While hugging may not be appropriate in all social or work situations, there's been an increase of hugging in workplaces. MarketWatch's Jacob Passy and Dr. Fran Walfish join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss.
Is Pond Scum the New Kale?
The cyanobacteria collected from the surface of freshwater lakes and ponds is turning up in blue drinks, ice cream, lattes and M&Ms, as holistic experts and nutritionists rave about its health benefits. Moneyish's Nicole Lyn Pesce has the latest.
Are Millennials Really Ruining Everything?
Millennials have been accused of ruining everything from movies, to focus groups and even churchgoing -- but are they just getting a bad rap? MarketWatch's Kari Paul and Erin Lowry, millennial personal finance expert and author of 'Broke Millennial,' join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss.
Why 'Wonder Woman' May Be the Superhero Hollywo...
Can the new "Wonder Woman" movie save Hollywood? Moneyish's Kristiano Ang and MarketWatch's Trey Williams discuss how its expected success could come as a relief amid a disappointingly sluggish start to the summer movie season.
'Roseanne' Returns But Do Working Families Look...
With "Roseanne" returning to television for a limited run, MarketWatch's Jacob Passy and Georgetown University's Sherry Linkon discuss how the show became a voice of working-class Americans and whether it still relates to the socioeconomic issues of today.
Why Your Work-From-Home Days Might Be Numbered
While one in four Americans works from home regularly, some tech companies are dragging employees back into the office. Moneyish's Nicole Lyn Pesce and career coach Carlota Zimmerman join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the pros and cons of telecommuting.
Adulting: When Did You Finally Grow Up?
With a study finding that most people didn't feel they had officially entered adulthood until the age of 29, MarketWatch's Trey Williams and Maria LaMagna talk the key moments when people leave adolescence behind.
Getting Too Many Spam Phone Calls? Here's Why
With 2.5 billion robocalls impacting phone users in April alone, Moneyish's Nicole Lyn Pesce joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to explain the sudden surge in spam calls blowing up our phones.
Can Smiling Too Much at Work Hurt Your Career?
Monster.com career expert Vicki Salemi and Moneyish's Nicole Lyn Pesce join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about why wearing a cheerful expression is another double standard that working women face -- even though it often has no impact on job performance.
Dove's 'Body Positive' Campaign: More Body-Sham...
Dove's latest "body positive" campaign has created different bottles of body wash designed to emulate various body types -- but some women are accusing it of "body shaming." Advertising creative director Kat Gordon joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss.
Are Millennials Losing Their Hair Over Too Much...
With stylists and doctors seeing more people young people worry about thinning hair, New York City stylist Angelo David and Dr. Fran Walfish join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about whether cultural and generational factors are contributing to millennials losing hair over too much stress.
Should We Ever Really Retire?
Upon the announcement of Britain's Prince Philip retiring at 95, Alessandra Malito joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the main considerations we take into account before retirement and the one key question we can all ask ourselves - should we ever really retire?
The Latest Status Symbol? Metal Credit Cards
Amid several credit cards debuting metal, high-end cards with almost no writing on their fronts, Bankrate.com's Mark Hamrick joins Catey Hill, Quentin Fottrell and Maria LaMagna to talk how metal credit cards suddenly became the new status symbol.
How Gray Suddenly Became the New 'It' Color
As McDonald's becomes the latest brand embracing the color gray, celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch and color expert and consultant Kate Smith join Catey Hill, Quentin Fottrell, and Nicole Pesce with why everything is suddenly going gray.
What Every American Worker Can Learn From Trump...
Monster.com's Vicki Salemi and Jacob Passy join MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Alessandra Malito to talk why the first few months on a new job is important, and what the American worker can learn from Trump's first hundred days in office.
Can Having a Foreign Accent Help You Get Ahead?
John West of New York Speech Coaching and Moneyish's Kristiano Ang join MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Alessandra Malito to talk about how having a foreign accent can impact success in the workplace and beyond.
How Women Can Avoid Getting 'Manterrupted' at W...
According to a new study, female Supreme Court justices are interrupted three times more often than the opposite sex by their male colleagues. Moneyish's Kristiano Ang and communications expert Leslie Shore join Quentin Fottrell and Silvia Ascarelli to talk how women can counter 'manterruption' in the workplace.
The 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "SWEAT" follows a group of working-class friends during a pivotal time in American History. Playwright Lynn Nottage joins Lunch Break's Tanya Rivero to discuss the inspiration for her work and the honor of being the first woman to receive two Pulitzer prizes for Drama.
The Liquidator: From Flipping Pickled Peppers t...
Jeff Schwarz, known as "The Liquidator," joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about his many efforts to buy and sell merchandise -- from coffins to pickled peppers.
How Parents Can Help Their Kids by Doing Less
Author Michele Hutchison joins Moneyish's Catey Hill and MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell to discuss the book, "How Dutch Parents Help Their Kids (and Themselves) by Doing Less," and why less can often be more when it comes to our kids.
Got a Job Offer? Here's How Not to Get it Resci...
MarketWatch's Jacob Passy and Lynn Taylor, workplace expert and author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant," join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to break down the top unexpected ways you can lose a job offer.
The Cost of the Perfect 'Promposal'
Nicole Lyn Pesce joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss how teenagers are dropping hundreds of dollars, not on prom night -- but on "the promposal."
What a Depression-Era Purse Can Tell Us About W...
MarketWatch's Rachel Beals joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about a recent discovery of a 1930s clutch purse in a Chicago theater, and what its contents can tell us about women in 2017.
'Adulting' Classes Teach Millennials How to Gro...
MarketWatch's Nicole Lyn Pesce joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about the budding concept of "adulting schools," which teaches millennial students key life skills.
Why Bottled Water Beat Out Soda as America's Pr...
MarketWatch's Emma Court joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk why the consumption of bottled-water increased in the U.S. while carbonated soft drinks fell -- and whether we ultimately need to be consuming either.
How to Raise Your Child on $75 Dollars a Month
Liz Frugalwoods, founder of money-saving site Frugalwoods.com, joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss how cutting costs and the right perspective allows her to raise her daughter on $75 dollars a month.
Can Intimacy at Home Improve Your Work Producti...
Can regular intimacy at home lead to a more productive time at work? Keith Leavitt of Oregon State University's College of Business joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss a new study suggesting a novel way to get your work done faster.
Americans Phoned in Two Billion Takeout Orders:...
Warren Solochek, president of NPD's food service practice, and MarketWatch's Emma Court join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to get to the bottom of why Americans are spending so much on takeout food.
Does Being Under Constant Surveillance Change O...
On the heels of a damaging video of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick berating a driver going viral,
American University's Aram Sinnreich joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss just how the current social infrastructure of being under constant surveillance impacts our behavior.
Will Snap Inc. Be the Next Facebook or Twitter?
MarketWatch's Jennifer Booton joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss Snap Inc.'s highly anticipated IPO with a look at whether it's poised to repeat Facebook's success, or struggle with growth like Twitter.
Home Owning Nightmares: Selling Vs. Suing
Bankrate.com's Mark Hamrick joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to address a caller's predicament involving her dream home's foundations rotting - should she sell or sue the former owner?
Should You Cover Up Your Age When Job Hunting?
Upon a federal judge ruling that IMDB.com can reveal actors' ages, Tim Sackett, president of HRU Technical Resources, joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss why age discrimination continues to weigh on job seekers' minds more than any other issue.
Kickback Vs. Compensation: What's the Difference?
Should you keep an airline voucher given on a business trip, or should you compensate your employer instead? Workplace culture consultant Steve Langerud joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to break down the ethics of a kickback versus a compensation.
How Instagram Gave Plastic Surgeons a Lift
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery's Fred Fedok joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the growing number of patients opting for less invasive procedures, and how shifting trends and social media have played a role.
Why iPhone Singles Pass on Dating Android Users
With new data showing Android and iPhone users would rather date someone with their taste in gadgets, Beverly Hills psychotherapist Dr. Fran Walfish joins MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Jennifer Booton to get to the bottom of why Americans are so picky when it comes to dating.
How Trump's Nordstrom Hit Impacts Brands, Markets
Amid Donald Trump hitting Nordstrom in a tweet for dropping daughter Ivanka Trump's brand, MarketWatch's Tonya Garcia joins Quentin Fottrell and Jennifer Booton to discuss how polarizing issues and social media can impact brands, retail and the markets.
Is it the End of Reality TV as We Know it?
Dow Jones reporter Kristiano Ang and David Lyle, President of PactUS, join MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Maria LaMagna to talk the current shake up the reality TV industry is seeing and whether or not it's the end of the genre as we know it.
Living in a Small Space? Try Strategic Minimalism
MarketWatch's Alessandra Malito joins Catey Hill and Maria LaMagna to speak with Adrian Crook, who lives in a 1,050-square-foot condo with his five kids and explains how minimalism and strategy make this lifestyle doable.
Democrats and GOP Split on Trump's Economic Impact
MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Maria LaMagna discuss why Americans from both sides of the party line are split on what President Trump will mean for their wallets, offering perspectives from a registered republican and democrat.
How 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' Defined Working Women
With the passing of TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, work place expert Piera Palazzolo and the American Association of University Women's Lisa Maatz join MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Maria LaMagna to discuss the impact "The Mary Tyler Moore" had on women in the workforce, and whether things have changed since 1970.
Reboots, Revivals, and Why Nostalgia Disappoints
With "Will & Grace" announced as the latest TV show revival, Brittany Chozinski, assistant professor of sociology at Northeast Lakeview College, joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about why we can't quit the search for nostalgia even though it often disappoints.
The 'Resistance' Economy Vs. Trump's Inauguration
Aram Sinnreich, professor at American University, joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk why Donald Trump is having such a hard time finding A-list celebrities to attend his inauguration, and why this "resistance" economy is a phenomenon that will continue to grow in 2017.
How to Fly to Europe for Under $70
Travel Expert and consumer advocate Christopher Elliot talks the new promotional fares from Icelandic airline WOW that essentially allows you to fly to Europe for less than the cost of a night in a standard hotel.
Hackers Attack Home-Buyers: What You Need to Know
Al Sargent, senior director of product marketing at OneLogin, and MarketWatch's Kari Paul join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the latest hacking scams in the real estate world and how one down payment could cost you your life savings.
Will Celebrity Death Obsession Carry Into 2017?
Aram Sinnreich, associate professor at American University in Washington, D.C., joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about why 2016 was such an emotional year for celebrity deaths and whether 2017 will bring more of the same.
Is the Dinner Date Dead?
MarketWatch's Kari Paul and Zeitguide's Brad Grossman join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to break down the shifting trends in the dating world with a look at whether or not the once popular "dinner date" is officially dead.
Five Things You Should Absolutely Not Buy in 2017
MarketWatch's Maria LaMagna and Jillian Berman join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to break down the top items you should think twice before buying next year.
Traveling Far and Wide For Hatchimal Mania
How far would you go to buy your child the perfect gift? Jumping on the Hatchimal toy-craze, MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell speak to a father who flew to Spain to buy his son this year's must-have toy -- just in time for Christmas.
Do Kids Learn Habits From iPhone Obsessed Parents?
MarketWatch's Angela Moore joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell with the latest on how iPhone-obsessed parents may be spending even more time on their devices than their children.
Secret Credit Card Perks That Can Save Up to $2500
Senior industry analyst Matt Schulz talks the latest report from CreditCards.com, which finds that most credit cards offer little-known perks that can save you money.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fidgeting Your Way To Better Health
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell are joined by MarketWatch healthcare reporter Emma Court and registered dietitian Michelle Shapiro to discuss Donald Trump's health and how you can better manage your own.
Should You Really Buy the New Apple iPhone 7?
MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Catey Hill discuss the (de)merits of the new iPhone 7 with MW reporter Jennifer Booton. Plus, MarketWatch columnist Michael Brush and companies editor Ciara Linnane join the show to talk about dollar store struggles.
Five Ways Tim Cook Bested Steve Jobs
From stock price to services, Apple CEO Tim Cook has a few notable successes that even Steve Jobs can't take credit for. Marketwatch's Jennifer Booton joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to break down five ways Cook has changed the company for the better.
Three Parenting Rules You Should Willfully Break
Parenting is hard. Being judged as a parent can also be tough. Elements Behavioral Health's Robert Weiss and therapist Nancy Erwin join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about modern approaches to classic parenting protocol.
Walking a Mile in Dead Men's Shoes
Designer and 'ReFashionista' Jillian Owens joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss how thrifting can benefit the environment and build an enterprising attitude.
Millennials Tap Home Equity Loans for Frivolities
Bankrate's Mark Hamrick joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk the large numbers of millennials reportedly taking out home equity loans for weddings, vacations and emergency cash.
The Financial Tricks Couples Play Before Divorce
Divorce attorney Randall Kessler joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk the financial tricks couples play before getting divorced and the best way to go about protecting your money should you one day part ways with your spouse.
Paying Good Money -- To Get Shamed at the Gym?
The New York Post's Dana Schuster talks how the latest boutique fitness craze has led to new motivational techniques -- like public body shaming during classes. Then, MarketWatch's Caitlin Huston shows us the flip side with a look at Planet Fitness, which offers pizza night and bowl of candy every day.
Three Martini Lunch: The New 'Golf' Meeting
MarketWatch's Katie Burke and Gerald Celente, publisher of The Trends Journal, join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about the shifting cultural and generational trends that have forced the golf industry to make big changes to retain players -- and attract new ones.
Cluttered? Here's How to "Un-Stuff" Your Life
MarketWatch's Maria LaMagna and professional organizer Andrew Mellen join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about the clutter that stuffs up our lives, and how to stay organized by finding your "stuff equilibrium."
Have Over $100,000 Worth of Debt? Here's a Way Out
MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell examine some the drastic steps couples have taken to wipe out over six figures worth of debt.
The Ten Most Important Financial Decisions Ever
What does it take to succeed financially? MarketWatch's Jonathan Clements and Bankrate.com's Greg McBride join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to break down the most important financial decisions you'll make in a lifetime.
The Rich Get Richer -- And Become More Thrifty
Bankrate.com's Mark Hamrick and Unity Marketing's Pam Danziger join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to explain why while the rich are getting richer, they're not spending as much as you may think.
The Secret Sauce Behind Online Dating
eHarmony's new CEO Grant Langston and dating industry analyst Mark Brooks join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk the time and money spent in the unique space of online dating, the science behind it, and why eHarmony will never be Tinder.
Should We Carry Our Debt Baggage Into a Marriage?
Only 21% of Americans think they'll ever be free from debt. Should you dig your self out of it before diving into marriage? MarketWatch's Jillian Berman joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss.
Drugs That Could Cut Billions From Health Costs
MarketWatch's Emma Court and Harvard Medical School's Aaron S. Kesselheim join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about how certain drugs, known as biosimilars, can basically replicate existing treatments and save the U.S. health care system $250 billion over the next 10 years.
Will 'Pokemon Go' Change the Course of Technology?
MarketWatch's Jennifer Booton breaks down "Pokemon Go" for Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell, discussing how it managed to sweep the nation, and what its success could mean for augmented reality.
Are You Only as Good as Your Last Selfie?
Selfies now kill more people annually than sharks. Tracy Packiam Alloway, associate professor at the University of North Florida, and clinical social worker Christopher Shea join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell for an in depth look at the psychology, narcissism, and compulsion that go into taking our own pictures.
Gift Giving Etiquette: When to Speak Up
If your best man or maid of honor fails to give you a wedding gift, is it okay to say something? MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell navigate through the world of gift giving, and the etiquette and expectations that often go along with it.
How Middle-Income Earners Can Own a Big-City Home
MarketWatch's Sally French, WSJ's Charles Passy and RealtyTrac's Daren Blomquist join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about the "BMR" (below-market-rate) programs that make buying a home in a big city possible -- even if you're not a millionaire.
Curing the Disease to Please (Before it Costs You)
MarketWatch's Maria LaMagna and Jonathan Wai, psychologist at Duke University, join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell for a discussion on just how much the age old "disease to please," can cost you.
Regrets? You Can Undo (a Few) Financial Ones
Yale School of Management's Ravi Dhar and Bankrate.com's Mark Hamrick join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss financial regrets -- and some of the decisions you can undo after signing on the dotted line.
How Same-Sex Couples Spent a Billion on Weddings
Since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriages in June 2015, same-sex couples have spent over $1.3 billion on their weddings, according to a new report by Gary Gates, who joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell, along with Crystal Broyles, to discuss this year's same-sex wedding bonanza.
Off the Clock: One in Three Teens Get a Summer Job
New York-based career coach Roy Cohen and Andrew Challenger, VP at Challenger, Gray & Christmas, discuss a new generation's place in the workforce and why more teens than ever are passing on summer jobs.
Return the 'Greatest Dad' Mug: Father's Day Don'ts
MarketWatch's Tomi Kilgore and etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore join Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to zero in on the absolute worst Father's Day gifts -- and to figure out what you can consider buying instead.
Does America Need to Learn How to Tip?
Do Americans tip too much or too little? Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell examine tipping etiquette and whether you can ever really make definitive rules about gratuity.
Would You Keep Your Inheritance a Secret?
Is it wrong to keep a big inheritance from your financial advisor or even your family? Beverly Addington McBride, of Addington McBride Financial Advisors, joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to weigh in.
Pass the Salt? New FDA Guidelines Take on Sodium
With American adults eating one-and-a-half times the government guidelines, new measures from the FDA recommend that restaurants disclose how much sodium is on menu items. MarketWatch's Emma Court has the latest details.
Marnie the Dog, A True Internet Star!
MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Catey Hill are visited by Shirley Braha and her 14-year-old Shih Tzu, Marnie the Dog! Marnie has become the most famous American dog on Instagram. You can also catch her on Twitter and Vine.
Advice on Salary Demands, From a Kidnap Negotiator
MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Catey Hill discuss how to demand a pay raise at work with Chris Voss, former lead international kidnapping negotiator with the FBI.
Do Men Still Have to Pay on the First Date?
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell welcome MarketWatch's Emma Court and and relationship expert April Masini to get to the bottom of the age old question -- is a man expected to pick up the tab on a first date?
Trump and Sanders Supporters Find Love Online
Is it better to date people of your own political persuasion? Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell get to the bottom of it all with David Goss, founder of TrumpSingles.com and BernieSingles.com's Joshua Kaunert.
Frances Stroh: Memoir of a Brewery Heiress
MarketWatch's Quentin Fottrell and Catey Hill talk with Frances Stroh, heiress to the Stroh Brewing fortune. She's the author of "Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss," a book about financial loss and redemption.
Online Dating: Marketing Yourself as a Product
Money Markets and More's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell talk about how Internet dating has become synonymous with marketing oneself as a consumer product. They're joined by Moira Weigel, author of "Labor of Love: the Invention of Dating," a book about how dating evolved with economics.
Does the Tooth Fairy Need to Get Real?
Should a lost tooth ever be worth as much as $20 to your child? Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell get to the bottom of whether kids are expecting too much money from one tooth and whether keeping up with the status quo is too much pressure for parents.
Are Weddings Too Expensive For Guests?
How to budget for a wedding that's not your own? Marketwatch's Jillian Berman joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk about the high-cost of attending other people's weddings.
What Do Mothers Really Want for Mother's Day?
MarketWatch's Elizabeth O'Brien joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to talk gift faux pas and breaks down the worst Mother's Day gifts of all time.
The Three Digit Number That Predicts Lasting Love?
New data from Bankrate.com shows that nearly 40% of Americans want to know a person's credit score before dating them. Psychologist Simon Rego joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss what these three digits can reveal about a romantic partner.
Got Two Hours? Save Your Family $1,000 This Month
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell welcome Kimberly Palmer, author of "Smart Mom, Rich Mom," for a lesson on how to deal with some the biggest financial issues facing families today -- advice that you can do in just an hour or two per month.
It's Not About You: When Death Meets Facebook
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell welcome Aram Sinnreich, associate professor at American University, for an in depth discussion about how people react through social media when celebrities and loved ones pass way.
Is Getting Paid to Care for Our Parents Ever OK?
Is charging an hourly rate for caring for a parent morally or legally sound? Guests Shirley B. Whitenack and Anne Tumlinson join MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell for a discussion about the ethics and legalities that go into caring for our parents as they reach old age.
Are Kids' Birthday Gift Registries the New Normal?
MarketWatch's Elizabeth O'Brien joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the new concept of gift registries for children's birthday parties. Is this trend here to stay?
Why Aren't Americans Happy With Their Careers?
According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, a third of workers are unsatisfied with their careers. MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell welcome Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo and Blue Lotus Temple's Bhante Sujatha for an in-depth discussion on how to find ultimate contentment in the workplace.
The World's Greatest Tipper
MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell talk to Russ Johnson, a retired manufacturing executive who explains why when you routinely leave a 50 percent tip, it entitles you to be called the World's Greatest Tipper.
Tired of Your Job? Try a Midlife Career Change
MarketWatch's Elizabeth O'Brien joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss how mid-life might be the perfect time to shift gears and dive into a new career.
From Bad to Worse: The Agony of Air Travel
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell are joined by author and consumer advocate Christopher Elliott, who breaks down the absolute worst things about flying, and details the ways in which air travel has become an even worse experience in recent years.
Millennials Make a Killing Day Trading on Reddit
MarketWatch's Shawn Langlois and Sally French join Quentin Fottrell and Priya Anand with the details on how Reddit became the go-to place for rowdy millennial traders to gather in 2016.
When Government Tweets Go Horribly Wrong
Sometimes things go horribly wrong when government agencies use social media -- as the State Department learned the hard way this week with its Twitter hashtag #SpringBreakingBadly. MarketWatch's Sally French joins Quentin Fottrell and Priya Anand with the lowdown.
Trophy Culture: Do Kids Today Get Too Much Praise?
Should kids get a trophy just for participating? Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell weigh in on the concept of participation prizes with Maria Lamagna, and examine the impact it's had on the millennial generation.
Office Coworkers: 10 Things I Hate About You
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell are joined by work place expert and digital marketer Piera Palazzolo, who helps break down the biggest things co-workers do that drive us crazy.
E-Cigarettes: A Hot Commodity Goes Up in Smoke
E-cigarettes have become a hot commodity since hitting the market in 2007, but now they're catching heat for a different reason. Katie Burke joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the latest reports of exploding electronic cigarettes and what's fueling this fiery combustion.
Time Shares: Money Well Spent or a Waste of Time?
Charles Passy joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to break down the dos and don'ts of time share properties. Are they a total nightmare or a great way to take a vacation?
Disinheritance: Using Money as a Weapon?
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell discuss a recent letter to the Moneyologist from a father threatening to disinherit his daughter if she marries a man he doesn't approve of. But when parents use disinheritance as a weapon, can over-control ultimately lead to lack of control?
How to Give Your Daughter an Edge in Her Career
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell discuss the trials and triumphs of working moms, the secret to giving your daughter an edge in her career, and where America ranks in the world of working women.
Googling 'Move to Canada' Hits an All-Time High
In the wake of the 2016 election cycle, "Move to Canada" searches have reached their highest level ever on Google. Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell discuss some of the reasons Americans might consider Canada an appealing place to live.
Millennials: Misunderstood or Entitled Moochers?
MarketWatch reporter Maria LaMagna joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss whether millennials really deserve to be labeled as overly entitled, and why they get such a bad rap from other generations.
Pot-Smoking Parents Shift Cannabis Customer Base
According to a new survey, 45% of medical marijuana users are parents, highlighting new demographics for the cannabis customer base. MarketWatch's Katie Burke joins Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell to discuss the changing national attitudes toward marijuana use.
Oscar Talk: Less Boring Speeches, More Money Spent
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell welcome MarketWatch's Trey Williams, who talks the new changes in store for the Academy Award this year, including less of those boring acceptance speeches. Plus, how Hollywood is trying to get you to spend more money on movies this time of year.
Blue Collar Jobs ...That Pay a Six Figure Salary
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell speak to a New York City dog walker who pulls in a six figure salary, and break down some of the other traditional blue collar occupations that can pay $100,000 a year.
The New Cyber Threat: Hackers Demand "Ransomware"
Nearly a quarter of companies say they would pay criminals a ransom to prevent a cyber attack. Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell delve in to the world of "ransomware" with Priya Anand, who discusses what a new wave threats to the cyber world could mean for your security.
How Much Should You Spend on That Engagement Ring?
According to the latest research, Americans appear to prefer spending less on engagement rings, yet men are spending more on the ring than ever. MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell get to the bottom of this age-old formality and the social expectations that go a long with it.
Love Online: What Boomers Can Teach Millennials
Can baby boomers school millennials on how to click their way to true love? MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell get the lowdown from Paul Oyer, author of "Everything I Ever Needed to Know about Economics I Learned from Online Dating."
When Polls Lie: Don't Believe the Hype
MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell dive into the world of polling and take a look at why polls are not always what they seem. From consumer pollsters, to government data, and why Donald Trump might want to stop believing his own numbers.
The Horrors of Customer Service
The average American wastes 43 days of their life on hold with customer service. MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell trade horror stories and reveal which industries are the worst offenders.
Four in 10 Took No Vacation Days Last Year. Why?
Most Americans never use all of their vacation days but last year, 41% of workers took no vacation at all. Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell take a look at the reasons behind this, and why there may be a stigma attached to taking time off.
Are Americans Becoming Less Charitable?
Catey Hill and Quentin Fotrell take a look at why the growth of charitable giving is at its lowest level in four decades. Plus, a look at which states are the most (and least) giving.
Should You Ever Use a Coupon on a First Date?
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell take a look at the biggest dating faux pas. Who should pick up the check? And is it ever okay to use a coupon on a first date?
How to Protect Our Loved Ones From Elder Abuse
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell take a look at the sticky situations involving hitting up relatives for money. Kathleen Quinn, executive director of the National Adult Protective Services Association, offers insight on what you can do if you think a family member is the victim of elder abuse.
Step-Monster: Can I Leave My Step-Kids Nothing?
If a man has no will, can his wife leave the stepchildren nothing if he dies? MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell tackle this question and more, as they examine the shady world of step-families, wills, and beneficiaries.
Is Powerball Everything That's Wrong With America?
MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell take a closer look at what jackpot lotteries say about American culture. Who's buying these tickets? And is it just another American fairy tale?
Re-Gifting: The Dos and Don'ts
Have a ton of gifts from the holiday season that you don't want? MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell break down how to re-gift appropriately.
Powerball: Just How Happy Would Winning Make You?
With the latest Powerball jackpot set to exceed 700 million dollars, MarketWatch's Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell reveal where winners would fare the best and worst after tax hits. And just how happy would winning the lottery actually make you?
New Year's Diets: Obstacle Races, Dining Out Less
Need to work off all the holiday food? Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell discuss the growing number of people who are leaving the gym behind for popular obstacle course races. Then, a look at how the number one thing that Americans blow their budget on is dining out.
The Favorite Personal Finance Story of the Year
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell discuss their favorite personal finance story of the year, and take a look at how same-sex marriage could help the economy and housing market in 2016.
The Surge of Selfies During the Holiday Season
The holiday season lends itself to a huge surge of postings on Facebook. Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell take a look at whether Americans are too obsessed with capturing the perfect moment and posting it on social media.
Is Middle Class the New Working Class?
As the end of another year approaches, Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell examine how the rich keep getting richer and those in the middle class have lost nearly 30% of its wealth.
Why Dieting is at an All Time Low
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell get to the bottom of why Americans are done with dieting, and take a look at what weight loss companies are doing to change strategies.
Getting Divorced? Now's the Time to Get Prepared
With January being the most popular divorce month, Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell get the lowdown from divorce lawyer Randy Kessler on the steps you need to take to get your affairs in order.
The Dos and Don'ts of Lending a Friend Money
What do you do when a friend owes you money -- and the amount is $175 thousand dollars? Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell explain the drama-free way to approach this delicate situation and get your money back.
Why Millennials Are Happier Than Gen Xers
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell examine why folks over 30 are less happy than Millennials. Plus, the five things that Generation X won't tell you.
Shoppers Beware: Holiday Retail Tricks Revealed
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell reveal the tricks retailers use to make you spend more money, and the surprising places thieves are lurking during the holiday season.
Holiday Tipping Tips: Avoiding a Seasonal Faux Pas
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell are joined by The Etiquette School of New York's Patricia Napier-Fitzpatrick, who sorts out who you should tip and how much during the holidays. And a look at how 1 in 3 Americans refuse to tip anyone at all -- is this a social faux pas?
Secrets to Holiday Shopping and Traveling Revealed
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell break down everything you need to know about what to look out for -- and what to skip -- when shopping on Black Friday. Plus, the secrets to getting the most comfortable airline seat when traveling over the holidays.
Surviving Thanksgiving: Save Your Money and Sanity
With the price of Thanksgiving turkey at a record high, Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell dish out the ways you can save on all the trimmings. Plus, how to avoid a Thanksgiving nightmare when your family is forced to sit together at the dinner table.
Obese American Thieves; Checkout Line Charity Tips
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell reveal exactly how workers rob their employers of billions. Plus, the surprising reasons why nearly 40 percent of Americans are obese. And what should you do when prompted for charitable donations at the checkout line?
Lose a Thankless Daycare Job? Try Living at Home
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell get to the bottom of why 1 in 3 women still live at home with their parents, and how daycare workers make less than janitors. Plus, a look at how same sex marriage has boosted local economies, and what do you say when a friend loses a job?
Social Media Don'ts. And Still Using a Flip Phone?
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell are on hand with all the social media dos and don'ts. Should your kids be allowed to use it? And find out what you shouldn't do when you visit your friends and family this holiday season. Plus, why executive men are rushing off to get Botox, and can you still get away with using a flip phone?
Tips on Annoying Calls, Red Meat and Bad Manicures
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell have all the tips you need to know about how to handle the latest phone calls from annoying telemarketers, what to do when the manicurist leaves you bleeding, and how to get away with eating red meat ...sometimes.
Headshrinking the 1%; Crucial Digits for Dating
Quentin Fottrell and Jennifer Booton are joined by Fran Walfish, a Beverly Hills psychotherapist who treats the trials and tribulations of the 1%. Plus, the one skill you need in today's jobs market, the 3-digits that predict your relationship's future, and how parental real estate leads to sibling rivalry -- who gets the house?
Credit card hopping, lying on dates, & Chick-fil-A
Are Americans just a bunch of unhappy credit card hoppers who lie on dating sites? And whether or not your next Chick-fil-A order should come with a side of guilt.
Travel tips, new gadgets & casual hoodies at work?
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell have all the latest tips on dressing for success at the office, and how to get more bang for your buck when traveling first class. And can you take your wireless company to court? Plus, tech reporter Jennifer Boonton has the skinny on all the latest gadgets.
The 3 things advertisers won't tell you.
Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell discuss the three things advertisers wont tell you, and what rich men and women want in a partner.
Showers, closets among top 2015 remodeling trends
Angie Hicks of Angie's List talks with Adrienne Mitchell about the New Year's hot remodeling trends.
Do you have what it takes to be a billionaire?
Billionaires are a special group. John Sviokla of PricewaterhouseCoopers tells Adrienne Mitchell what makes them different from most of us.
Job searching during the holidays
Jason Levin, founder and career coach at Ready, Set, Launch offers some guidance.
How can you make rehab work if you're not a celeb?
Steve Potisk talks with Breathe Life Healing Centers founder Brad Lamm about helping people kick bad habits.
Time to give your company a cyber security checkup
How safe is your data? Security expert Diana Burley tells Adrienne Mitchell the Sony hack is a valuable reminder for companies.
Last minute Xmas spending can be New Year's Grinch
Gail Cunningham of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling tells Adrienne Mitchell how last-minute shopping can haunt you in 2015.
Moven app tracks spending
A new app aims to improve your personal finance behaviors.
Crooks tug at heartstrings, prey on holiday cheer
The holidays are a great time for phone scammers, and AARP fraud expert Sally Hurme tells Adrienne Mitchell anyone can fall into their trap.
Financial planning should change with each decade
Personal finance expert and author Peter Dunn tells Adrienne Mitchell financial planning needs change with each decade starting at age 20.
Is regifting always wrong?
Regifting can save you money, and Jessica Patel of BankRate.com tells Joan Doniger it won't always put you on Santa's naughty list.
The ugly Christmas Sweater King
Joey Dunne now owns two pop-up stores that sell ugly Christmas sweaters in Chicago but he'd like to expand.
College Abacus does financial aid math for free
An online tool calculates and compares the costs of thousands of schools in minutes.
McDonalds finds less is more
The fast food industry is going back to the basics, paring menu offerings.
Holiday shopping for bargains? Try a used car
CarGurus.com says the winter doldrums produce the best prices for used car buyers.
Retailers are nervous. Is it warranted?
WSL Strategic Retail CEO Wendy Liebmann weighs in on sales this holiday.
How online holiday shopping is changing retail
Black Friday and Cyber Monday could soon become blurred into a cyber shopping season.
Reining in your holiday spending
The Money Therapist, Holly Signorelli, offers ways to stay in the black this season.
Smaller portions a big deal in the soda world
Industry analysts say we've decided to drink what we want but in smaller amounts.
A new hotel chain with a new hook
Virgin Hotels plans to do away with fees other hotel chains are boosting.
More are choosing to rent, rather than buy
Starwood Waypoint's Gary Beasley talks about the growing business of renting single-family homes.
Finding financial planner like looking for love
Bob Stammers of CFA Institute on how to find 'the one.'
Safe shopping -- online or in person
Securitas Security's Rick Avery on keeping you, your identity and your property safe.
Barbie's latest realistic rival
With Barbie losing market share to other dolls, is the time right for a more realistic fashion doll?
Beware the deferred-interest Grinch
Jill Gonzalez of WalletHub tells Adrienne Mitchell holiday shoppers can get Grinched if they don't read the fine print on no-interest deals.
Who's the most charitable over the holidays?
Now is a popular time to donate to charity. Carrie Swanson of WorldVision tells Adrienne Mitchell who the most generous givers are.
How your business can generate buzz for free
Jennefer Witter of The Boreland Group tells Adrienne Mitchell how to use social media to promote your small business -- and why many don't.
Millennials ARE investing in mutual funds
ICI's Sarah Holden shares the group's research on how young adults are investing - and yes, they are investing.
Younger shoppers want more out of a store
Millennials don't go to stores just to shop. David Ashen of Dash Design tells Adrienne Mitchell they crave "live experiences."
Automakers make privacy promise
Car makers, through their trade group, pledge that new technologies won't compromise drivers' privacy.
Auto Alliance makes privacy promise
Carmakers pledge new technologies won't compromise drivers' privacy.
Underachieving the American Dream
An Interest.com study finds buying a home is out of the reach of more people in large cities.
Changing our eating habits
The NPD Group says we're eating out less, but making up those meals with snacks.
Cartonomy aims to streamline group buying
CEO Jack Lowinger talks about the new social shopping platform.
Why your next credit card may look different
Credit cards embedded with microchips are coming. Randy Vanderhoof of the Smart Card Alliance tells Adrienne Mitchell why they're better.
From benching to bocce, not your father's office
Office design has changed a lot in a few years. Scott Spector of Spector Group tells Adrienne Mitchell millennials are driving the change.
Gas prices and tinfoil hats
Best of MarketWatch Radio: The tinfoil hat crowd is wrong about gas prices and the election; the best-paying jobs for the disabled; and why e-gift cards are growing in popularity.
When nature calls, does your boss answer?
Does your boss count your bathroom breaks? Labor and employment attorney Jon Hyman tells Adrienne Mitchell it's an issue at some workplaces.
Act now to get the best bad fare for Thanksgiving
It's too late for cheap Thanksgiving fares, but Rick Seaney of FareCompare tells Adrienne Mitchell you can still get a "better bad deal."
Women, are you dressing for the C-Suite?
What does "dress for success" mean for women today? Dara Lamb of Dara Lamb Custom Clothing talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Many jobs are a great fit for disabled workers
Tony Lee of CareerCast.com tells Steve Potisk which jobs top the list of best careers for disabled workers.
A disconnect between our wallets and our ballots
Our paychecks aren't getting any bigger. Will that raise the stakes on Election Day?
Some workers think kindergarteners are scary
Best of MarketWatch Radio: Want a holiday job? Check your email. Plus, the scariest jobs aren't always the most dangerous. And the scary way the previous homeowners may have used your kitchen.
Holiday hiring, scary jobs, and scary homes
Who's hiring for the holidays -- and how? And jobs we would be scared to apply for. They're two of MarketWatch Radio's stories of the week.
Like film noir but real: a look at debt collectors
"Bad Paper" author Jake Halpern tells Adrienne Mitchell debt collectors' world is a colorful and shady place where big money can be made.
What are top hedge fund managers buying?
What are top investors doing, and how can you benefit from that knowledge? AlphaClone CEO Maz Jadallah talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
What are the scariest jobs? You may have one
Michael Irwin of CareerBuilder tells Steve Potisk which jobs we think are scary, including a surprising write-in vote.
Was food the only thing cooking in your new home?
Before you buy a home, find out whether it was a meth house. Angie Hicks of Angie's List talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Maximizing your test drive
Edmunds has some suggestions for car buyers.
Going from the frying pan into the flyer
The best of MarketWatch Radio: Nurses worry about Ebola gear costs. Oil once used for frying will soon be used for flying. And people have the weirdest reasons for calling out sick.
Data hacking scares us
CreditCard.com finds nearly half of Americans surveyed say they might not shop at stores whose data was hacked.
The wildest excuses for calling in sick
CareerBuilder.com 's top ten list include cooking, plastic surgery and gambling.
Apple Pay might just replace your wallet
Tech experts think the Apple brand will help us move toward everyday digital payments.
Sponsored social comes into its own
If you want to be a blogger and make money, IZEA's Ted Murphy tells Steve Potisk sponsored social may be for you.
How we're planning to spend more on tight budgets
One consumer survey finds us watching out budgets closely because we're short on spending money. Another finds us planning to spend more this holiday season. They're not as contradictory as they might seem.
Men are salty, women are sweet
Best of MarketWatch Radio: More U.S. households include roommates. Hotels use social media to improve service. And when it comes to snacking, men and women really are different.
Companies make promises, but do they keep them?
Nearly a-third of companies surveyed by the American Management Association admit they're not keeping their promises to their customers.
How the well-off shop for holiday gifts
Here's a hint: A YouGov America survey finds the one-percenters don't know what to get spouses either.
Don't forget mutual funds in year-end tax planning
Tax Day is six months away. Rob Zeigen of CBIZ MHM tells Adrienne Mitchell about ways to plan now to cut your tax bill.
Outlet or full price? Lines not so solid anymore
The dividing line between outlets and mainline stores is getting harder to see. Candace Corlett of WSL Strategic Retail talks with Joan Doniger.
Make a game plan for aging. And include the kids!
National Endowment for Financial Education CEO Ted Beck talks with Alisa Parenti about aging well financially.
Make a game plan for aging. And include the kids!
Ted Beck of the National Endowment for Financial Education says now is the time to talk with your family about your finances years from now.
The Best of MarketWatch
This week's focus? Food for the whole family.
Exercise can make you a more valuable employee
You know you should exercise. Social psychologist Ron Friedman tells Adrienne Mitchell why bosses should know it, too.
Engineers rule when it comes to jobs, salaries
Engineers of all kinds have their pick of well-paying jobs, as Tony Lee of CareerCast.com tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Now's a good time to check your 401(k)
It's open enrollment time. Andrew Meadows of The Online 401(k) talks with Adrienne Mitchell about what it means to your retirement account.
Non-clinical healthcare jobs on the rise
You don't have to know about medicine to jump into the healthcare industry.
US teens 'painfully average' on personal finance
International testing shows America's young people need to learn more about money.
EY ramps up hiring, offers tips for job seekers
EY's Larry Nash shares some suggestions for potential candidates.
CareerBuilder's end-of-year jobs forecast
Employers are expected to ramp up hiring in the fourth quarter.
Are robo-advisors as good as the human kind?
Raymond James financial advisor Sacha Millstone provides an analysis of online investment firms known as "robo-advisors."
Americans love their salty snacks
A global survey on snacking finds differences between genders and between countries too.
Hotel chains take criticism seriously
They're using online reviews to see what customers want and then make changes.
California protects the right to give a bad review
Best of MarketWatch Radio Network: Cadillac packs its bags for New York, protection for bad business reviews, and robot room service.
You can get your credit card late fee waived
CreditCards.com's Matt Schulz tells us how.
Survey finds most employers back minimum wage hike
A survey finds most businesses favor raising the minimum wage. Jennifer Grasz of CareerBuilder talks with Steve Potisk.
Is three-year college an idea whose time has come?
Could switching to three-year programs solve the college-debt crisis? Paul Weinstein of Johns Hopkins talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
iPhone 6 is one tough hombre, says SquareTrade
How did the new iPhones do on a series of torture tests? Jessica Hoffman of SquareTrade talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
How to tell if a good employee will be a good boss
Don't assume that a good worker will be a good manager. Heather Huhman of Come Recommended tells Adrienne Mitchell how to tell.
Click 'Reply All' and despair
Best of MarketWatch Radio Network: A moving millennials story, workplace bullying, and the curse of "Reply All."
Choosing a health plan? Look at more than premiums
Premiums are just one factor in the cost of a health plan. Don Garlitz of bswift tells Alisa Parenti what else to look at.
Grownup bullies' new playground is the office
Grownups are bullies,too. Jennifer Grasz of CareerBuilder talks with Steve Potisk about workplace bullying.
Skills gap? Who, me?
Americans believe the skills gap is a problem, but most think they're not part of it, as Udemy CEO Dennis Yang tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Reply All? Really? Think before you hit send
Hitting "Reply All" is a good way to annoy your co-workers, as business etiquette expert Barbara Pachter tells Adrienne Mitchell.
More women are becoming impact investors
Your money can work for you and for a cause. Lynne Ford of Calvert Investments talks with Adrienne Mitchell about impact investing.
Apple Pay's challenge: Convincing us it's safe
Best of MarketWatch Radio: Apple Watch doesn't mean the watch industry's time is up, and wary consumers might be Apple Pay's biggest challenge.
Hot merger-market segment may be under your radar
The low end of middle market M&A for tech companies is fertile ground. Sutton Place Strategies CEO Nadim Malik talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Many contractors give bad advice on lead paint
Lead paint still hides in many homes. Angie Hicks of Angie's List tells Adrienne Mitchell many contractors don't know enough about it.
Who wants to be boss? Most workers say "not me!"
Most workers don't want leadership positions. CareerBuilder's Jennifer Grasz talks with Steve Potisk.
Should you choose a friend for a business partner?
Friends can be good business partners. Kathy Braddock of William Raveis tells Adrienne Mitchell how to predict whether it will work.
Minority/women certification just a first step
Certification is important but marketing is key for minority and women-owned businesses. Jean Kristensen of Jean Kristensen Associates talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Best of MarketWatch: It's a Frozen world
Disney won't "Let It Go," a blizzard of kid flicks, and what really happens during conference calls.
Many high school seniors now eye STEM careers
A new CareerBuilder survey shows high school seniors are drawn to science, technology, engineering and math. Steve Potisk talks with Jennifer Grasz.
Tanned, rested and ready? Vacations improve work
Refreshed workers are good for business and training can take the stress out of disconnecting. NFP's Kim Davis talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Some pet stores now selling rescue dogs
Some pet stores are cutting ties with puppy mills and selling rescue dogs instead, as the Humane Society's John Moyer tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Labor laws haven't caught up with freelancers
Labor laws haven't kept pace with the freelance workforce, as Jody Greenstone Miller of Business Talent Group tells Alisa Parenti.
Labor laws haven't caught up with freelancers
Labor laws haven't kept pace with the freelance workforce, as Jody Greenstone Miller of Business Talent Group tells Alisa Parenti.
Best of MarketWatch: Travel stories
What you can expect while flying, taking the bus or driving to get where you're going this holiday weekend.
Mobile-influenced in-store transactions soaring
Shoppers use mobile apps before they buy in stores. The Ibotta app rewards them for doing it. CEO Bryan Leach talks with Alisa Parenti.
Have you explored all the ways to pay for college?
It pays to explore college-payment tools including life insurance, as Bob Gavlak of Strategic Wealth Partners tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Paper or plastic? Young use cash for small buys
There's a generation gap in how we pay for small stuff. Matt Schulz of CreditCards.com talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
What are the lessons of the housing crisis?
We've learned a lot from the housing crisis, but how long will we remember? Harvard's Chris Herbert talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Where's the weed? Website can help
Weedmaps.com is kind of like Yelp for marijuana businesses. CEO Justin Hartfield talks with Alisa Parenti.
Charities face cold reality after the ice bucket
Best of MarketWatch Radio: The challenge after the ice bucket challenge, getting a home insurance checkup, and "appathy."
We love food trucks, and they love our cities back
Sociologist Todd Schifeling tells Adrienne Mitchell food trucks feed our cravings and benefit other businesses.
Teaching your college freshman good money habits
Got a student heading off to college? Alisa Parenti has tips for you.
Contact executive-search pro before you need a job
Don't wait until you need a job to reach out to an executive-search professional, says Jason Levin of Ready, Set, Launch.
Greyhound at 100 is a high-tech city slicker
Greyhound rolls into its second century with city-oriented service and free Wi-Fi. CFO Andy Kaplinsky talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
How honest are people in your state?
Honest Tea ranks Hawaii and Alabama the most honest states. Honest Tea TeaEO Seth Goldman talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Hey, boss. How much more do you make than me?
Executives are likely to land huge bonuses this year, dwarfing the salaries of those who work under them. Charlie Turner reports.
Mom or Dad moving in? Plan for financial impact
Is a parent moving in with you? Ben Barzideh of Piershale Financial tells Adrienne Mitchell planning is key.
Best of Marketwatch: Inventions!
Inventions that take chores off the list, make travel more convenient and your home warmer attracted our notice.
Break up or make up? Contractor relationship rules
Breakups stink. But preparation is key if you have to kick your contractor to the curb. Angie Hicks of Angie's List talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Will the next storm hit you? Check your insurance
If a hurricane has ever hit your area, it's a good idea to review your home insurance. Mike Carmody of NFP talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Top-paying jobs require big money, time investment
You have to spend money to make money in a top-paying job. CareerCast publisher Tony Lee talks with Steve Potisk.
Are your kids vamping? Why you need to know
Are your kids up all night texting? Tech columnist Jennifer Jolly tells Adrienne Mitchell what parents can do.
How to determine when to retire
Jared Snider of Exencial Wealth Advisors shares some strategies.
Dorm rooms don't have to be showrooms
Best of MarketWatch Radio: Overdoing the dorm rooms, how grandparents can help with college saving without saving a penny, and the class college freshmen really need.
The disappearing in-store shopper
Shopping trackers are counting fewer store visits this summer as we do more of our shopping online.
Boomers are taking more bike trips
Vacations on wheels -- two of them -- are on the rise, especially among baby boomers.
A failure to communicate with the grandkids
A study from the financial services firm, TIAA-CREF, finds grandparents who talk to their grandchildren about money give them a better start.
Don't fall into the confidence gap
Commonsense Leadership's John Keyser offers tips to build confidence.
Dorm room doesn't have to look like IKEA catalog
You don't have to overspend to equip your kid for college, as Take Charge America's Mike Sullivan tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Falling in love online... with a car
Best of MarketWatch Radio: Technology is creating more jobs than it's destroying; romancing car buyers online.
Road warrior bosses, keep your hands on the wheel
How to make sure your business stays the course when you're away. Dash Design's David Ashen talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
'Set it and forget it' retirement plans
Who benefits from target-date funds? Eric Endress of CBIZ Retirement weighs in.
'Gorilla Greg' checks in with safari trends
How to find the balance between staying safe and going exotic when you head out on safari.
Venture capital? Don't even think about it!
Entrepreneurs don't need venture capital, Sageworks chairman and co-founder Brian Hamilton tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Automakers' websites aim to sharpen Cupid's arrows
Love at first "site" is the goal of automakers' websites, as Arianne Walker of J.D. Powers tells Adrienne Mitchell.
It's possible to love chocolate too much
Best of MarketWatch Radio: Why avoiding war zones isn't easy for airlines, and how chocolate's popularity makes raising prices more difficult.
Take a peck, er, a peek at that egg carton label
Jessica Schmidt of The Happy Egg Co. tells Adrienne Mitchell what egg labels tell us about the chickens that laid them.
Send your kids to money school
Want your kids to be more responsible? Teach them to manage their money, says Moolah U founder Gayle Reaume.
It really is cheaper to keep an old customer
SCORE's Bridget Weston Pollack tells Adrienne Mitchell how to keep customers instead of seeking new ones, and why.
Teen-driver insurance bills falling but still high
Laura Adams of InsuranceQuotes.com tells Alisa Parenti there is some good news about teens and auto insurance.
Have you had "the talk" with your parents?
Lauren Brouhard of Fidelity Personal Investments tells Adrienne Mitchell families need to break the money-talk barrier.
You're a lumberjack? That's not okay
Best of MarketWatch Radio: Endangered jobs, solo cruises and making crowdfunding more rewarding.
Does your CEO have the right stuff? How to tell
Clinical psychologist Dr. Leslie Pratch tells Adrienne Mitchell about one quality successful business leaders share.
Retailers expect higher back-to-school spending
The National Retail Federation's Kathy Grannis tells Adrienne Mitchell back-to-school spending should rise this year.
AARP calls for Work and Save plans in more states
AARP V.P. Elaine Ryan tells Adrienne Mitchell AARP is pushing to let more employees save for retirement at work.
Technology is killing off these ten jobs
Tony Lee of CareerCast.com talks with Adrienne Mitchell about the ten most endangered jobs.
Take heart, journey out of debt won't take forever
Kandy Hildebrant and her husband got out from under a huge debt. She tells Adrienne Mitchell that others can, too.
If it cut airfares, would we stand for it?
The best of MarketWatch Radio Network: Standing room on airplanes, Facebook and divorce, and the new VHS vs. Betamax.
Money and chocolate have a lot in common
Money decisions should not be like a box of chocolate, as Wells Fargo Advisors Premier Advisor Judy McNiff tells Adrienne Mitchell.
CareerBuilder says hiring to pick up this year
CareerBuilder says hiring will pick up in the second half of 2014, as CareerBuilder's Jennifer Grasz tells Steve Potisk.
Storytelling could be key to business success
Every business tells a story, or should, as Palo Alto Software founder and chairman Tim Berry tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Would you stand on a plane to save money?
Joe Brancatelli of JoeSentMe.com tells Adrienne Mitchell standing room on planes would raise safety concerns and would not lower fares.
Use your strengths to find a job after retiring
The author of "Second Act Careers" can help guide you to a post-retirement career you may never have contemplated.
Are fireworks getting any safer?
MarketWatch asks the CEO of Phantom Fireworks what's being done to make fireworks safer.
So how's the fireworks business?
Is business booming for fireworks makers? We check in with Phil Grucci of Fireworks By Grucci.
Who gets the house? Plan for financial uncoupling
Paul Purcell of William Raveis New York City real estate tells Adrienne Mitchell couples need real-estate breakup plans.
The one word working women should use less often
When should you not say "sorry?" "Woman Up!" Author Aimee Cohen tells Alisa Parenti working women overuse the word.
More businesses use non-compete clauses
The clauses are becoming more common among lower-paying service sector jobs but author and University of San Diego Law Professor Orly Lobel questions their spread.
When your life's work saves your life
Dr. Jane Houldsworth of Cancer Genetics Inc. tells of getting a diagnosis she had researched for years.
How to not get hired
Jaw-dropping numbers of jobs lost due to social media posts, according to CareerBuilder.
The evolution of the DIY healthcare consumer
Ben Wolin of Everyday Health joins Alisa Parenti on MarketWatch Radio.
Parents buy more organic food for their kids
Laura Batcha of the Organic Trade Association talks about the group's recent survey.
Long-term health care cost is a tsunami
Doug DiVirgillio of US Trust on the firm's recent research.
HoJo's five-star properties... in China
A list of 'fancy' brands in China might surprise you.
Is 'smart beta' genius, or a dumb fad?
Robert Stammers of the CFA Institute weighs in on smart beta.
Database offers trends, reminders for docs
Practice Fusion rolls out 'Insight,' a cloud-based tool containing 81 million medical records.
This home project is definitely not DIY
Got bees? Angie Hicks of Angie's List tells Adrienne Mitchell you shouldn't try to get rid of them yourself.
You may be paying too much for health care
Take inventory and shop around. Kim Davis of NFP H.R. Services talks with Adrienne Mitchell about ways to save on health care.
Where are the satisfied, optimistic workers?
Shiny, happy workers aren't everywhere but there are a few spots where they shine, as Glassdoor's Scott Dobroski tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Weird time-wasters take productivity toll at work
Employees confess to doing some pretty weird stuff when they should be working. CareerBuilder's Jennifer Grasz talks with Steve Potisk.
How you can get around the United points changes
ThePointsGuy.com founder Brian Kelly tells Adrienne Mitchell there are ways to get bigger bang for your miles despite changes at United.
Grandparent-to-be? Not too soon for college saving
Ascensus College Savings CEO Jeff Howkins tells Adrienne Mitchell Baby Boomers are saving for their grandkids' college using 529 plans.
Nutrisystem CEO sets "bite-size goals" for company
Nutrisystem shares are way up over the past year. CEO Dawn Zier tells Adrienne Mitchell the diet company's turnaround plan is working.
Even the 1% need to hock something now and then
The super-rich get quick cash the same way average people do, but not from a pawnshop. Borro's Tom McDermott talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Boomers are busting retirement myths
This is not your father's retirement. Cyndi Hutchins of Bank of America Merrill Lynch tells Adrienne Mitchell Baby Boomers are myth-busters.
If you could rewind, would you get a student loan?
We are conflicted about our student-loan debt -- and for good reason, as NFCC's Gail Cunningham tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Art and industry collide, benefiting both
Artists and factory workers have been partnering on Kohler's production floor for forty years.
Employers tackle obesity, boost bottom line
Retrofit CEO Jeff Hyman on new ways employers are creating healthier workplaces.
"Yummy" beets key to kids' food company's success
Broccoli and beets are part of the new "yummy" for kids, as Bitsy's Brainfoods co-founder Maggie Patton tells Steve Potisk.
You won't believe what you're eating
Pink slime is only the beginning when it comes to gross food byproducts and additives.
What's more stressful than getting married?
Edmunds.com tracks just how stressful buying a car really is.
Beer and diapers and other marketing matches
Akquracy CEO joins Alisa Parenti to talk about turning marking data into dollars.
Summer travel to sizzle
An upbeat travel forecast for the months ahead, and some tips to ease your family travel this summer.
Don't just 'trust your gut' on retirement plans
Research by Natixis shows investors have high hopes but few plans.
The Intern Queen: Your job is getting a job
Help for new grads stepping out into the 'real world.'
The Intern Queen: Your job is getting a job
Help for new grads stepping out into the 'real world.'
Earth Friendly Products lifts its own minimum wage
Paying homage to its founder, the maker of Ecos lifts workers' wages.
Will your bank branch disappear?
The bank of the future could be on your smartphone.
How to succeed in business? Mind your manners!
Emily Post's great-grandson Peter Post discusses business etiquette for the digital age with Adrienne Mitchell.
E-tailers face more than language barriers abroad
You need more than a translator to win e-commerce customers abroad, as Borderfree CEO Michael DeSimone tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Wedding plans? Have "the talk" now -- about money
Flowers, cake, dresses ... retirement savings? For a happy marriage, include financial plans in your wedding plans. USAA's Scott Halliwell talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Four little numbers could save you lots of trouble
Have you password-protected your phone? Tech writer Gregg Stebben tells Adrienne Mitchell you'd be crazy not to.
Where to look for your first job out of college
Which cities offer new grads the best career opportunities? WalletHub.com's CEO talks about its rankings with Adrienne Mitchell.
Got spitters? Funny name, but a valuable commodity
Makers of hard cider are dealing with a shortage. Virginia Tech horticulturist Greg Peck tells Joan Doniger it's a case of comparing apples to apples.
Gender gap persists but parenting skills valued
CareerBuilder's Jennifer Grasz tells Adrienne Mitchell the gender gap persists but employers value the skills it takes to be a parent.
Men and women approach investing differently and that can come back to bite couples in retirement. Jeff Scott of UBS Wealth Management Americas talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
If you could buy a home, why aren't you?
Home ownership is at the lowest level since 1995. MarketWatch reporter Dan Goldstein tells John Wordock what's behind the trend.
Choice Hotels' massive rebranding effort
Comfort Inns undergo a major refresh, as CEO Steve Joyce explains.
Act now to make your grandkids rich
What you do now could help make your grandchildren rich. Attorney and estate-planning expert Steven Peck talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Brush off your hardhat. Construction jobs pick up
The outlook for construction jobs is brighter, as CareerBuilder's Jennifer Grasz tells Steve Potisk.
Apprenticeships not a relic of the past
Apprenticeships can launch students into a career that pays as they learn. Everett Jordan of the Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Think you're safe from overdraft fees? Think again
MarketWatch reporter Quentin Fottrell tells Alisa Parenti about a way even careful consumers can get hit with bank fees.
Best job training occurs in kindergarten?
Employers desperately need workers with 'soft' skills, according to Rex Nutting.
'14 college grads see more job opportunities
Succeeding in the 'real world' is becoming easier, CareerBuilder finds.
Are financial and physical health linked?
A vast majority of American workers think so, finds a study by Principal Financial Group.
Want more women leaders? 'Leaning in' won't cut it
Business Talent Group's CEO has different ideas about creating gender equality at work.
Electric car may not cost as much as you think
Look beyond sticker shock and you may find an electric car is a thrifty choice, as BankRate.com autos analyst Tara Baukus Mello tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Want to save on air travel? Fly hungry
"Fly hungry." It's one of FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney's tips for saving on spring and summer travel, as told to Joan Doniger.
Broken phone? Let us count the ways
There are lots of ways to kill a smartphone. Jessica Hoffman of Square Trade tells Adrienne Mitchell about them and tells which of the new phones are the toughest.
Saving is rewarding in prize-linked saving program
A non-profit group has a program that offers prizes to savers with help from corporate partners. Tim Flacke of the Doorways to Dreams fund talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Lessons from a housewife turned baked-goods tycoon
Susan Axelrod of Love & Quiches Gourmet tells Adrienne Mitchell how entrepreneurs can learn from mistakes and find their market niche.
On Tax Day, think about cutting your next tax bill
On this Tax Day,it's not too early to think about ways to lower your 2014 bill. David Richmond of Richmond Brothers talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Prom-spending bubble bursts but average near $1K
Visa's Nat Sillin tells Joan Doniger we're spending less on prom this year but the average bill is still close to four figures.
Flex work picture not so pretty on closer look
Few companies offer flexible work options to most employees. Sociologist Stephen Sweet of Boston College talks with Steve Potisk.
Don't skip the walkthrough when you buy a home
Don't close on a home without taking one final step -- or a few, says Angie Hicks of Angie's list. She talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Tiny houseguests headed for your home this spring
With warmer weather come pests. Bob Vila talks with Adrienne Mitchell about pest-proofing your home.
From reject to icon: Rubik's Cube turns 40
The Rubik's Cube isn't just an iconic puzzle. It's an amazing story of an inventor's perseverance. Liberty Science Center CEO Paul Hoffman talks with Alisa Parenti.
Connecting 'Made in the USA' buyers and sellers
Frank Russo, CEO of Fabricating.com, on efforts to reshore American jobs.
Smile Train tracks 1 million surgeries
Non-profit crosses a milestone in providing free cleft repair surgeries around the world.
Privia aims to boost healthcare, cut costs
With a focus on preventive care, group tries to cut costs and improve patient outcomes.
Saving for retirement, health care is easier
Health savings accounts and participation in 401k plans are on the rise, study finds.
A marketing expert's advice to GM CEO Mary Barra
As GM's CEO goes to Capitol Hill, one marketer says she should ignore what her lawyers may be telling her. Chris Malone of Fidelum Partners talks with Joan Doniger.
Plastic crime-fighter foils street criminals
We're using less cash, and that's had an unexpected benefit -- street crime is down. Georgia State University economist Erdal Tekin talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Many heads better than one at co-op workplaces
Who's the boss? Everyone is at cooperative workplaces. Melissa Hoover of the U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives talks with Joan Doniger.
Inside or outside? What's the best choice for CEO?
Recent CEO changes at major companies highlight the insider vs. outsider debate, but Tracy Benson of On the Same Page tells Adrienne Mitchell there is much more to it.
Coming into money? Here's what to do now
What to do after getting a windfall to make your money last. Bob Gavlak of Strategic Wealth Partners talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Been inside a bank lately? Many haven't in months
Going to the bank is falling off of our to-do lists. Greg McBride of BankRate.com talks with Joan Doniger.
Identity thieves are targeting your tax return
Rip Mason, the CEO of Legal Shield, describes how they do it and what YOU can do to protect yourself.
Progress in closing wage gap has stalled
The Institute for Women's Policy Research finds both men's and women's wages in neutral with the gap between them holding.
National Grid has weather in crosshairs
With increasingly severe weather, the power provider takes steps to safeguard the system.
Throw out the old retirement calculators
It's time for new math to match our changing retirements, says Andy Sieg of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Healthcare REITs on the rise
The Affordable Care Act has doctors reevaluating their real estate needs.
Online map could keep you from getting scammed
AARP has a new interactive tool to help seniors and others head off fraud. AARP Washington state director Doug Shadel talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Don't leave Social Security money on the table
Plan your Social Security strategy or you could leave thousands of dollars on the table. Kelly O'Donnell of Financial Engines talks with Steve Potisk.
Don't pay too much; avoid these tax mistakes
Avoid common tax mistakes and keep more of your money. Bill Smith of CBIZ MHM talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Freshening your resume may be a waste of time
Job seekers should concentrate on social media, says Shon Burton, founder of Hiring Solved. He talked with Alisa Parenti.
Why doesn't your company offer a 401(k) plan?
It might be easier and cheaper than your boss thinks to set up a 401(k) plan for your company, as Chad Parks of The Online 401(k) tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Microsoft pulls plug on XP system service
The end is near for a 12-year-old operating system. What are your options?
Retailers hope you'll celebrate St. Patrick's Day
The National Retail Federation expects we'll spend almost five billion dollars to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
The costs of less-than-full employment
CareerBuilder.com's Jennifer Grasz counts the costs to companies that have vacant jobs.
Office space expands in the cloud
We're spending more money online and more time in virtual offices, says Tim Houlne, CEO at Working Solutions.
Credit card companies target women with rewards
Bankrate.com's Greg McBride says credit card companies are looking for creditworthy customers.
Be a better parent in seven minutes
Want to be more present for your kids? Think in terms of seven minutes. "The Balance Myth" author Teresa Taylor talks to Adrienne Mitchell.
The average telecommuter isn't who you think it is
It's time to bust a telework myth, as Cali Williams Yost of the Flex+Strategy Group and Work+Life Fit Inc. tells Adrienne Mitchell.
One simple way to keep earning more with Delta
There's still a way to maximize your Delta benefits. Brian Kelly of ThePointsGuy.com talks with Adrienne Mitchell about Delta's frequent-flyer policy changes.
After Mt. Gox, what happens to Bitcoin now?
How badly will Mt. Gox shake the Bitcoin world? Columnist Chuck Jaffe talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Pocket change not chump change for savers
A good savings plan can begin with what's in your pocket. Stephen Brobeck of the Consumer Federation of America talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
You may be paying too much for insurance
You may be spending too much for insurance. David Spencer of ACE Private Risk Services shares some money-saving tips with Adrienne Mitchell.
Business owners, don't put off this planning task
Most business owners don't have an exit plan and that could hurt their company, as Andy O'Brien of Securian Financial tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Are you financially unfaithful to your partner?
Are you a money cheater? Paul Golden of the National Endowment for Financial Education talks with Adrienne Mitchell about financial infidelity.
Recession over? Small biz owners not feeling it
A CareerBuilder survey finds most small business owners don't feel like the recession is over. CareerBuilder's Jennifer Grasz talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
Marketers know what you're unaware of
Marketers are plumbing your unconscious mind to sell to you. Implicit Strategies founder Joel Weinberger talks with Alisa Parenti.
Are you and your Valentine financially compatible?
Flowers, candy, and finances? Fidelity Investments' Lauren Brouhard tells Adrienne Mitchell financial compatibility is an issue for many couples.
"Scary" issues create legal jobs at companies
XpertHR finds companies face some scary issues this year, but that can be good news for legal pros looking for work. Steve Potisk talks with legal editor Beth Zoller.
Hotel perks will make you envy your dog
Many hotels offer luxury spa services and more for pets, as Catey Hill tells Adrienne Mitchell.
Debt is a powerful shield against Cupid's arrow
When it's love versus debt, love often loses. Gail Cunningham of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
My way or the highway? Not the path to growth
Tracy Benson of business consultancy On the Same Page tells Adrienne Mitchell entrepreneurs' failure to delegate can hurt business.
For some, it's good to get a big tax refund
Richard Barrington of MoneyRates.com tells Alisa Parenti a big tax refund helps some people save more.
Recession took toll on self-employment
Jennifer Grasz of CareerBuilder tells Steve Potisk self-employment has fallen since the end of the recession.
Your online soul mate could be looking for a mule
Scott Halliwell of USAA tells Adrienne Mitchell online daters can be ensnared by crooks who need to move money.
Eating season is over. Now what?
Jim White of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics tells Adrienne Mitchell how to get back on track now that the Super Bowl has wrapped up eating season.
Mobile doesn't have to be brick-and-mortar's enemy
Retale president Pat Dermody tells Alisa Parenti that her company's app help physical stores attract customers.
A new mix for schools and museums
A Cape Cod museum is opening a pre-school it hopes will serve as a new kind of model for business and education.
Save money by choosing the right day to buy gas
Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy.com tells Adrienne Mitchell you can save by filling up on the right day of the week.
Looking for a new doctor? It's kind of like dating
Dr. David Shulkin of Morristown Medical Center tells Adrienne Mitchell that searching for a doctor is a little bit like searching for a soul mate.
Want to know what Grandma would say? Ask your kids
When it comes to money, Emily Pachuta of UBS tells Adrienne Mitchell millennials think a lot like those who weathered the Depression.
Do Super Bowl ads work?
Jeri Smith of Communicus looked at whether ads aired during the big game lift sales of featured products.
Investors are turning to stocks again
After getting knocked down by the recession, a TD Ameritrade study finds investors are dusting themselves off and getting back into the stocks game.
CareerBuilder on the long-term unemployed
One in four jobless workers don't have enough money to buy the food they need, study finds.
The dos and don'ts of reverse mortgages
Pitched on TV as the answer to seniors' prayers, reverse mortgages should be approached with care, says Take Charge America's Mike Sullivan.
Get those gift cards out of your sock drawer!
Odysseas Papadimitriou of CardHub.com tells Adrienne Mitchell there are lots of ways to get value out of unwanted gift cards.
What do "superusers" want at the grocery store?
David Garfield of AlixPartners tells Adrienne Mitchell what some coveted consumers look for at the supermarket.
Germs lurk on planes. Protect yourself and others
Rick Seaney of FareCompare.com tells Adrienne Mitchell how to fly if you're sick and how to make sure other passengers don't make you sick.
Credit monitoring not enough after a data breach
John Ulzheimer of CreditSesame.com tells Adrienne Mitchell what to do if your data was stolen from Target.
Advice for the lovelorn from economics geeks
Stanford business professor Paul Oyer tells Adrienne Mitchell that Nobel prize winners can teach us a lot about love.
Want to shape up your home? Get a fitness buddy
Angie Hicks of Angie's List tells Adrienne Mitchell about ways to meet your home-improvement goals, including getting a home-fitness buddy.
Now is the time to save on a cruise
This is the time to save when you book a cruise. Travelocity's Courtney Scott talks with Adrienne Mitchell.
One-fifth of workers plan to jump ship this year
CareerBuilder's Jennifer Grasz tells Steve Potisk a big chunk of workers plan to leave their jobs in 2014.
Entrepreneur sheds pounds, grows a business
Alisa Parenti talks with Retrofit founder and CEO Jeff Hyman about his weight-loss company.
Long distance relocation is a real-estate trend
More Americans are pulling up stakes and heading to a new home far away, as ERA Real Estate CEO Charlie Young tells Steve Potisk.
House calls aren't history, and not just by docs
Catey Hill tells Adrienne Mitchell some doctors, beauty professionals and even cobblers make house calls, but they're not cheap.
Don't pick a mutual fund for the wrong reasons
Chuck Jaffe tells Adrienne Mitchell why funds failed in 2013 and what to look out for in the New Year.
It's selfish season at the mall
Trae Bodge of RetailMeNot.com tells Adrienne Mitchell self-gifters are wrapping up their holiday shopping.
Hiring to be cautious in 2014, says CareerBuilder
CareerBuilder's Jennifer Grasz tells Adrienne Mitchell its annual forecast shows cautious hiring continuing in 2014.
Classic cars can add zip to your portfolio
Classic car collecting can be a great way for car lovers to capitalize on their passion, as classic car expert Steve Linden tells Adrienne Mitchell.
What do spouses fight about? Often, it's money
Money manager Irvin Schorsch tells Adrienne Mitchell about some of reasons couples fight about money.
Get a lot of cash for Christmas? What to do now
Patricia Stalzer of BMO Private Bank tells Adrienne Mitchell there's a lot to think about when you receive a big cash gift or inheritance.
Include heirlooms, family photos in estate plan
Your final wishes should provide for more than money. Andrea Coombes has tips on helping your family avoid strife after you're gone.
Unusual money resolutions for 2014
Some unconventional advice for the new year from personal finance expert Jonathan Clements of Citi.
CFO's have positive 2014 outlook
Nine of 10 execs expect their companies to add or maintain staff levels in the new year, survey finds.
Holiday spending to rise, Citi finds
Fully 63 percent say they'll spend as much or more than they did last year, says Citi's Linda Descano.
Family owned since the 1600s?
A company that makes parts for musical instruments finds it still makes sense to manufacture in the U.S.
Michelin CEO on reshoring jobs
Tire maker invests $750 million on plant in South Carolina.
Home automation goes mainstream
Control4 CEO Martin Plaehn on the company's growth, international efforts, and Wall Street debut.
Military vets face greater identity theft risk
Veterans Advantage CEO Scott Higgins on what can be done to safeguard service personnel.
Beware gift card scams this holiday season
Gift cards may solve your holiday shopping problems but they're such big business they're attracting clever thieves.
Youth and amateur sports proving recession-proof
The Great Recession may have hurt restaurants and other businesses, but youth sports' impact on the economy grew by billions. The Sports Facilities Advisory's Dev Pathik discusses why in Money Markets and More.
Men are from Mars... and so are women?
Gender difference are small when it comes to investment strategies, research finds.
Youth and amateur sports proving recession proof
The Great Recession may have hurt restaurants and other businesses, but youth sports' impact on the economy grew by billions. The Sports Facilities Advisory's Dev Pathik discusses why in Money Markets and More.
The boom in electronics you can wear
Wearing your heart-RATE on your wrist: Futuresource Consulting's Simon Bryant says wearable electronics are the next big thing.
Bargain-hunting holiday shoppers get serious
With the door-busting done, the NPD Group's Marshal Cohen says serious shoppers show patience.
Bringing toymakers into the Age of Play
Global Toy Experts Founder Richard Gottlieb advises toy-makers on success in a digital age.
Are toy makers battling over shrinking market?
Needham's Sean McGowan says Hasbro and Mattel have been slugging it out for decades.
Shopping online this holiday? Be vigilant
USAA chief security officer Gary McAlum tells Adrienne Mitchell how to thwart cyber-criminals while shopping online.
Where to buy gifts if you want to hedge your bets
MarketWatch reporter Catey Hill tells Adrienne Mitchell which stores offer the best return policies and price guarantees.
Turkey trailblazer talks turkey about male cooks
R.J. Jaramillo of the Butterball Turkey Talk Line tells Adrienne Mitchell men tend to cook differently than women.
Add "Gray Thursday" to your holiday shopping list
PriceGrabber president Jeff Goldstein tells Adrienne Mitchell holiday deals are on more days and in more places than ever.
Put cleaning service on your holiday "nice" list
Angie Hicks of Angie's List shares holiday housecleaning tips with Adrienne Mitchell.
Cisco says don't fear showrooming. Embrace it
Cisco's Blair Christie tells Adrienne Mitchell shoppers want retailers to merge the in-store and online experience.
Want to expand your portfolio? Just add water
Matt Sheldon of Kleinwort Benson Investors International talks with Adrienne Mitchell about water investing.
Best credit cards for holiday travel rewards
Odysseas Papadimitriou of CardHub.com tells Adrienne Mitchell which cards offer the best travel rewards.
You don't have to part with $400 to get a PS4
Reporter Catey Hill tells Adrienne Mitchell there are ways to upgrade to the new PlayStation that won't leave you $399 poorer.
What to do before you leave the hospital
Carrie Kirkpatrick of A Place for Mom tells Adrienne Mitchell what to do when leaving the hospital so you won't have to come back soon.
Snow and mistletoe and plastic on the tree
Kathy Grannis of the National Retail Federation tells Adrienne Mitchell more Americans will give and get gift cards this holiday season.
Get organized and save
Manilla.com helps consumers manage their bills and accounts and save money for retirement.
Applying game theory to the budget battle
Northwestern University's Daniel Diermeier applies game theory to the financial drama in D.C.
J.D. Power on his legacy
James David "Dave" Power talks about the 45 years he spent changing the car and customer service industries.
Empty nesters revamp living space
Do you remodel what you've got or find a new home after the kids leave the house?
Fred Ehle of Del Webb homes joins Jim Asendio.
CareerBuilder on which industries are hiring
Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder, on the future of America's jobs.
Heavy student debt to delay retirement
Millennials may have to postpone their retirement until their mid-70s due to student loans, a study finds.
Super Bowl ad prices change the game
How do advertisers decide whether a commercial during the big game is worth the $4 million price tag?
Home monitoring gets more interactive
Mobile devices are making it easier to 'talk' to your home, according to LiveWatch Security's CEO.
Is it time for a retirement checkup?
Principal Financial senior V.P. Julia Lawler tells Adrienne Mitchell that most savers should check up on their retirement plans more often.
What to expect when you're expecting a nanny
Need a nanny? Stephanie Breedlove of Care.com HomePay tells Adrienne Mitchell there are many questions you should ask yourself and her.
Your estate plan may need a makeover
Attorney Steven Peck of the Law Offices of Steven H. Peck tells Adrienne Mitchell now is the time for a year-end estate planning checkup.
Thanksgiving fares rising but you can still save
It's too late for the best Thanksgiving air fares but FareCompare.com's Rick Seaney tells Adrienne Mitchell there are still ways to save.
Americans think "retired" doesn't mean "old"
Emily Pachuta of UBS Financial Services tells Adrienne Mitchell most say "retired" doesn't mean "old" and that retirement has three phases.
Shady investment offers thrive, how to spot one
FINRA's Gerri Walsh tells Adrienne Mitchell that fraudulent investment offers are very common and has advice on how to spot one.
Don't take a test drive without these tips
Philip Reed of Edmunds.com tells Adrienne Mitchell what to put on your test-drive checklist before you head to the dealership.
Median income, median price don't meet for many
Mike Sante of Interest.com tells Adrienne Mitchell that median-income families can't afford a median-priced home in most major U.S. cities.
Help available for schools that want to go solar
Jay Orfield of the Natural Resources Defense Council tells Adrienne Mitchell how schools can find help setting up solar power systems.
Geek chic? BlackBerrys made over into chandeliers
Jim Asendio talks with the creator of crystal chandeliers made with old BlackBerry smartphones, Michael McHale.
The end of 'Will work for health care'?
A Northwestern economist says the Affordable Care Act could free workers who took jobs only for the health care benefits. But for that to happen, the exchanges have to work better than they are now, and soon.
U.S. sends a negative message to the world
America's image has been hurt by the debt fight, and that has economic consequences, says Ben Jones, formerly of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
Debt debate takes heavy toll on housing rebound
Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research tells Jim Asendio that the debt-ceiling stalemate is hurting the housing market.
How we see retirement: 65+ and on the job
About half of working Americans aged 50 and up think they'll still be working at age 65 and up.
Stockbrokers struggle to attract young investors
Young adultss aren't so brash when it comes to investing. So Nicole Sherrod of TD Ameritrade says brokers must use new ways to reach them.
Doughnuts rise into next upscale food trend
Have doughnuts become the new cupcake? David Henkes of Technomic says the upscale doughnut fad could have more staying power.
Foreclosures in 'clean-up' phase
Bank repossessions jumped in 26 states in the third quarter. RealtyRac's Daren Blomquist says that's part of the "clean-up phase" of a recovering market.