Squawk Box, the premier pre-market business program on CNBC, will interview President Nido Qubein on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 8:20 a.m. EST. The segment will focus on “Opportunities in America” and will highlight both the extraordinary transformation of High Point University and the personal story...


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Year-End Financial Checklist

By Michelle Singletary, Posted December 10th 2013

Have you already started thinking about the financial goals you want to set for the New Year?

Well, hold on. First, try taking care of some financial business before 2013 rolls out.

“Many people, rushing to make holiday plans, would like to take a vacation from thinking about money. Not so fast,”...


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He has served in five presidential administrations, but is best known for his role on November 22, 1963 when President Kennedy was assassinated. Former Secret Service Agent, Clint Hill discusses what went down that day and his New York Times bestseller "Five Days in November".

For information on...


Written by Tim Maurer

Before you read another article on how you can be more successful, please consider that doing so may actually be unproductive without a proper frame of reference:

We wake each day on a quest for personal validation that we apparently believe is found in someone’s definition of...


“To quote Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, ‘Every man and woman is born into this world to do something unique and distinctive and if he or she does not do it, it will never be done” . . . said Ms. Pat Lottier, publisher, Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine. “Our HOF inductees have taken unique steps to favorably...


Written by Scott Neumyer

If you’re a fan of the 2012 Academy Award Best Picture winner Argo, then you probably know the name Tony Mendez. Portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film, Mendez is the CIA officer who was instrumental in the Argo operation that helped rescue six American hostages in Tehran...


I get a lot of gift cards, and I bet you do, too.

Since it’s often hard to buy for people, our friends and relatives have resorted to giving us these cards. Once seen as the lazy person’s go-to present, gift cards have become a practical and acceptable way to give.

This holiday season, eight in 10...


Reviewed by Markos Papadatos

Scott MacIntyre, an alum of the reality singing competition "American Idol," released his holiday album "Christmas in Paris," on November 19.

It commences with the haunting "O Come, O Come Emmanuel" and it is followed by "We Three Kings."

His album includes the uplifting...


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Radio host Glenn Beck shared Wednesday an incredible story of wartime bravery and charity — and you’ve probably never heard of it.

The story, dating back to the American Civil War, involves neither gun nor bayonet, but water.

“I want to tell you a story that we left out of the book Miracles and...


Written by Roxanne Roberts with Emily Yahr

The flood of stories on the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination dropped off dramatically this weekend, after nonstop coverage of the death and its aftermath. But for Clint Hill, the story never really goes away.

Hill was the Secret Service...