A new tool puts the Bay Area's high housing prices into perspective. Andria Borba tells us it shows most people couldn't afford to buy or rent their own homes if they had to pay at today's prices.
Housing Calculator Shows Many Bay Area Residents Couldn't Afford Their Own HomesA new tool puts the Bay Area's high housing prices into perspective. Andria Borba tells us it shows most people couldn't afford to buy or rent their own homes if they had to pay at today's prices.
Making Waves College & Alumni Program Teaches Families How To Finance Higher EducationIvette Chavez, Director of Financial Services for Making Waves College and Alumni Program, talks to Bay Area Focus about the challenges of college financing and how CAP is helping educate students and families.
SF Real Estate Tougher To Navigate With Talk Of IPOs Amid Market SlowdownSan Francisco's real estate market is about to get even tougher to navigate. Wilson Walker breaks down the mixed signals buyers and sellers are facing these days.
San Jose Explores Creating Its Own Community BankSome San Jose city councilmembers say the city's current bank, Wells Fargo, and its prospective new bank, Chase, both have ethical and wage violation problems. The city is now exploring creating its own community bank. Len Ramirez reports. (3-19-2019)
Many Couples Say Hiding Money Is Like Infidelity - Or WorseHave you ever lied to your partner about money? A new survey finds millions of Americans do it and such "financial infidelity" can be toxic. Betty Yu reports. (2-14-19)
Menlo Park Luxury Jeweler Is First In World To Accept CryptocurrencyStephen Silver inside the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel is known for selling rare, ultra-high end jewelry and watches. Betty Yu says it's also the first jewelry store in the world to accept digital money.
Prices Going Up As Unemployment Hits Historic Lows In CaliforniaCalifornia's jobless rate is at it's lowest level in 40 years. The numbers are even better in the Bay Area. But as Devin Fehely reports, not everyone is benefiting form the boon.
IRS Extends Tax Deadline After E-File System CrashesLast-minute tax filers got an eleventh-hour reprieve Tuesday after the IRS web site crashed. Kiet Do reports. (4/17/18)
Facebook's Failure To Protect Users Leads To Stock DropLegislators speak out and Facebook stock drops amid Cambridge Analytica debacle and user data concerns. Kiet Do reports. (3/19/18)
SJSU Professor Says High-Frequency Trading Contributed To Market MeltdownWells Fargo Bank is among the largest losers in the February market meltdown. Mark Sayers reports. (2/5/18)
Legacy Shield App Helps You Plan Your EstateCEO Michael Babikian talks to Bay Sunday host Kenny Choi about a new cloud-based app called Legacy Shield, that helps you plan your estate.
Tech Investor Ellen Pao's New Book Takes On Silicon Valley Sexism'Reset' is about not only her famous lawsuit but about racism and gender discrimination in the workplace. Kiet Do reports. (9/19/17)
ConsumerWatch: Cash or Credit?SF-based Visa is encouraging retailers to get rid of cash, a trend which can be good and bad for consumers. Julie Watts reports. (7-13-17)
Experts Offer Tax Tips With April 15th ApproachingJulie Watts reports on experts providing advice about income taxes with fast approach of April 15th (3-6-2017)
A 'Biblically-Responsible Investing' Company Avoids Companies Advocating For LGBTQ RightsA new investment company won't buy shares of companies actively advocating for LGBTQ rights. John Ramos reports. (3/1/17)
Being Unable To Pay Back Student Loans Back Has Become The New NormalThe number of students who are unable to pay back their college loans is skyrocketing. Veronica De La Cruz reports. (1/19/17)
Michael Dermer, Author Of The Lonely EntrepreneurBay Sunday host Kenny Choi talks to author Michael Dermer about his book, The Lonely Entrepreneur.
Some Ex-Employees Sue Wells Fargo, Others Invited To Return To WorkSome former Wells Fargo employees are suing, while others may be offered their jobs back. Julie Watts reports. (11/3/16)
Bay Area Reactions To BrexitAfter Britons voted on Thursday to leave the EU, markets collapsed around the world and most Silicon Valley companies' shares fell in price. Betty Yu talked to a San Jose State University economist about what lies ahead for tech ... also, Pres. Obama addressed the issue during a speech at Stanford. (6-24-16)
$99 Flights to Iceland? What's the Catch?Ultra-low cost carrier, Wow Airlines, will soon start flying out of SFO and LAX. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, December 12. The carrier is promising fares as low at $99 to Iceland.
K.O. Movie Review: "The Big Short"The K.O. Movie Team of Hooman Khalili & Marcus Osborne review “The Big Short” starring Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Steve Carrell, and Ryan Gosling. (12/10/2015)
Bay Area Startup Aims to Make Dealing with Bureaucracies EasierTwo Bay Area twenty-somethings have come up with a unique business: For $5, they'll say they'll help you cancel your Comcast service in five minutes.
"Sold" Car Comes Back to Haunt Original OwnerA Bay Area man learned the hard way that the car he thought he sold to a junkyard ended up back on the streets. Julie Watts reports (08/12/15)
State Officials Consider A Special Bank For The Pot IndustryState officials are considering ways to deal with the cash-only cannabis industry. A state-run bank would be a solution.