Sharon Epperson is the personal finance correspondent for CNBC. She has written for numerous publications, including USA Today , Time , the Wall Street Journal , the Washington Post , the Boston Globe , Essence , and Self . Her reports also appear on NBC's Nightly News , the Today show , Early Today , MSNBC , and various NBC affiliates nationwide. She has won a variety of awards, including the Gracie Allen Award from the American Women in Radio and Television, the Vanguard Award from the National Urban League, and the New York Black Journalists First Place Award for Business Reporting. She and her husband, Christopher John Farley, live in Westchester County, New York with their two children.