Beth Kobliner, Takeaway contributor and appointee to the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, shares history and hard numbers to help us better understand the American value of home ownership.
If it's the adrenalin rush of Black Friday shopping you're after, we've got some tips on how to stay sober while walking down the aisle. Our Golden Rule to follow: fifty percent off of something you don't need is not a deal.
Many people with aging parents are struggling financially, and even facing professional setbacks. But are their sacrifices really for the best? And is there a time when they should just cut their aging parents loose to fend for themselves?
Whether the dream is to be an engineer or a journalist, the promise is that the military can help that dream to come true. But are these promises real? And what do real veterans face when trying to find work?
The first phase of the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009 goes into effect this week. Personal finance expert and The Takeaway's finance contributor Beth Kobliner joins us to help explain the new rules.
Some health experts say that stress from a recession can lead to stress in your body. Joining The Takeaway is finance contributor Beth Kobliner and Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo, a psychologist and physical therapist.
Call it Big Brother or call it being a conscientious employer, but there's a new kind of software that monitors your use of email and online messaging. It's called Cataphora and it is used to find out how useful an employee you are.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, we're soon likely to see a shift in the gender balance of the working world. As early as this November, it's projected that for the first time in U.S. history, more women will be working than men. On The Takeaway.
Incivility in the workplace is an unfortunate side effect of the recession, where jobs are scarce and everyone is aiming to hold on to the work they have. Takeaway contributor Beth Kobliner and former GM plant worker Will Marcum address office politics.
In the current economy, both younger and older people are finding it harder to get, or keep, a job. According to BusinessWeek, only 46 percent of people aged 16 to 24 had jobs last month. The Takeaway looks at the role of age in the workplace.
Beth Kobliner says that as the economy tightens, employees are taking on extra responsibilities and that blowing off steam in creative ways can actually help maintain ones overall focus. And David Rock talks about downtime strategies.
Last week, we looked at how some banks were canceling consumer credit cards without warning and how consumers could avoid it by using their cards more. That discussion sparked a debate about whether people can get by without credit cards at all.