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The Restaurant Recession: How We Got Here
MarketWatch's Ciara Linnane joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss why traffic at fast-food restaurants fell 1% in the third quarter to mark the sector's first decline in five years.
10 min
Why Heads of Colleges Make More Than Students Will
MarketWatch's Jillian Berman and George Mason University's Judith Wilde join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss why some of the highest paid college presidents can earn millions of dollars each year, but their students usually go on to make only a fraction of that.
14 min
Meet the Most Organized Holiday Shopper in America
MarketWatch's Jennifer Booton joins Catey Hill for a lively discussion about holiday shopping with the woman they claim is the most organized holiday shopper in America, MarketWatch Reporter Alessandra Malito.
10 min
Nasty Rise of Flash Mob Robbers
MarketWatch's Jennifer Booton joins Catey Hill for a lively discussion about flash mob robbers with retail loss expert Ernie Deyle and Carlos Manfredi of the San Francisco Police Department.
13 min
Could Trump's Win Impact U.S. Travel?
MarketWatch's Kari Paul and travel expert Chris Elliot join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about whether the president-elect's controversial policies could potentially slow inbound tourism.
13 min
How to Avoid Wasting Food This Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving, Americans will throw away $293 million worth of uneaten food. MarketWatch's Maria LaMagna and Margaret Brown, Staff Attorney at Natural Resources Defense Council, discuss why we're wasting so much and tips on how to preserve this holiday season.
13 min
Traveling This Thanksgiving? Here's How to Cope
AirfareWatchdog's George Hobica and AirHelp's Ashley Raiteri join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell with tips on how to survive what is projected to be the busiest Thanksgiving travel season in years.
14 min
How to Become a Cyborg
Reporter Jennifer Booton joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about an underground medical movement - the use of tech implants to augment biology. Booton shares her own experience of having a magnet sewn under her skin.
14 min
Did Trump's 'Disruptive Brand' Win the Election?
David Rompf, Head Marketing Strategist for Bergmen Consulting in New York, and social media professor at Virginia Commonwealth University Marcus Messner discuss how Donald Trump won the election by successfully selling his brand to the American people.
15 min
Talking to Your Kids About Donald Trump
Indiana University's Fabio Rojas and book publicist Helena Brantley join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss how to navigate through talking to kids about Donald Trump and what his behavior and policies mean for them.
12 min
Political Endorsements: Does Shopping Count?
From buying Ivanka Trump shoes to eating at Chick-fil-A, many are conflicted as to whether politics should ever impact our consumer habits. Marketwatch's Kari Paul and The University of Cambridge Judge Business School's Eric Levy join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss.
12 min
East Side Vs. West Side: A Division of Wealth
The University of Bristol's Stephan Heblich and Carnegie Mellon's Albert Presto join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell for an in depth look at why the east sides of cities are poorer than west sides.
9 min
How a Big Inheritance Impacts Divorce
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell tackle the predicament of a woman grappling whether to divorce her cheating husband who just inherited $3 million from his father's estate. Divorce attorney Randall Kessler weighs in on whether she has any rights to inheritance.
11 min
How New Airbnb Law Impacts 21st Century Business
New legislation says Airbnb users can only list an apartment in New York for less than 30 days if they're present at the same time as guests. The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research's Jared Meyer explains why this proves NYC isn't ready for 21st century business.
11 min
Head Shrinking the Mental Problems of Millennials
MarketWatch's Emma Court joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the unique mental problems of millennials and whether or not they need their own specialized therapists.
13 min
Dove's #SpeakBeautiful: Passive-Aggressive Sexism?
Dove's self-empowerment campaign, #SpeakBeautiful, is facing online backlash after urging people to encourage women in online posts. Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, feminist author of "Periods Gone Public" discusses the fallout and the fine line between self-esteem and self-interest.
9 min
Inside the Minds of White Collar Criminals
What separates honest executives from white-collar criminals? Harvard Business School professor Eugene Soltes joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell for an in depth look inside the minds of everyone from Bernie Madoff to Dennis Kozlowski.
11 min
Can Apple Learn From Samsung's Recall Fallout?
MarketWatch's Jennifer Booton and Endpoint Technologies Associates' Roger Kay join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the fallout from Samsung's epic phone-explosion fail, and why the outcome might have been even worse had it happened to Apple.
14 min
No Kids Allowed: Airlines Unveil 'No-Crying' Zone
Indian airline IndiGo has introduced "Quiet Zones" - areas of the plane in which children under 12 are not allowed. Airfare Watchdog's George Hobica and Travel Leaders' Nora Blum discuss why the jury's still out on whether U.S. airlines could adopt this concept one day.
11 min
Hungry? Olive Garden Pasta Passes on Sale at Ebay
Still trying to get your hands on the Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta Passes? MarketWatch's Tonya Garcia and registered dietitian Ruth Frechman weigh in on what unlimited pasta means for your wallet and your waistline.
11 min
Working Into Retirement: A New 'Golden Girls' Era
MarketWatch's Alessandra Malito joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about how more women over the age of 65 are living together and staying in the workforce, bringing to reality what "The Golden Girls" tackled 30 years ago.
9 min
Why You May Be Forced to Use Your Bank's ATM Soon
As the owners of your local bodega or dive bar aim to avoid new potential risks of counterfeit charges, you might have no choice but to use your bank's ATM soon. MarketWatch's Maria LaMagna and Carbon Black's Ben Johnson join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell with the latest.
9 min
Why Are We All So Bad at Saving Money?
Is technology to blame for our empty bank accounts? MarketWatch's Maria LaMagna joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to break down just how little even the wealthiest people are saving, and what you can do to make saving your money as easy as spending it is.
13 min
What Married Couples Won't Tell You About Divorce
On the heels of the break up of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Beverly Hills psychotherapist Dr. Frances Walfish and former divorce lawyer Robin Graine join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell for a deep dive dive into the financial and emotional ramifications of divorcing in 2016.
13 min
The Largest Wealth Transfer in History
Ultra high-net-worth individuals will transfer $3.9 trillion to the next generation over the next decade. Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell are joined by MarketWatch's Shawn Langlois to discuss life in the billionaire class.
10 min