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Economic Reports Personal Income

  • The rich and the powerful

    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.

  • No rest for the wealthy

    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's retirement indices

    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.

  • CEOs Doing Really Well: Survey

    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.

  • CEO Pay Jumps in 2012

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports there was a 15 percent gain in the average pay of CEOs of big companies.

  • Natalie Gunshannon, who is suing the franchise owners of the McDonald's she worked for when they refused to deposit her pay directly into her checking account, with her daughter.

    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.

  • Public Pension Cost Cover-Up?

    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.

  • Power Rundown: Record Retirement Package

    McKesson's Chairman and CEO John Hammergre has landed a record retirement package. CNBC's Jane Wells and John Carney discuss.

  • Global Full-Time Minimum Wage

    75 years ago today, the minimum wage was born. A look at full-time minimum wages around the globe, with the "Street Signs" crew.

  • $70 Million Controversy At the IRS

    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.

  • Millionaires on the Rise

    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.

  • Unequal Pay for Women a Myth: Furchtgott-Roth

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, parses the data and says the comparison is bogus.

  • Prince Alwaleed Suing Forbes for Libel

    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.

  • Personal Income Unchanged & Consumer Spending Down 0.2% in April

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on the economy and discusses its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Millennials to Change Car Buying Forever?

    A growing number of 20-somethings are entering the workforce, but aren't spending money on cars. Sheryl Connelly, Ford Motor Company, and Jason Dorsey, The Gen Y Guy, offer insight.

  • CNet Co-Founder Files For Personal Bankruptcy

    Halsey Minor co-founded CNet and has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. His liabilities were listed as $50-$100 million and his assets between $10-$50 million.

  • America, the Overworked

    Do Americans work too hard? The U.S. is the only nation that doesn't guarantee paid vacations or holidays. Cali Williams Yost, CEO and founder of Work + Life Fit, offers insight.

  • What Does the IRS Notice?

    Consider any information posted online to be public when it comes to your tax return, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Rep. Yoder: Need Independent Investigation Into IRS

    Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) shares his reaction to news the IRS targeted conservative groups. "Americans are expecting Congress and the Federal Government to get to the bottom of this, and to make sure this never happens again," he says.

  • Lauryn Hill Behind Bars

    When singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill recorded her Grammy-winning album, she had no idea the money would ultimately put her behind bars, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.