On the Money

Investing In a Cure
Jonathan and Natalie Silverstein, Silverstein Foundation Co-Founders
Wall Street investor Jonathan Silverstein has spent a career finding and funding biotech firms working on cures for rare diseases. But after learning in February he has Parkinson's Disease, the diagnosis set him and his wife on a path to create a different kind of startup, a foundation to work towards a cure.

Granny Pods
Jane Wells, reporter
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 nursing home, or assisted living. ReporterJane Wells visits a California granny in her newly-built "pod".

Cashing in on the Eclipse
Eric Chemi, reporterIt'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 thismoney-making opportunity pass them by. Reporter Eric Chemi finds what businesses are doing to cash in on a rare celestial event.

Fall Bargains
Adam Auriemma, Money Magazine
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.

Pet Vacation Spending
Kate Rogers, reporter
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 They've been replaced by high end pampering palaces and doggie camps that rival the amenities their owners are enjoying.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 vacationspot.

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  • Investing in a cure

    Wall Street investor Jonathan Silverstein has spent a career finding and funding biotech firms working on cures for rare diseases. But after learning in February he has Parkinson’s Disease, the diagnosis set him and his wife on a path to create a different kind of startup, a foundation to work towards a cure.

  • Grannie pods

    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”.

  • Cashing in on the eclipse

    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.

  • Fall bargains

    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.

  • Patrick Kramer of the company Digiwell shows his microchip implant to a visitor at a press preview of the Wear-it festival in Berlin on June 8, 2017.

    50 of the 80 employees at Three Square Market, a provider of self-service breakroom vending machines, voluntarily agreed to be 'chipped.'

  • Pet vacation spending

    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.

  • There are plenty of things that could derail your vacation. But does it necessarily follow that you need travel insurance?

  • Microchipping employees

    About half the 90 workers at Wisconsin technology company Three Square Market agreed to replace their ID badges and passwords with a small device, the size of a grain of rice, implanted into their hand. Are there health concerns? And what happens to the chip if you leave the company? With Todd Westby, Three Square Market CEO.

  • Snap map

    Snap just released Snap Map, a feature that shares users' geolocation and can even zoom in to an exact intersection. Reporter Andrea Day talks to experts who warn it could lead to sensitive and specific information being readily available, and not just to friends.

  • Travel insurance

    Vacationers in North Carolina had their plans disrupted when a massive power outage in the Outer Banks cancelled their getaways. Can they get their money back? What about health care coverage? Insurance advisor Spencer Houldin has some tips before you go.

  • The rise of rose

    While Rose makes up less than two percent of the total table wine category, sales are up double digits this summer, outpacing other red and white options. Reporter Seema Mody finds what’s behind the craze.

  • Chieh Huang, CEO, Boxed

    Three and a half years ago, Boxed was launched with only 200 items in Chieh Huang's garage, as a mobile version of a warehouse club

  • Students walking on a college campus

    Potential money mistakes abound for college students from budgeting to loans. Here's how to avoid problems.

  • Shrinking airline seats

    Losing seat space to recline isn’t just a comfort issue. According to a lawsuit against the FAA, it could also be a safety issue. In the event of an emergency, can everyone be evacuated in the required 90 seconds? Gordon Bethune, Former Continental Airlines CEO, and Charlie Leocha, Travelers United Founder, discuss.

  • Outside the Box

    Boxed is a membership-free online-only retailer selling bulk groceries and household products delivered to your door. Can the retailer grow and compete against Costco, Amazon and all the other shopping options? With CEO and co-founder Chieh Huang.

  • College money skills

    As new freshman head off to college, are they prepared with the money skills they need to leave the financial nest? Should they have a credit card? How much cash should they have access to? What if they need emergency funds? Author Beth Kobliner has last-minute money lessons for parents and kids.

  • Millennial RVs

    Reporter Landon Dowdy finds millennials are taking their young families to campgrounds to vacation the same way they did with their folks years ago.

  • Low wage workers and supporters protest for a $15 an hour minimum wage.

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are among those who say universal basic income is a good idea.

  • Vials containing biological samples are stored on ice to keep them fresh before being analysed to see how they are affected by chemotherapy drugs at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute on December 9, 2014 in Cambridge, England.
    By: Beth Corsentino

    The future of cancer patients' covered treatments is in jeopardy, says Dr. Laurie Glimcher, CEO of the Dana-Farber Institute.

  • Customers shop at an Aldi grocery store in Chicago.

    These days, most grocery shoppers go to different stores for different things. Here’s how to make the most of having so many choices.

  • Money for nothing

    Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg say “Universal Basic Income” could help transition workers who lose their jobs to robots. Others see it replacing all existing government social welfare programs. UBI opponents warn the controversial idea violates the work ethic and could even make poverty worse.

  • Cancer innovations

    Dr. Laurie Glimcher, CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute shares how immunotherapy drugs and precision medicine are yielding progress. But government and insurance uncertainty is creating challenges for patients and providers on how to pay for experimental therapies to combat the disease.

  • Supermarket savings

    As options expand and more players want a piece of your food dollar, traditional grocers are making changes to keep you coming back. From discount apps to the best days to buy, Consumer Reports Senior Editor Tobie Stanger has tips on ways you can save money on your next food shopping trip.

  • A.I. bots

    If you’re looking for a car, “Jenny” or “Ashley” may e-mail you a deal from a dealership. But if you’re looking for a date, you’re out of luck. Reporter Eric Chemi finds auto dealers are using artificial intelligence bots so “lifelike” in their text responses that prospective buyers think they’re communicating with a real person.

  • A firefighter works to protect a home in Mariposa, California on July 19, 2017. The Detwiler fire, which has burned more than 45,000 acres and destroyed eight structures, is currently at 7 percent containment.
    By: Beth Corsentino

    More businesses are trying to prepare for bad weather, and the financial storm that comes with it.

  • Catherine Hoke, Defy Ventures Founder and CEO congratulates the finalists in the Defy's Business Pitch Competition.

    Defy Ventures trains inmates to become entrepreneurs, linking them up with business people and helping them start their own businesses.

  • Visa Mastercard

    Chances are your card has some valuable benefits buried in the fine print you're not even aware of.

  • On the Money 1

    With the ability to provide more accurate local forecasts, Paul Walsh of The Weather Company explains how getting data direct to retailers and other businesses can help them more intelligently plan what items to stock and even how to staff local stores.

  • Defy Ventures

    A new program, Defy Ventures, is trying to channel entrepreneurial skills into good. Silicon Valley venture capitalists and tech leaders volunteer to teach felons to be founders of their own small business. Reporter Aditi Roy goes inside a prison to see how this program is changing lives and creating jobs on the outside.

  • On the Money 3

    Finding the right credit card can be challenging. But many cards have unique perks you may not even consider, like price protection or extended warranties. CreditCards.com’s Senior Industry Analyst has tips on how to uncover those hidden benefits and select the card that could save you the most money.

  • On the Money 4

    Olga Kay is a YouTube star who grew up poor in the Ukraine and taught herself to juggle. With that skill she joined the Russian circus, before coming to the U.S. Reporter Jane Wells meets a unique entrepreneur who went from posting her juggling videos to creating her own start-up.

  • Aging population retirement

    Senior workers have become a fixture of the modern workforce, and the reason is largely financial, an AARP executive tells CNBC.

  • Airplane landing

    It's never been easier to book your own trip. Travel + Leisure’s Jacqueline Gifford explains when live help could be valuable.

  • On the Money 1

    We ask AARP’s Jean Setzfand why are so many seniors are still on the job and why that’s not all bad.

  • On the Money 2

    It’s the size of a pendant, and it looks like a piece of jewelry. But if you’re in danger, it can be a lifeline. After a friend of the co-founder was attacked, she created a company called Roar For Good. The result is “Athena”, a wearable safety device. The co-founders explain how it works and how it can help keep more people safe.

  • On the Money 3

    While do-it-yourself booking has skyrocketed in the era of Expedia and Kayak, trips to an exotic locale or the logistics skills of a family reunion trip could require an expert. We ask Travel + Leisure’s Jacqui Gifford when the wisdom of a travel agent could be valuable.

  • On the Money 4

    Reporter Andrea Day takes a look at changes in the cosmetics business and if regulations are needed to define “natural”.

  • Apple AI

    From medical diagnosis to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence continues to become more integrated in our daily lives.

  • How you handle old workplace accounts could make a big difference in how much you have saved at retirement.

  • Doug Lyman during his time as a Benedictine monk. He now works as a financial advisor.

    Former monk Doug Lynam committed to doing good by joining the church, but seeing that people needed money guidance, he found a new calling.

  • Artificial intelligence becomes part of daily life

    We ask Recode reporter April Glaser if smart software is getting too smart, and if algorithms that predict our next Netflix or Amazon purchase are too invasive? What will AI and smart computers do in the future?

  • Is now the time to refinance?

    Low mortgage rates and rising home values are a perfect combination for homeowners looking to save some cash on their monthly mortgage payments. Reporter Diana Olick takes a look at the numbers and where the rates could go next.

  • New job, old 401(k)

    When you change jobs, what should you do with the 401(k) plan you leave behind? Personal wealth advisor Tim Speiss discusses options that make the most sense for your retirement.

  • On the Money 4

    Former Benedictine monk Doug Lynam committed to doing good by joining the church. But then he went from being a spiritual advisor to a financial one. Lynam explains how he changed his oath of poverty to help others gain wealth.

  • Traffic moves over the Hudson River and across the George Washington Bridge between New York City (R), and in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
    By: Beth Corsentino

    A growing economy and plunging energy prices are partly behind why so many drivers will hit the road for July 4, the AAA tells CNBC.

  • Low wage workers and supporters protest for a $15 an hour minimum wage.

    A new University of Washington study that found that the hourly wage hike could in fact be costing jobs.

  • Businessman Checking Credit Score on Internet

    New standards will strip some negative information from credit reports, which means some scores will go higher.

  • Summer travel

    AAA’s Robert Sinclair has travel tips on how to stay safe and save money this weekend and all summer.

  • Maximum minimum wage?

    Seattle has the highest minimum wage in the country, at $13. A new University of Washington study found Seattle workers are taking home less money now, since employers are cutting hours. Study co-author Mark Long tells what the findings could mean for the national labor market.

  • Changing credit scores

    The three major credit bureaus, Equifax, TransUnion and Experian are changing how consumer scores are calculated. NerdWallet columnist Liz Weston has more on the scope and impact of these changes on your ability to borrow.

  • Summer wines

    Food and Wine Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle with some of the best summer wines at great prices.

  • There were 2.6 million robocalls in the U.S. last month, over 8 calls a person. Here is what is being done to prevent the pesky calls.

  • Turn clothing you don't, won't or can't wear anymore into money. Multiple websites will pay you for “gently-used-but-still-in-style” items.

  • Wrong Number

    If your phone has been ringing with more unwanted recorded messages lately, you're probably right. Robocall complaints to the FTC are up 60 percent over last year. But how are scammers going around the federal “Do Not Call List”, and are telemarketers honoring it? Consumer advocate Margot Saunders warns the problem could get even worse.

  • Beauty Business

    Cosmetics used to only be found at department store counters and drug stores. But in 1999, a husband and wife team, launched a luxury beauty store, Bluemercury. They created one stop for makeup, skincare and even spa treatments. Bought by Macy’s two years ago, can the upscale beauty chain grow through the brick-and-mortar retail upheaval?

  • Cash In Your Closet

    If your closet is overstuffed with items you don't, won't, or can't wear anymore, you can turn that clutter into cash. Multiple websites will pay you for “gently- used-but-still-in-style” clothes. But what sells, and what types of items are the most valuable? Reporter Courtney Reagan sent pants, dresses and sweaters to ThreadUp and Poshmark to find out how much they take, and how much you can make.

  • Linda McMahon, administrator of the Small Business Administration.

    Small businesses currently make up 99 percent of all American business and are an important driver of economic growth.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen speak during a news conference after the Fed releases its monetary policy decisions in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2017.

    'The Fed may raise rates at a faster pace than the economy can withstand,' Stifel Nicolaus' chief economist told CNBC's "On the Money."

  • Father teaching daughter about money.

    Fathers have enormous influence over the financial habits of their children. Here's how you can educate your kids about personal finance.

  • An officer from the Transportation Security Administration checks travel documents for passengers traveling

    The TSA is taking a closer look at carry on items, which may snarl airport security lines, an expert explains to CNBC's "On the Money."

  • A shopper looking for deals on used furniture at a flea market in Ventura, California.
    By: Beth Corsentino

    an online company called Everything But the House (EBTH) is billing itself as an answer to the potential awkwardness of property auctions.

  • Farnoosh Torabi, author of "When She Makes More," explains what you can expect from a new rule that will protect your IRA and 401(k).

  • Checkpoint changes

    The TSA is taking a closer look at carry-on contents at 10 airports. This comes as Homeland Security considers expanding to 71 airports a ban on laptops in cabins, currently in place in 10 mostly Middle Eastern airports. We ask aviation consultant Mike Boyd how it could impact your flights this summer.

  • Fiduciary rule

    A controversial new “fiduciary rule” will require advisors act in their client’s best interests, even at the expense of their own profits. We ask financial expert Farnoosh Torabi what will rule change will mean for you and your nest egg.

  • In-room fitness

    Hilton Hotels is modifying some guest rooms to include a fully-equipped mini-gym with a stationary bicycle, weights, a yoga mat and more. Reporter Diana Olick finds out if travelers will pay more to work out in their room.

  • Senior couple driving and thinking about their Social Security strategy

    Filing for retirement benefits is not as simple as waiting as long as possible to claim. Understand the trade-offs for you and your spouse.

  • Colorado has the highest average elevation of any state, but it also has the lowest unemployment rate.

  • Learn & earn

    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.

  • Colorado growth

    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.

  • Couple's guide to Social Security

    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 average age of a U.S. vehicle is nearly 12 years old, a reflection of car quality but also swelling consumer debt, an expert tells CNBC.

  • By: Beth Corsentino

    After a comeback week in the market, investors should stay vigilant and watch for Fed hikes, says Loop Capital Markets

  • Customer shopping for clothing.

    Not every item will be a bargain. Here's what you need to buy and what you should wait to purchase during the big sales this holiday week.

  • Driving changes

    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.

  • Stock market strength

    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.

  • Summer savings

    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.

  • New wedding rules

    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.

  • CNBC: iPhone hotspot

    After a massive cyberattack that struck 150 countries, experts warn there is more to come, including potentially hacking fingerprints.

  • A top JPMorgan strategist says while investors have to wait and see how DC's turmoil plays out, ongoing scandal could 'change the odds.'

  • Father and son use tablet in living room.

    An adult child coming to live with you can sidetrack your financial plans. Take these steps to make sure everyone benefits from the move.

  • Hack attack ahead

    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.

  • Stock market slide

    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?

  • Mother of invention

    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.

  • Boomerang kids

    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?”

  • On The Money restaurant food labels

    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.

  • On The Money Airline Survey

    J.D. Power’s annual Airline Satisfaction Survey polled 11K passengers and found airlines scored new all-time highs. Reporter Phil LeBeau reports.

  • On the Money 1

    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.”

  • On The Money wearable robot for strokes

    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.

  • A high school student fills out a form for a scholarship in Los Angeles. (File photo).

    Raise.me, a for-profit startup, explains to CNBC's "On the Money" why its a good thing to pay students for good grades.

  • Legendary beach boy, Buffalo K, surfing a wave.

    These misconceptions can hurt your retirement savings and make life tougher in your golden years. Here's how to separate fact from fiction.

  • Pay for grades

    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.

  • Bad pet food

    Reporter Andrea Day finds some recalled foods contains drugs, preservatives and other surprising ingredients.

  • 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.

  • Business is booming

    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.

  • Jack Bogle, founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group.

    Bogle advises investors to plan for the future on the assumption that returns will be much lower than they have been in the past.

  • Credit card

    Choose your perks wisely when it comes to plastic. Whatever the card, it only makes sense if you pay off the balance fast.

  • Starting a start-up

    Entrepreneurs create 2 out of every 3 new jobs, according to the Small Business Administration. But instead of retiring, baby boomers are starting about twice as many new businesses as millennials. We ask the Kauffman Foundation’s Victor Hwang about the state of start-ups.

  • Growing your nest egg

    The stock market has risen sharply, but can those returns continue? Should you make some adjustments to your retirement nest egg? Jack Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group, says while we’re at a “hazardous time,” he can tell you how to make sure your retirement plan is safe.

  • Credit Card rewards

    Is it time for a new credit card? Each one offers something different, whether it’s rewards points, cash back, or zero interest balance transfers. We ask financial planner Reed Fraasa to sort through the offers and costs to see which credit card could be the best match for you.

  • Cool genes

    Isolated Iceland is a world hub for genetic research. Combine its unique gene pool with eight centuries of genealogy records, and you have a treasure trove of genetic information. Reporter Meg Tirrell goes to Reykjavik and finds researchers are exploring this genetic data to help develop new medicines to fight chronic diseases.

  • A robot delivers meals in a restaurant.

    As fast food employees push to increase the minimum wage, the former CEO of one chain tells CNBC that could be counterproductive.

  • Automation nation

    Until he withdrew, former CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder was President Trump’s choice for Labor Secretary. We ask him what automation could mean for the future workforce.

  • Home safe home

    HoneyCo Homes CEO Zachary Watson explains how his company's products can be used to monitor older homeowners, and how the technology can be used in other scenarios.

  • Car coverage

    What’s driving your auto insurance rates up? Are you paying too much for collision damage for an old car? Are you underinsured for liability? Tobie Stanger of Consumer Reports has a buyer’s guide on how to comparison shop for car insurance while carrying enough coverage.

  • Brewing battle

    Major brewers including AB InBev and MillerCoors are tapping into the craft beer craze, buying up smaller competitors. Reporter Landon Dowdy takes us to DC Brau where five years after launching their craft brand, they’re remaining independent while still growing.

  • Community members protest the treatment of Dr. David Dao, who was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight on Sunday by the Chicago Aviation Police, at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, April 11, 2017.

    An airline expert explains to CNBC's "On the Money" why fliers are pleased with the status quo.

  • Flight turbulence

    A new study found airline performance is at historic highs. But after the PR disaster and global backlash aimed at United Airlines after forcibly ejecting a passenger this week, how is the travel experience for passengers? Airline Weekly’s Seth Kaplan has the best and worst carriers in this year’s Airline Quality Rating.

  • Outdoor girl power

    Through gender-specific gear and events, REI is encouraging more women to take a hike. With Susan Viscon, REI Sr. VP of Merchandising.

  • Last minute tax tips

    Brent Lipschultz of PricewaterhouseCoopers has some suggestions taxpayers often miss or forget to include.

  • The Belichick way

    In a rare interview, New England Patriots football coach Bill Belichick shares with Suzy Welch his leadership tips and when he knew he could be a coach.

  • Tax fraud tactics

    Emma Fletcher of the Better Business Bureau says tax scams account for 25 percent of all fraud complaints they get, she has tips on avoiding the lasted schemes.

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the best time to list down to the best day of the week to put your home on the market.

  • Sylvia Acevedo, Interim CEO of Girl Scouts

    Amid challenges, the Girl Scouts CEO explains to CNBC the qualities it seeks to instill in its young members.

  • Scout's honor

    Today’s Girl Scouts are learning leadership and STEM skills, in addition to earning merit badges for traditional camping and craft skills. Girl Scout CEO Sylvia Acevedo tells us what’s next for the new generation.

  • Game of drones

    Founder and CEO of the Drone Racing League, Nicholas Horbaczweski. explains how the latest technology has evolved into the newest spectator sport.

  • Health care innovation

    Is there room for patient care innovation while the health care battle continues? Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth CEO and co-founder discusses.

  • Protesters demonstrate against President Donald Trump and his plans to end Obamacare outside the White House in Washington, March 23, 2017.

    "Huge shocks from the political system are always a distraction," athenahealth's Jonathan Bush told CNBC.

  • Smart sock

    The Owlet is a tiny wearable sock that tracks baby’s heart rate and oxygen level, sending the data to your smartphone app. But is it a reliable medical device or a tech gadget? With Kurt Workman, Owlet CEO.

  • Taxing mistakes

    WalletHub senior analyst Jill Gonzalez has simple tips to remember before you file your 2016 return.

  • The new retirement

    Reporter Jane Wells meets three retirees who found paying gigs that allow them to enjoy and finance their second act.

  • kids saving money

    Children pay for the poor financial practices of their parents, according to a new survey from T. Rowe Price.

  • Travelers check the Delta departures board at LaGuardia Airport , August 8, 2016.

    Millions of Americans are planning their spring vacations, so an expert explains to CNBC where the best value can be found.

  • Leaky apps

    Built by scammers, but made to look legitimate, some apps allow cybercriminals to steal your username, password and even credit card information. Security expert Brian Vecci explains how to spot them and what to do if you think you’ve downloaded one.

  • Spring travel deals

    Budget Travel’s Editor-in-Chief Robert Firpo-Cappiello has some destinations you may not have thought of. From unique cruises, to some national parks you haven’t yet explored, he has ideas for a spring break at a bargain rate.

  • Kids and money

    Personal Finance Expert Lynette Khalfani-Cox has advice for every age. Plus how to teach children to start to save now and get them to think about investing for the future.

  • Life after NFL

    NFL owner Stephen Ross has launched a program to help many of his Miami Dolphins gain business knowledge and experience while still playing football. Reporter Morgan Brennan meets the players working to plan their life after the game.

  • A 'bank-owned' sign sits outside a foreclosed home in the Mountain's Edge neighborhood of Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2010.

    With owners flipping property at a brisk pace, an expert explains to CNBC why inspections won't guarantee a clean bill of health.

  • Retirement seniors working small business

    Baby boomers are flocking to cities that offer affordable housing, great health care and strong job prospects.

  • On The Money flipping inspection

    Frank Lesh, of the American Society of Home Inspectors says some quick turnover homes have cosmetic fixes that could mask mechanical or structural issues.

  • On The Money NCAA Players

    Joe Nocera, Columnist/Author, Bloomberg View columnist, explains why he says college athletes should be paid.

  • On The Money best places to retire

    The Milken Institute’s Paul Irving has their new rankings of the top large and small cities to “age successfully.”

  • On The Money REAL MERMAID

    CNBC's Jane Wells talks to Linden Wolbert, who's turned her love of the ocean into a growing fortune by creating a mermaid-style fin for kids and adults.

  • USS Gerald R. Ford built by Huntington Ingalls.

    One of Trump's priorities is to expand the Navy. That likely means more jobs for shipbuilders after years of stagnation.

  • Casper literally is helping consumers sleep easier at night, the CEO and founder explains to "On the Money."

  • retail shopper

    Shopping expert Trae Bodge shares some of the best and worst deals for shoppers in March.

  • Distracted driving

    Car Infotainment systems and heads up display technology are supposed to lessen the distraction, but is it actually making it safe? AAA's Robert Sinclair, Jr., discusses.

  • Mattress in a box

    We ask Casper co-founder and CEO Philip Krim how they’re disrupting the sleep business and why they’re also making mattresses for dogs.

  • March shopping deals

    Consumer shopping expert Trae Bodge has scoured the categories and the calendar to find which sales can save you the most money, and how to find them.

  • Musician investor

    Seattle-native and Grammy-award winning saxophonist Kenny G has combined jazz and R&B in his successful recording and concert career. But he’s also been a successful investor.

  • Jon Stein, founder and CEO of Betterment

    Automated investing services have more than $60 billion in assets under management. Is one right for you?

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett recently listed his vacation home for $11 million. If gets anything near what he's asking, he'll make a decent profit.

  • President Donald Trump delivers opening remarks during a meeting with (L-R) Wendell Weeks of Corning, Alex Gorsky of Johnson & Johnson, Michael Dell of Dell Technologies, Mario Longhi of US Steel, and other business leaders and administration staff in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, Jan. 23, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The number of U.S. manufacturing jobs has been on a 30-year decline. Can that entrenched trend be reversed?

  • Made in USA

    We ask retail consultant Jan Kniffen and Drew Greenblatt, chair of National Association of Manufacturers, what industries are ready to add workers to the US economy.

  • Doctor in the house

    Heal is a two-year old app that can send a doctor to your door within an hour, between 8 AM and 8 PM, 365 days a year. We meet the husband and wife co-founders of the California startup that’s expanding to other states.

  • Robo-advisers

    More people are skipping the cost of a hiring a financial advisor and are placing their money with a robo-advisor. We ask Jon Stein, CEO and founder of technology-based advisory firm Betterment, how robos work and what are the risks.

  • The 'Oracle of Real Estate'

    In 1971, Warren Buffett bought a California beach house for $150K. Today, its back on the market with a $11M asking price. With a return like that, we ask the “Oracle of Omaha” for advice on property investment.

  • Garry Kasparov

    The Russian democracy activist explains to CNBC why dialogue with Russia is good, but questions whether there's a price to be paid.

  • Jen Widerstrom

    "Biggest Loser" trainer and author Jen Widerstrom said it's important to create a diet and fitness plan based on your personality.

  • Participants at a hacking conference.

    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.

  • Cold warning

    Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has been a critic and opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than a decade. We get his perspective on whether the Russian leader can be a friend, or a foe to the U.S.

  • Diet for personality

    Jen Widerstrom, fitness trainer from TV’s “The Biggest Loser” shares tips for self-reflection beyond the mirror. And how understanding whether you’re a “type A” or a “rebel” can help you create successful habits.

  • Dine-in theatre

    11 years ago, Hamid Hasemi founded the first iPic Theatre. Today, they’ve grown to 15 locations in 10 states with 21 more theatres planned. Will cinema dining replace the generic multiplex?

  • Making Oscar

    Standing just over a foot high, the “Oscar” has been presented to every Academy Award winner since 1929. But did you ever wonder where how the gleaming gold statuettes are made? Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the foundry where the movie awards are manufactured for the answers.

  • A man walks out of the Univista Insurance company office after shopping for a health plan under the Affordable Care Act, on December 15, 2015, in Miami.

    Former Aetna CEO Ron Williams weighs in on what changes could be ahead for the Affordable Care Act and consumers.

  • A cashier counts a customers money as she works the register inside a Home Depot in Somerville, Massachusetts.

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  • A close-up view of the Lego Star Wars death star at Hamleys Christmas toy photocall.

    "The Lego Batman Movie” took the top spot at the box office this week. Skip Kodak of Lego Americas shares what the toy company is building next.

  • On the Money

    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.

  • On the Money 2

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  • On the Money 3

    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.

  • On the Money 4

    Can the “in-gym” experience be duplicated virtually? CNBC reporter Diana Olick signs up for a class.

  • Nest egg retirement savings

    When your financial advisor tells you on how to invest your retirement savings, is he or she putting your best interest first?

  • The Match.com application is displayed in the Apple Inc. App Store on an iPhone.

    eHarmony still uses an extensive questionnaire with 150 questions to match single men and women for the long term.

  • Customers shop at the Jacques Torres Chocolate Heaven store in New York.

    The retail slump is taking a toll on the candy industry, but chocolate purveyor Jacques Torres explains to CNBC what helps keep him on top.

  • Search and match

    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.

  • On The Money Airport Infrastructure

    While the number of Americans flying keeps soaring, there hasn’t been a new major airport built since Denver opened 22 years ago. Instead, new terminals are being added to old airports, and airlines are picking up a big part of the tab. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

  • Retirement rules

    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

  • Money lessons

    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.

  • Mr. Chocolate

    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?

  • A home is offered for sale in the Bucktown neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.

    The trend of buying a fixer-upper, making some repairs and "flipping" to a new buyer is making a return, an expert tells CNBC.

  • om Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

    Costs suggest the Super Bowl is out of reach for many, but an expert explains to CNBC how to make the game on a tight budget.

  • Flipping is back

    We ask Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia Chief Economist what’s behind the surge in flipping, and how to balance the opportunity and the risk.

  • Getting to the Super Bowl

    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.

  • Theresa Horner, CB&I Structural Welder.

    With Trump's infrastructure plans, the construction industry is hoping to build on the 1.6 million jobs it has added in six years.

  • Construction jobs

    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.

  • Rising credit card rates

    We ask financial journalist Stacey Tisdale for some tips on navigating the higher cost of credit.

  • Farming without dirt

    Reporter Andrea Day steps into the year-round “farm” to see where your next salad may be coming from.

  • The north gate of SUNY Maritime College is shown in the Bronx borough of New York.

    Two education experts debate whether free college is really free to CNBC's "On the Money."

  • Healthy food in a supermarket

    The founder of a dietary company is on a mission to create an owner's manual for your body, and explains to CNBC how he intends to do it.

  • Tuition-free college

    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.

  • After Dow 20K

    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.

  • In this May 11, 2016 photo, University of Massachusetts Medical School student Dylan Perry, far right, demonstrates a nasal Naloxone for emergency treatment of opioid overdose to actor-patients coping with addiction during a simulation at the medical school in Worcester, Mass.

    Competition is expected to cut a product's price, but that hasn't been the case for naloxone.

  • DNA & diet

    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.”

  • Food for football

    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.

  • President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Two economy veterans explain to CNBC the impact Trump's policy changes will have on individual consumers.

  • Trump & your money

    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.

  • Pedro Rojas holds a sign directing people to an insurance company where they can sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare

    Reporter Bertha Coombs looks at possible options to replace Obamacare and what they could mean for your health and money.

  • Taxing questions

    Tim Speiss of accounting firm EisnerAmper discusses how and when changes under President Trump could hit your paycheck.

  • Driving Detroit's growth

    Reporter Kate Rogers asks Motor City small business owners how policy changes in taxes, healthcare and regulations could help or hurt their companies.

  • A new IKEA store under construction in Florida. The furniture giant said Monday that after the three deaths of three children it is no longer selling its "Malm" series products.

    The furniture retail giant explains to CNBC its U.S. growth strategy.

  • A former top ranking Wall Street exec explains to CNBC the financial gaps women face compared to men.

  • 401(k) fallout

    Some 40% of workers have less than $10K in these accounts and not everyone has access to one. Economist Theresa Ghilarducci says she has a bipartisan, public-private solution.

  • Detroit auto show

    With new vehicles in high demand, Phil LeBeau shows us some of the latest models.

  • Assembling Ikea

    We ask IKEA US President Lars Petersson what’s next for the world’s largest furniture retailer.

  • Mobile travel agent

    Lola co-founder and CEO Paul English explains his new messaging/personal travel app works and if the cost is worth the time saved.

  • Closing the gap

    Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevest CEO & co-founder, explains why women don’t have to act like men to advance in the work place, and her take on the gender investing gap.

  • Home office

    The traditional 9am to 5pm job and long commutes are becoming a thing of the past, the CEO of Flexjobs explains to CNBC.

  • A trader wearing a Dow 20,000 hat works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Changes to retirement strategy should be made on the basis of fundamentals rather than Trumponomics, Wall Street veteran Jim Paulsen said.

  • Affordable fitness

    With new technology, big gyms say they’re now able to provide the custom workouts that only expensive boutique fitness studios have been able to offer. Using fitness trackers, they say private workouts including Pilates, Zumba and even kickboxing can be affordable. With CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • January bargains

    January is the best time of the year to buy items including flat screen TVs, fitness equipment and more. Retail expert Trae Bodge shares what you should look for and where you can find the best deals.

  • Couple with financial stress

    With the holidays over, and those bills coming due, how can you build a budget? While it sounds like a daunting task, personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi has a step-by-step plan to get your finances under control.

  • Dow 20K, Trump & your retirement

    Should the Dow 20K milestone change what you’re doing with your retirement savings? We ask Wells Fargo Chief Investment Strategist, Jim Paulsen for tips on what you should do with a new President about to take office.

  • Working the border

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection is looking for more than 1,700 new federal agents. Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the Border Patrol Academy in New Mexico to see what new recruits will have to tackle from fitness tests and combat training, to off-road driving.

  • Work perks

    As more companies offer flexible work arrangements, more workers are getting the opportunity to shape their schedule. Does it help companies in recruiting, and could you get the perk at your job?

  • Making a pledge to improve your finances this year is easy. Keeping it is harder. Financial advisors tell you how to hit those targets.

  • Gluten Free

    Thrive Market, which sells non-perishable healthy foods at reasonable prices, will ship customer orders within two days to 85 percent of the country.

  • New Year in Tech

    Ahead of next week’s Consumer Electronics Show, there are new gadgets you may not have heard of, and didn’t know you can’t live without. Two top tech writers bring cool new electronic items, any or all could be the “next big thing” in 2017.

  • The new year means new resolutions. While many of us make goals to lose weight, it’s also important to get financially fit. It’s the perfect time to take steps to tackle debt, improve that credit score and save more. Personal finance expert Lynette Khalfani-Cox has tips on financial goals to make that you can stick with all year long.

  • Airport upgrade

    Severe weather has slammed parts of the country, forcing some travelers to spend more holiday time in airports than planned. But a new J.D. Power survey found satisfaction with U.S. airports is at an all-time high. Reporter Phil LeBeau has which airports came out on top, and which have the most miserable ratings.

  • Organic delivered

    Healthy foods can come at a steep price. But start-up Thrive Market says it can provide organic food at a reduced cost. For a $60 annual membership they say they can deliver a box of healthy foods within two days at 25% to 50% below retail prices. We ask Nick Green, Thrive Market co-founder how the numbers work.

  • Return policy

    An estimated 30% of online holiday sales are returned. We’ll give you tips on how to avoid the hassle and get the most value for that unwanted gift.

  • Mobile phone driving

    Drivers who use their phones are subject to a 'hangover effect,' the AAA explains to CNBC's "On the Money."

About On the Money

  • Anchored by Becky Quick, “On the Money” is CNBC’s weekly syndicated half hour program, seen on more than 200 local stations across the country. We do business and financial news for a mainstream audience. Our guests range from CEO’s to entrepreneurs, with stories ranging from planning for retirement and how to buy a house, to the newest trends in fitness, and keeping your information safe online. Recent guests have included Warren Buffett, Andy Puzder, Bill Clinton, Jack Bogle, and Bill Murray. If it’s about money, it’s our story.

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