U.S. Money News

  • 5 Things to Know About Tax Refund Advances
    You could receive cash immediately as you wait for your refund, but should you?
    - 10 days ago, 7 Feb 19, 6:33pm -
  • Your Guide to Purchasing Rental Car Insurance
    Depending on your situation, a loss damage waiver may be worth the cost.
    - 10 days ago, 7 Feb 19, 5:09pm -
  • 10 Romantic Movies to Stream for Free on Valentine's Day
    There's no need to pay for a movie rental this Valentine's Day.
    - 10 days ago, 7 Feb 19, 3:59pm -
  • Banco Popular de Puerto Rico Avianca Vuela Visa Card
    Read U.S. News' 2019 review of the Banco Popular de Puerto Rico Avianca Vuela Visa Card. Learn about this credit card's best features, drawbacks and compare to other popular cards on the market.
    - 11 days ago, 6 Feb 19, 4:53pm -
  • The Pros and Cons of Retirement Housing Options
    Think through the financial details before choosing a location for retirement.
    - 11 days ago, 6 Feb 19, 3:23pm -
  • How to Determine Your Disposable Income
    Figuring out your disposable and discretionary income can help improve your budget.
    - 12 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 7:16pm -
  • The Platinum Card from American Express
    Read U.S. News' 2019 review of The Platinum Card from American Express. Learn about this credit card's best features, drawbacks and compare to other popular cards on the market.
    - 12 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 6:52pm -
  • How to File Taxes for Free
    Your guide to filing your taxes free of charge.
    - 12 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 3:42pm -
  • Secured Credit Cards
    Find the best secured credit card to begin rebuilding your credit.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • Credit Cards for Bad Credit
    Find the right credit card for you and learn how to improve your credit score.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • Credit Cards Without Balance Transfer Fees
    Find out which balance transfer credit cards can help you pay down debt faster.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • Starter Credit Cards
    Find a credit card to help you learn about and manage credit.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • Military Credit Cards
    Discover U.S. News' picks for the best military credit cards. Compare types of rewards credit cards and learn expert strategies to maximize your earnings.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • The Best Credit Cards for Fair Credit
    Find the best credit card you can qualify for with fair credit.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • Unsecured Credit Cards
    Find the best unsecured card to begin rebuilding your credit.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards
    Find the best credit card with no foreign transaction fee to save money while traveling abroad.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • Sign-up Bonus Credit Cards
    Find the best sign-up bonuses for all types of credit cards.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • No-Annual-Fee Credit Cards
    Find the best credit card with no annual fee that earns rewards, benefits and more.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • Credit Cards with High Credit Limits
    If you have very good credit, you may be able to qualify for one of these high-limit cards.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:30pm -
  • Best Credit Cards for Excellent Credit
    Excellent credit can open doors to top-tier rewards and benefits.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 8:10pm -
  • Best Credit Cards With an Annual Bonus
    Annual bonus cards have a bonus that offers value every year, not just at sign-up.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 6:15pm -
  • Best 5 Percent Cash Back Cards
    Earn above-average rewards on everyday purchases with 5 percent cash back cards.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 4:19pm -
  • How to Find an Old 401(k) Account
    Try these strategies to track down a 401(k) plan with a previous employer.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 3:34pm -
  • How Investing Impacts Your Tax Bill
    Know how investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, cryptocurrency and other vehicles impacts your taxes.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 3:28pm -
  • Best Grocery Credit Cards
    Earn cash back, points or airline miles for shopping at the grocery store.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 3:12pm -
  • Travel Insurance Credit Cards
    The right credit card can cover you when your trip doesn't go as planned.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 2:30pm -
  • Gas Credit Cards
    Find the best gas credit card to earn rewards and save money at the pump.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • How to Find the Best Reverse Mortgage Lender
    Find out if you can benefit from a reverse mortgage and what to look for in a lender.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • How to Get a Mortgage With No Down Payment
    Learn about your options for buying a home with no money down.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Personal Loans
    Choose from the best lenders offering personal loans for debt consolidation, small business, home repairs and more.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Bad Credit Loans
    Get approved for a loan with bad credit and find out what rates and fees you can expect.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Mortgage Rates
    View today's mortgage rates for a wide variety of products and find the best rates for your needs. Save thousands of dollars over the life of your loan.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • VA Loans
    Qualify for a VA loan with no down payment, lower credit score requirements and additional benefits.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Zero Percent APR Credit Cards
    Zero percent APR cards can help you save on interest during the introductory period.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Cash Back Credit Cards
    Find the best cash back credit card for your spending habits.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Rewards Credit Cards
    Find the best rewards credit card for your credit and spending habits.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Mortgage Lenders
    Learn about the mortgage loan process and how you can find the best lender for your mortgage.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Home Improvement Loans
    Find out how to qualify for the best home improvement loans and compare financing options to increase your home's value.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Airline Credit Cards
    Find the best airline credit card to earn free flights, loyalty perks and more.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Debt Consolidation Loans
    Manage debt with a debt consolidation loan to lower your interest and save on monthly payments.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Debt Settlement Companies
    Debt settlement has major risks and drawbacks, but can be a last-ditch option for those buried in debt.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Hotel Credit Cards
    Find the best hotel credit cards to earn free stays, loyalty perks and more.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Unsecured Business Loans
    Discover the benefits and risks of unsecured business loans as an option for financing your business.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Student Credit Cards
    Find the best credit card for college students with little or no credit history.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Private Student Loans
    Find out how you can get the right student loan to pay for your college expenses.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Balance Transfer Credit Cards
    Find the best credit card with zero percent APR promotional periods on balance transfers to save on interest and reduce your debt.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Getting Student Loans Without a Co-Signer
    Learn how to get money for school if you don't have a co-signer for student loans.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Mortgage Refinance Lenders
    Find out how you can refinance your mortgage and get a lower rate, access cash or lock in a low rate.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Bad Credit Loans for Small Businesses
    Get a small business loan with bad credit to start or grow your business.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
  • Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Lenders
    Find the best 5/1 ARM loans and understand if an adjustable-rate mortgage makes sense for you.
    - 13 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 1:00pm -

CNCB Personal Finance Headlines

NPR Personal Finance

  • What Does "National Emergency" Actually Mean?
    President Trump asked Congress for funds to build an extension of the wall on the border with Mexico. Congress refused, so Trump declared a national emergency. But what does that mean?
    - 2 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 10:25pm -
  • Is Venmo Changing Your Money Habits? Tell Us About It
    Has Venmo changed the way you talk to your friends? And do you have questions about how to use it?
    - 2 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 7:13pm -
  • Your Questions, Answered â�¤ï¸�
    Today we answer listener questions about age discrimination; how work hours are counted; and whether the economy is running out of people to take jobs.
    - 2 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 11:04pm -
  • Americans Tightened Their Belts, And It Might Hurt Economic Numbers Important To Trump
    What started off as a strong holiday shopping season ended with a whimper, as December retail sales posted the sharpest drop in nine years. That could mean GDP growth will miss the president's target.
    - 2 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 10:46pm -
  • Anger, Confusion Over Dwindling Refunds. Is Trump's Tax Plan To Blame?
    Tax refunds so far have been smaller than last year's. Some taxpayers kept a bigger share of their income, but for others it reflects an overhaul that rewarded high earners the most.
    - 3 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 3:46pm -
  • The Strike That Changed U.S. Labor
    The 1937 agreement between GM and the United Auto Workers union ushered in a period of strength for organized labor. Today, labor is nowhere near as powerful as it used to be. What happened?
    - 3 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 10:59pm -
  • Lufthansa Airlines Sues Customer Who Skipped Part Of His Return Flight
    The Lufthansa passenger paid around $741 to fly business class from Oslo to Seattle and back. But on his return trip, he got off in Germany — and the airline wants him to pay more than $2,000.
    - 4 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 7:57pm -
  • Americans Lost $143 Million In Online Relationship Scams Last Year
    The Federal Trade Commission says Americans who fell for online romance scams reported losing a median $2,600 each — far more than other types of scams.
    - 4 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 11:59am -
  • Fortnite Vs. Backpack Kid: Dance Battle Royale
    An Instagram celebrity and a video game company are battling over who gets to own a dance move once it goes viral.
    - 5 days ago, 12 Feb 19, 9:16pm -
  • How Violence Limits Economic Activity
    Economist Lisa Cook examined how race riots, lynchings, and segregation at the turn of the 20th century reduced the number of patents filed by African-Americans.
    - 6 days ago, 11 Feb 19, 10:35pm -
  • Sweden's Cashless Experiment: Is It Too Much Too Fast?
    In Sweden, few people use cash anymore. Most people pay by card, online or with digital apps, and that trend is spurring a new debate on whether going cashless is fair for everyone.
    - 6 days ago, 11 Feb 19, 9:22pm -
  • Small Town Boom
    Small towns in rural areas across America are seeing a regeneration to advance technology, jobs and economic prospects.
    - 9 days ago, 8 Feb 19, 8:44pm -
  • The Disease Detectives
    The dedicated officers of the epidemic intelligence service are foot soldiers in a relentless battle against infectious disease.
    - 9 days ago, 7 Feb 19, 10:54pm -
  • India's Poverty Paradox
    India's government has proposed a plan to pay some of the country's poorest farmers a guaranteed income. What would this mean for the country's economy?
    - 11 days ago, 6 Feb 19, 10:33pm -
  • The Fed's Sweet Spot For Interest Rates
    Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says inflation isn't a problem right now, and that the short term interest rate, at 2.5 percent, is right where it should be.
    - 11 days ago, 5 Feb 19, 10:53pm -