ON THE MONEY THIS WEEK:
The Real Deal on Real Estate
Svenja Gudell, Zillow Chief Economist
The Federal Reserve may soon be raising interest rates, and it's a move the U.S. hasn't seen since 2006. While it's a signal policy makers think the economy is strong enough to handle a rise, it could create some havoc in housing. Zillow's Chief Economist Svenja Gudell tells us what buyers and sellers should do right now and which real estate markets are booming.
A Clear Vision
Neil Blumenthal, Warby Parker Co-Founder and Co-CEO
Warby Parker has disrupted the traditional eyeglass industry with affordable, stylish frames you can buy online for under a hundred bucks. And making glasses affordable for everyone has always been a focal point. Since they were founded in 2010, the company has donated one million pairs of eyeglasses around the world. Now the company wants to make sure kids in the New York City public school system have access to glasses. They even plan to supply them for free if kids can't afford them. We talk philanthropy and what's next for the visionary business with Co-Founder and Co-CEO Neil Blumenthal.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it's time to start talkin' turkey. Earlier this year, bird flu wiped out nearly 8 million turkeys,the worst epidemic the U.S. has ever seen. Supply is tight, demand is high andcosts are going up. Grocery store chain Stew Leonard's says turkey wholesaleprices have jumped 10 percent. Will this carve a huge dent in consumers walletsor will grocery stores be gobbling up the costs? Morgan Brennan explains.
5 Year End Money Moves
Sharon Epperson, Senior Personal Finance Correspondent
With the end of the year approaching, what should you do to maximize your money? Sharon gives a checklist of the 5 moves you can make from maxing out your 401k, to spending down your FSA.
COMING UP NEXT WEEK ON THE MONEY:
Americans gave away nearly $360 billion last year according the Giving USA Foundation. If you're planning to make a charitable donation this year, Sharon Epperson will tell you how to make sure your dollars are doing the most good.