Back to school isn’t just for kids. And the bargains aren’t just on school supplies. The fall shopping season is loaded with discounts on categories that might surprise you. Money Magazine’s Adam Auriemma has tips on what to get and where to find some of the best deals of the year. » Read More
Forget those concrete boarding kennels pets used to endure while their owners left them behind on vacation. They’ve been replaced by high end pampering palaces and doggie camps that rival the amenities their owners are enjoying. Of the $70B Americans will spend on their pets this year, $5B is on grooming and boarding. Reporter Kate Rogers checks her dog into a pet vacation spot. » Read More
It’s been 38 years since the last total solar eclipse passed over the United States. From Oregon through Nebraska to South Carolina, towns along the 60-to-70 mile path aren’t letting this money-making opportunity pass them by. Reporter Eric Chemi finds what businesses are doing to cash in on a rare celestial event. » Read More
If your aging parents need to be near you, but living with you is too much, there’s a new option. A “Granny Pod” is a temporary housing unit that’s placed in your backyard, and six states are currently allowing them. While units can cost well over $100K, that can be less than a nursing home, or assisted living. Reporter Jane Wells visits a California granny in her newly-built “pod”. » Read More
Should you start receiving reduced Social Security benefits at age 62? Or should you wait until you’re 70 for the full amount? Should both spouses collect at the same time, or should one wait? We ask Rob Kron of BlackRock for some advice and guidance.
The Rocky Mountain state has ranked near the top recently in both population and economic growth. Colorado boasts a great climate, outdoor activities, and the best job availability in the country, with an unemployment rate of 2.3 percent. We ask Governor John Hickenlooper if the Colorado model could spread to other states.
We ask National Skills Coalition CEO Andy Van Kleunen what a combination of on-the-job training and getting paid could mean for the next generation of workers.
From mattresses to clothing, bargain hunters scouring Memorial Day sales can score some of the year’s best deals. We ask Vera Gibbons, GasBuddy.com Senior Consumer Analyst what to buy now and what to wait for.
How much should you spend on the new couple? What about a destination wedding? Long-held traditions and rules are changing. We ask The Knot’s Stephanie Cain what’s the same and what is different with this generation of brides and grooms.
Despite gloomy headlines in the economy and overseas, since the “Trump Rally” began, the markets seem invulnerable. We ask Kourtney Gibson, President of Loop Capital Markets, why nothing seems to be an obstacle to market growth and if it can continue.
News out of Washington seemed to have a direct impact on Wall Street this week. On Wednesday, the Dow had worst day since September, and the Nasdaq had its biggest drop since June. We ask J.P. Morgan Funds Chief Global Strategist David Kelly if you should consider some moves with your retirement savings plan?
The average car on the road is more than 11 years old, but sales this year are expected to fall below last year’s record number. We ask Kelley Blue Book’s Rebecca Lindland how automakers are shifting to a new future with self-driving cars, and a changing marketplace.
Blessed with longer life expectancy, but often with less money in the bank, female retirees are turning to each other as a way to make ends meet and find companionship. CNBC's Jane Wells reports.
The iPhone’s fingerprint sensor is supposed to be more secure than a passcode, but researchers say Touch ID could be vulnerable. Meanwhile, the ransomware “WannaCry” is still infecting computers in 150 countries. With these threats, we ask Bay Analytics VP of Strategy Steven Grossman how to protect your data and devices.
After college graduation, could your young adult be moving back home? A recent U.S. Census Bureau study found 34% of millennials will be returning to live with their parents. While they search for a job, should you charge rent? Should there be an exit plan? We ask psychologist Rosemary Lichtman, co-author of “Whose Couch Is It Anyway?”
A new FDA-approved “wearable robot” is helping paraplegics walk again. The Ekso GT is a device with bionic, mechanical leg braces engineered to help patients stand and re-learn to walk. We ask Ekso Bionics President and CEO Tom Looby how the innovation is helping rehabilitation.
To fix a messy yogurt spill, Kristin Ahmer invented a spill-proof, dishwasher-safe reusable food pouch and launched her own company to make it. Now, she’s expanding into other spill-proof packages, and not just for kids.
J.D. Power’s annual Airline Satisfaction Survey polled 11K passengers and found airlines scored new all-time highs. Reporter Phil LeBeau reports.
How many calories are in that pizza slice, or that sandwich? The FDA has been trying to implement a law requiring food sellers with more than 20 locations, from chain restaurants to grocery stores, to display calorie counts on their menus. Margo Wootan, Center for Science in the Public Interest, discusses.
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett is one of the world’s most successful stock market investors. He shares his advice on where he suggests you should put your money “through thick and thin.”
The Bouqs Company is an online-only start-up disrupting traditional floral delivery services. Founder and CEO John Tabis tells how his company is cutting out the middleman to get fresher flowers delivered faster.
A new study from Ameriprise separates facts from fiction surrounding retirement age, Social Security rules and the amount of savings you need to thrive in the next stage of your life.
Reporter Andrea Day finds some recalled foods contains drugs, preservatives and other surprising ingredients.
Raise.me is a for-profit site that allows high school students to earn cash to use for college, by earning good grades or from extracurricular activities. Co-founder and CEO Preston Silverman says more than 225 colleges and universities are giving “micro-scholarships” to potential students, but only if they apply, are accepted and enroll in that school.