The best gadgets for students under $50

The little things can get you when you’re in college. You arrive on campus, fresh and ready to go, but before you know it, you’re a few weeks into the new semester and you have...

Central banks can’t get enough stimulus

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. The European Central Bank has unveiled a new strategy following an 18-month review...

Stocks surge after Biden announces infrastructure agreement

Stocks rallied Thursday after President Joe Biden announced a bipartisan agreement on an infrastructure deal. The S&P 500 (SPX) and Nasdaq Composite (COMP) hit new record highs and the Dow (INDU) climbed more than 320 points. "We...

Amazon Prime Day 2021: All the most exciting Nintendo Switch games to shop on...

Amazon Prime Day 2021 is here and with it comes with tons of awesome deals on Nintendo Switch games. Whether it's taking down Gannondorf in The Legend of Zelda or racing your friends in Mario...

Lydia partners with Cashbee to add savings accounts

French startup Lydia is better known as the dominant app for peer-to-peer payments. But the company has been adding more features, such as a debit card, account aggregation, donations, money pots and more. This week,...

5 big money risks in retirement you should know and prepare for now

Planning for retirement can be tricky. It requires sacrifice in terms of saving money over many years, shrewdness in investing it and discipline in withdrawing it cautiously. In addition, you must deal with uncertainties such as...

You’re not stuck with a rate: Here are 2 ways to reduce the interest...

Credit cards can be a great tool for earning rewards, but there's a big downside to using them. The interest rate you'll pay tends to be very high a lot of the time. If you never...

How to get your bank to waive your credit card annual fee

As a financial writer, I'm always looking for opportunities to save money. Some of the techniques require more work than others. But there's one really simple step I take every year that saves me $95:...

How investors can protect themselves from rising prices

Inflation is all that the market seems to care about these days. Wages are rising, consumer prices are surging — and investors are worried the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates faster than expected to...

Mortgage rates are falling again

The mortgage rate for 30-year mortgages fell slightly over the past week, marking three straight weeks rates remained below 3%. The average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 2.96%, according to Freddie Mac....

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