Some financial strategies can help make sure you stay above water if the economy starts to wobble.
A. Wayne Johnson had been COO of the Office of Federal Student Aid, which manages the country's $1.6 trillion outstanding student loan portfolio.
The move echoes past administration efforts at making tax-advantaged savings accounts — intended to pay for medical expenses — more easily available to Medicare beneficiaries.
Inderjeet Parmar, professor at City University, discusses the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump and his outlook for the 2020 elections.
You may have to make some choices about the products you buy and your budget.
Robert Johnson, BET founder and founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, discusses the employment rate among black workers in the U.S. and how they've fared under President Trump.
Jared Bernstein, former chief economist and economic policy adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss investor confidence for the second half of the year.
U.S. stocks rose after President Trump met with Chinese President Xi at the G-20 summit. Five experts discuss what this means for the second half of the year.
Iran and the U.S. have been drawn into starker confrontation in recent weeks, stoking concerns about a potential conflict.
The global economy would be hit hard if President Donald Trump decides to impose steep tariffs on imported cars, Citi's Willem Buiter told CNBC on Thursday, with Germany likely to bear the brunt of any losses.
If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees.
The EU's 11-page catalog of items facing tariffs cover a range of U.S. products, from aircraft to chemicals and food products.
Dutch historian Rutger Bregman told CNBC on Tuesday that higher tax rates in the U.S. are "necessary to tame this beast we call capitalism."
President Donald Trump wants to make it possible for workers to take paid family leave. Many Americans, however, do not want to absorb additional high costs for such a federal program.
The trade deal itself is part of the larger geopolitical tug of war between the United States and China's Xi Jinping.
An Arizona state senator, Gail Griffin, has proposed levying a $20 tax on internet users who want to view adult content. What you need to know about levies on your vices.
The absence of President Donald Trump and key members of his cabinet at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos this week probably won't matter all that much, analysts told CNBC, but it is an accurate reflection of global affairs over the last 12 months.
The stalemate in Washington, one of the longest in history, is throwing a wrench into some people's plans to buy houses, according to real estate experts.
Fitch warned the ongoing U.S. government shutdown could soon start to negatively impact the debt ceiling.
While 2019 has just started, the 2020 presidential season is about to kick into full swing.
At the time Jeffrey Epstein died, the former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton was awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges.
The official White House taxpayer-funded Twitter account posted a quote from Vindman's former supervisor, who said he had "concerns" about Vindman's "judgment."
Four presidential contenders called for an outside probe into NBC's handling of sexual abuse allegations, ahead of Wednesday's Democratic debate on MSNBC.
The absence of a U.S.-China deal will prolong economic uncertainty globally, says Gokul Laroia, co-chief executive of Asia Pacific for Morgan Stanley.
African Americans are defaulting on student loans at about double the rate of their white counterparts, according to the New York Fed.
"The kids are not learning history of socialism and what's been tried and failed, and I think that's a major, a major problem," the Wharton School professor says.