• Don't be afraid of bank loan play: Expert     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    Mark Okada, Highland Capital, reveals where he is finding opportunity in bank loans.

  • Bank of America to lower threshold for rewards Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 5:31 AM ET
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    Bank of America will announce it will lower the threshold for consumers who qualify for discounts on loans and other benefits.

  • June 16- Payment processor Wex Inc said it would buy privately held peer Evolution1 for $532.5 million in cash to strengthen its position in the healthcare payment processing market. The deal, expected to close in the third quarter, would be funded through cash on hand and existing credit facility, Wex said in a statement on Monday.

  • Loans with few strings attached reach record level Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    Bank lending to companies with few restrictions has surged back, but does the record issuance of cov-lite loans mean defaults are near?

  • Santelli Exchange: Real cost of federal loans     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.), discuss fair-value accounting in government loan programs. Garrett also comments on the future of the GOP.

  • The cost of being a parent     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    The high cost of putting your child's wants before your own needs.

  • Is it too expensive to be poor in America? Saturday, 31 May 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    Katrina Gilbert of Tennessee has been caught in the vicious cycle of payday loans.

    Many working poor Americans fall into the cycle of payday loans, which can trigger deeper debt. A search for financial solutions.

  • Credit default rates at post-recession low Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    Americans defaulted at the lowest rates last month since before the recession rocked the U.S. economy, according to a new report.

  • 'Best way' to create systemic poverty     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    Jeff Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners, says the growth in auto and student loan debt are the best ways to create systemic poverty in the U.S.

  • April housing starts up 13.2%     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on housing. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank, provide perspective

  • William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, provides an update on the housing market. Inventories are tight and home prices have gone up, says Emerson.

  • John Aziz, TheWeek.com business reporter, discusses how the financial illiteracy in the U.S. impacts mortgages and the housing sector.

  • 'Unbanked' poor: Opening an account the hard part Monday, 12 May 2014 | 10:30 AM ET
    When she went off to college, then 18-year-old Luann Algoso applied for several credit cards and ran up considerable debt, resulting in her bank account being closed when she was 21.

    Clawing back and becoming "rebanked" is a daunting task for poor Americans, since the alternative is an expensive burden on already-strained finances.

  • Lending Club helps payoff personal debt     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    Renaud Laplanche, Lending Club founder & CEO, discusses the company's newly formed strategic alliance formed with Union Bank. Laplanche also explains how they help pay off student loans and credit card debt.

  • Pioneering peer-to-peer lending     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    Aaron Vermut, Prosper Marketplace CEO, discusses the company's alternative online lending platform and strong growth in the sector.

  • NYC merchants still waiting on Sandy aid Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    Hundreds of New York City business owners whose storefronts were damaged by Hurricane Sandy more than a year ago are still waiting for federal aid.

  • Payday loans trap people in ‘spider webs of debt' Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    A new report finds that the vast majority of short-term payday loans—4 out of 5—are not paid off within 14 days and are rolled-over or renewed.

  • Power Rundown: Mary Barra & San Fran's lending     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    "The Profit" host Marcus Lemonis shares his opinions on General Motors CEO Mary Barra's handling of the recall investigations, as well as news San Francisco will lend up to $200,000 to first time home buyers.

  • Nationstar can handle growth: Pro     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    Hayman Capital Management founder and managing partner Kyle Bass claims some of New York regulator Ben Lawsky's scrutiny on Nationstar is motivated by his political position in New York.

  • Hayman Capital ups Nationstar stake     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    Hayman Capital Management founder and managing partner Kyle Bass provides insight into his firm's increased stake in Nationstar Mortgage, despite the company being under scrutiny by New York regulator Ben Lawsky.