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January 23, 2020
New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses
New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that ...
January 15, 2020
Bank of America 4Q profits fall with lower interest rates
Consumer banking giant Bank of America said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profits fell 4% from a year ago, as the bank ...
January 14, 2020
Visa buys financial technology company Plaid for $5.3B
Visa is purchasing the financial technology company Plaid for $5.3 billion, a major push by the payment processing giant into ...
January 08, 2020
US consumers took it easy on their credit cards in November
U.S. consumers slowed their borrowing in November, mainly by piling up less credit card debt. The Federal Reserve said ...
January 08, 2020
Warren's new bankruptcy plan could spark a clash with Biden
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is promising to remake the nation’s consumer bankruptcy system if elected president, returning to her ...
December 30, 2019
Liz Weston: When leasing a car is the more frugal option
If you need a car, the most frugal option is to buy one that’s 2 to 3 years old, pay cash and drive it until the wheels fall ...
December 20, 2019
Wawa says data breach affected thousands over 10 months
The Wawa convenience store chain says a data breach may have collected debit and credit card information from thousands of ...
December 12, 2019
US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year loan at 3.73%
U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week. Still, rates remain at historically low levels as a lure to prospective ...
December 06, 2019
Hitting the plastic: US credit card use jumped in October
U.S. consumers ramped up their credit card spending in October. The Federal Reserve said Friday that total consumer borrowing ...
December 03, 2019
For banks, data on your spending habits could be a gold mine
There’s a powerful new player watching what you buy so it can tailor product offerings for you: the bank behind your credit ...
November 21, 2019
Wipe out credit card debt by setting SMART goals
Shatoria Smith was tired of the $5,000 in credit card debt she felt was blocking her from reaching her financial goals.
November 14, 2019
US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 3.75%
U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week amid optimism over prospects for the U.S. economy. Rates remain at historically ...
November 10, 2019
NY regulator vows to investigate Apple Card for sex bias
A New York regulator is investigating Goldman Sachs for possible sex discrimination in the way it sets credit limits.
November 06, 2019
Fewer protections come with digital payments like Apple Cash
My desperation to see Ariana Grande in concert created the perfect trap. Instead of seeing her sing about love and loss, I ...
November 04, 2019
Liz Weston: Speedier payment systems could curb your costs
Here's an illustration of the many ways slow payment systems can inconvenience you and cost you money. Let's say Homer is two ...
October 25, 2019
Correction: AmEx Green Card-50 Years story
In a story Oct. 24 about American Express' new Green Card, The Associated Press misidentified credit card industry expert ...
October 18, 2019
American Express 3Q profits rise 8%
American Express's third-quarter profits rose by 8%, the credit card company said Friday, as its members spent more on its ...
October 15, 2019
JPMorgan Chase 3Q profits up 8% but loan growth slows
JPMorgan's third-quarter profit grew 8% thanks to higher interest rates and strong performance at its investment banking ...
September 18, 2019
What the Fed's rate cut means for you
The Federal Reserve has cut its benchmark interest rate again, big news for the U.S. economy but something that will likely ...
September 10, 2019
Officials spar with senators over plan for mortgage giants
Trump administration officials on Tuesday defended their plan to Congress for ending government control of mortgage finance ...
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