Tax revenues for US states soared to their highest in 25 years in the second quarter as personal income tax collections reached record amounts.
Home health-care workers, who for years have been exempt from minimum wage and overtime laws, will soon be eligible for fatter paychecks.
In a survey by Equilar, two thirds of CEOs met or exceeded the goals linked to performance based pay granted from 2008 to 2010, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Are CEOs paid too much? Former SEIU board member Stephen Lerner, and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, share their opinions.
As more people bank online, banks have been experimenting with charges for "premium services," which now include seeing a bank teller, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief, provides perspective.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer disposal income and discusses what it indicates about the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Former chief economist to VP Biden Jared Bernstein and CNBC contributor Carol Roth discuss the cost of raising the minimum wage.
A new study from the Cato Institute finds welfare benefits pay more than a minimum wage job in 35 states. Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean (D), and Chris Edwards, Cato Institute, discuss.
Who are the richest members of Congress? CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the richest member of Congress is Rep. Darrell Issa with an estimated net worth of $355 million, while Sen. Marco Rubio's net worth is negative $190,000.
A new study reveals that people making $750,000 or more don't retire until well into their 70s. CNBC's Robert Frank offers insight.
BlackRock is rolling out a new suite of indexes and funds which track the purchasing power of retirement income. Robert Kapito, BlackRock president and co-founder, and Chip Castille, head of BlackRock's 401k business, offer insight.
There was an increase of 15 percent seen in the average pay of CEOs of big companies in 2012, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; and Richard Brodsky, Demos senior fellow, and John Martini, Reed Smith LLC, discuss.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports there was a 15 percent gain in the average pay of CEOs of big companies.
As companies issue payroll cards, a growing number of American workers are confronting a frustrating predicament on payday. As the New York Times reports, to get their wages, they must first pay a fee.
Moody's is reporting that many state public pensions are actually facing a much larger funding gap than their financial reports say. Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, and Steven Malanga, Manhattan Institute, discuss.
McKesson's Chairman and CEO John Hammergre has landed a record retirement package. CNBC's Jane Wells and John Carney discuss.
75 years ago today, the minimum wage was born. A look at full-time minimum wages around the globe, with the "Street Signs" crew.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the IRS is now poised to pay $70 million in bonuses to some employees. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) says the report is accurate. "The priorities at the agency are certainly not the taxpayers," he says.
A report from Capgemini and RBC shows 12 million millionaires worldwide, whose fortunes grew 10 percent to a record $46 trillion, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Janet Engles, RBC Wealth Management, weighs in.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, parses the data and says the comparison is bogus.
Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is suing Forbes for libel, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Forbes estimated his wealth at $20 billion and Prince Alwaleed says he's worth $29.6 billion.