With more fake meat on restaurant menus and in supermarkets, the beef industry is ready for a burger battle. Reporter Jane Wells talks to Montana ranchers upset this competitor is called "meat" and is regulated differently from their cattle. We ask Amanda Kludt, editor-in-chief at Eater whether plant-based meat substitutes are healthier, and whether it's the future or a fad. » Read More
New age author Deepak Chopra has focused on the value of meditation and yoga for decades. In his new book, "Metahuman", he says financial wellness is one of the three keys to happiness. He explains the role money should play in your life and how you can connect wealth to wellness. » Read More
Elder financial abuse is a growing problem for older Americans. But in a surprising number of cases, the scammer isn't who you would think. It's often a family member or trusted friend. Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson explains red flags to look out for to protect an older adult from abuse and financial exploitation. » Read More
Washington Post reporter Chris Ingraham set out to find the "absolute worst place to live in America". Using Federal statistics on weather, landscape and even water from every county in the U.S., the data pointed to Red Lake Falls, Minnesota as the worst. Ingraham explains in his book, "If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home By Now", why he visited and soon packed up his family to live there. » Read More
When planning for retirement, many fail to budget or save enough for future health care costs. It's Medicare enrollment season and Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson explains the options and what you can do to make the right choices and even trim your costs.
Gaming skills can be applied to future surgeons. Reporter Bertha Coombs finds Level Ex, a video game maker is developing games to teach medical procedures. And Dr. Paul Friedman, head of the Cardiovascular Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, adds there's a training role for these type of games and explains how they're testing virtual reality in real surgical scenarios.
Gas prices jumped at the pump after the recent attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. Will they stay high and what about other energy costs? From jet fuel and airfares this fall to home heating oil costs this winter, we ask GasBuddy's head of petroleum analysis what's ahead.
Before filling out a college application, there's another form prospective students should complete first. FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. For the 2020-2021 school year, FAFSA is the first step towards qualifying for grants, loans and work-study programs to help pay for college. Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson explains why it's important to apply as quickly as you can once applications are accepted on October 1.
At $195 million, it's most expensive current home listing in the U.S. The Chartwell Estate was used as the Clampett's home on the "Beverly Hillbillies" sitcom. Today, the Los Angeles mansion on eleven acres is back on the market. Reporter Robert Frank has a tour of the massive property to see the secret passageways, fountains, gardens and more.
As new data breaches keep happening, new fraud schemes are appearing. Banks are finding hackers can alter a few lines of computer code to make ATMs release cash. As criminals become more sophisticated, how can you safeguard your information from hackers? Cybersecurity expert Brian Vecci has steps you can take to keep your accounts and personal information safe.
From home ownership rates to inheritance, the wealth gap between black families and white families is widening. Former NFL player Jason Wright is now a partner at the management consulting firm, McKinsey. He's co-authored a new study that looks at some of the causes and has some solutions that could narrow that gap.
If your kids are putting their money in a savings account, they're probably earning just pennies from the bank. How can you teach your children to not just save, but to invest? Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson has ways to get your kids interested in interest and aware of investing.
More than a third of all online shopping is done on Amazon. But nearly 60% of items on the site are from third-party sellers. A recent Wall Street Journal article warned that more than 4K items on Amazon.com were declared unsafe by federal agencies. How can you be sure the item you're buying is safe? Former Amazon employee Rachel Johnson Greer has tips on what to look for when you order, and after it arrives.
With one of the tightest labor markets on record, industries from restaurants to manufacturing are struggling to find new workers and keep the ones they have. Jon Taffer challenges small businesses to adapt and survive in his show, "Bar Rescue", and he has tips on what successful businesses are doing right.
If you're not satisfied with the investment returns and advice from your financial advisor, it could be time to make a change. Senior Personal Financial Correspondent Sharon Epperson has steps to take and some strategies to find a new one.
Amtrak is building faster trains to get more travelers to ride the rails. New Acelas made in the USA will include more space and modern upgrades. Reporter Seema Mody has a early look at the high-speed trains that will run between Boston and Washington D.C.
It's a buyer's market now for real estate, says Ryan Serhant, star of "Million Dollar Listing New York". He believes social media is at the forefront of new ways properties are found and sold. Plus tips from his "Sell It Like Serhant" book on techniques you can use to sell more and make more money.
Your local cineplex isn't just for movies. More theaters are adding special events to let you experience vintage films, classic TV series, opera, sports and more. Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt explains how they work with movie theaters to offer new and old choices on the big screen.
Subscriptions deliver things you don't want to run out of. What if a box comes with new shoes you can run in? Nike's new monthly subscription delivers kids sneakers every few months, or even every few weeks. We ask retail expert Jan Kniffen if it's a good deal and what could be arriving by subscription next.
Removing a new toy from layers of plastic packaging isn't fun, for you or the environment. Toy company Hasbro is aiming to reduce and even eliminate plastic from their packaging. Hasbro President and COO John Frascotti explains their plan and what the new alternative packaging will be.