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 They’ve been replaced by high end pampering palaces and doggie camps that rival the amenities their owners are enjoying.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
Cyber security expert Raj Goel says hacked email accounts are more valuable to thieves today than credit card numbers. He has tips on how to protect yourself from the latest online threat.
What changes could be ahead if Obamacare is dismantled? And what could happen to your health care and insurance for your family? Former Aetna CEO Ronald Williams weighs in.
The “Lego Batman Movie” has the top spot at the box office. And the company’s revenue for the plastic brick sets is up 11% globally over last year. We ask Lego America's Skip Kodak what’s next for the world’s largest toy company.
Author and jobs expert Kerry Hannon has steps you can take now to plan for your next act. Plus some unusual, but real jobs that are perfect for a retiree.
We ask new eHarmony CEO Grant Thornton if opposites attract and why he’s seeing a big increase this year in people looking for love.
“Obsolete” is what President Trump called the country’s aging airports this week. Reporter Phil LeBeau goes to Salt Lake City where a $3B airport expansion is taking place.
When your financial advisor advises you on how to invest your retirement savings, is he or she putting your best interest first? That’s the goal of the “fiduciary rule”, a new regulation scheduled to begin in April. But will it happen in the face of Trump's desire to delay implementation? Ken Bentson, SIFMA, and Cristina Martin Firvida, AARP, discuss
In her new book, “Make Your Kid A Money Genius (Even If You’re Not), personal finance expert Beth Kobliner has tips on what to say and when.
Chocolatier Jacques Torres shares which of his chocolate creations are most popular this romantic holiday. Will candy stores survive as more sales of chocolate and gifts move to online?
We ask Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia Chief Economist what’s behind the surge in flipping, and how to balance the opportunity and the risk.
Robert Tuchman, CAA Premium Experience, packages once-in-a-lifetime trips to the big game and has tips on how you can plan a future Super Bowl trip on a budget, as long as you’re willing to spend $5K.
Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the gulf coast of Louisiana and meets both a CEO looking to add to his workforce and a former stay-at-home mom, who after some training is now a welder.
We ask financial journalist Stacey Tisdale for some tips on navigating the higher cost of credit.
Reporter Andrea Day steps into the year-round “farm” to see where your next salad may be coming from.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan would pay the tuition cost for full-time students whose families earn less than $125K per year. Sounds great but critics say the plan gives no additional aid to the poorest students. Beth Akers, Manhattan Institute, and Sara Goldrick-Rab, Temple University, discuss.
If you’re not in stocks now, should you get in or is it too late? Richard Bernstein, CEO of Richard Bernstein Advisors tells us if this is a time for caution or an opportunity for growth.
Habit Founder Neil Grimmer launched the company after testing his own DNA. He explains how it works, how much it costs, and why nutrition is not “one size fits all.”
Plated, the subscription-based meal kit company has some easy to create recipes that go beyond chips and dip to make your Super Bowl party a big hit. With Elena Karp, Plated head chef and Culinary co-founder.
Politico Chief Economic Correspondent Ben White and Sara Fagen, DDC Advocacy partner, weigh in on what could change first and what could have the biggest impact on your wallet under a Trump Administration.
Reporter Bertha Coombs looks at possible options to replace Obamacare and what they could mean for your health and money.