tuition cost for full-time students whose families earn less than $125K per year. Sounds great but critics say the plan gives no additional aid to the poorest students. Beth Akers, Manhattan Institute, and Sara Goldrick-Rab, Temple University, discuss.

  • After Dow 20K

    If you’re not in stocks now, should you get in or is it too late? Richard Bernstein, CEO of Richard Bernstein Advisors tells us if this is a time for caution or an opportunity for growth.

  • In this May 11, 2016 photo, University of Massachusetts Medical School student Dylan Perry, far right, demonstrates a nasal Naloxone for emergency treatment of opioid overdose to actor-patients coping with addiction during a simulation at the medical school in Worcester, Mass.

    Competition is expected to cut a product's price, but that hasn't been the case for naloxone.

  • DNA & diet

    Habit Founder Neil Grimmer launched the company after testing his own DNA. He explains how it works, how much it costs, and why nutrition is not “one size fits all.”

  • Food for football

    Plated, the subscription-based meal kit company has some easy to create recipes that go beyond chips and dip to make your Super Bowl party a big hit. With Elena Karp, Plated head chef and Culinary co-founder.

  • President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Two economy veterans explain to CNBC the impact Trump's policy changes will have on individual consumers.

  • Trump & your money

    Politico Chief Economic Correspondent Ben White and Sara Fagen, DDC Advocacy partner, weigh in on what could change first and what could have the biggest impact on your wallet under a Trump Administration.

  • Pedro Rojas holds a sign directing people to an insurance company where they can sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare

    Reporter Bertha Coombs looks at possible options to replace Obamacare and what they could mean for your health and money.

  • Taxing questions

    Tim Speiss of accounting firm EisnerAmper discusses how and when changes under President Trump could hit your paycheck.

  • Driving Detroit's growth

    Reporter Kate Rogers asks Motor City small business owners how policy changes in taxes, healthcare and regulations could help or hurt their companies.

  • A new IKEA store under construction in Florida. The furniture giant said Monday that after the three deaths of three children it is no longer selling its "Malm" series products.

    The furniture retail giant explains to CNBC its U.S. growth strategy.

  • A former top ranking Wall Street exec explains to CNBC the financial gaps women face compared to men.

  • 401(k) fallout

    Some 40% of workers have less than $10K in these accounts and not everyone has access to one. Economist Theresa Ghilarducci says she has a bipartisan, public-private solution.

  • Detroit auto show

    With new vehicles in high demand, Phil LeBeau shows us some of the latest models.

  • Assembling Ikea

    We ask IKEA US President Lars Petersson what’s next for the world’s largest furniture retailer.

  • Mobile travel agent

    Lola co-founder and CEO Paul English explains his new messaging/personal travel app works and if the cost is worth the time saved.

  • Closing the gap

    Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevest CEO & co-founder, explains why women don’t have to act like men to advance in the work place, and her take on the gender investing gap.

  • Home office

    The traditional 9am to 5pm job and long commutes are becoming a thing of the past, the CEO of Flexjobs explains to CNBC.

  • A trader wearing a Dow 20,000 hat works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Changes to retirement strategy should be made on the basis of fundamentals rather than Trumponomics, Wall Street veteran Jim Paulsen said.

  • Affordable fitness

    With new technology, big gyms say they’re now able to provide the custom workouts that only expensive boutique fitness studios have been able to offer. Using fitness trackers, they say private workouts including Pilates, Zumba and even kickboxing can be affordable. With CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • January bargains

    January is the best time of the year to buy items including flat screen TVs, fitness equipment and more. Retail expert Trae Bodge shares what you should look for and where you can find the best deals.

  • Couple with financial stress

    With the holidays over, and those bills coming due, how can you build a budget? While it sounds like a daunting task, personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi has a step-by-step plan to get your finances under control.

  • Dow 20K, Trump & your retirement

    Should the Dow 20K milestone change what you’re doing with your retirement savings? We ask Wells Fargo Chief Investment Strategist, Jim Paulsen for tips on what you should do with a new President about to take office.

  • Working the border

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection is looking for more than 1,700 new federal agents. Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the Border Patrol Academy in New Mexico to see what new recruits will have to tackle from fitness tests and combat training, to off-road driving.

  • Work perks

    As more companies offer flexible work arrangements, more workers are getting the opportunity to shape their schedule. Does it help companies in recruiting, and could you get the perk at your job?

  • Making a pledge to improve your finances this year is easy. Keeping it is harder. Financial advisors tell you how to hit those targets.

  • Gluten Free

    Thrive Market, which sells non-perishable healthy foods at reasonable prices, will ship customer orders within two days to 85 percent of the country.

  • New Year in Tech

    Ahead of next week’s Consumer Electronics Show, there are new gadgets you may not have heard of, and didn’t know you can’t live without. Two top tech writers bring cool new electronic items, any or all could be the “next big thing” in 2017.

  • The new year means new resolutions. While many of us make goals to lose weight, it’s also important to get financially fit. It’s the perfect time to take steps to tackle debt, improve that credit score and save more. Personal finance expert Lynette Khalfani-Cox has tips on financial goals to make that you can stick with all year long.

  • Airport upgrade

    Severe weather has slammed parts of the country, forcing some travelers to spend more holiday time in airports than planned. But a new J.D. Power survey found satisfaction with U.S. airports is at an all-time high. Reporter Phil LeBeau has which airports came out on top, and which have the most miserable ratings.

  • Organic delivered

    Healthy foods can come at a steep price. But start-up Thrive Market says it can provide organic food at a reduced cost. For a $60 annual membership they say they can deliver a box of healthy foods within two days at 25% to 50% below retail prices. We ask Nick Green, Thrive Market co-founder how the numbers work.

  • Return policy

    An estimated 30% of online holiday sales are returned. We’ll give you tips on how to avoid the hassle and get the most value for that unwanted gift.

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