This week’s money news

This week’s top story: Smart Money podcast on money scams, and renting credit card tradelines for cash. In other news: AI and hiring decisions,  June 2023 rent report, and CFPB warning that student loan borrowers will struggle with repayment.

Smart Money Podcast: Money Scams, and Renting Credit Card Tradelines for Cash
This week’s episode starts with a discussion about new scams, including Google Voice and AI scams.

AI Could Prevent Hiring Bias — Unless It Makes It Worse
Advocates say AI can eliminate human biases in hiring. Skeptics point out that AI tools are trained by … humans.

June Rent Report: Rent Growth Is Cooling, but Prices Remain High
The May data, released June 6, shows typical rent prices in the U.S. are now $2,048.

Student Loan Borrowers Will Struggle With Repayment, CFPB Warns
One in five borrowers could struggle when student loan payments resume later this summer.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

check-credit-report-easilyToday’s top story: Five credit reports you may not know about. Also in the news: Money gift ideas for the holidays, why your nest egg could be at risk next year, and the top money scams affecting your pocketbook.

5 Credit Reports You Don’t Know About But Should
How’s your casino credit?

5 Money Gift Ideas for the Holidays
Financially creative gift giving.

5 Reasons Why Your Nest Egg Could be at Risk in 2016
Looking towards the future.

12 Top Scams Affecting Your Pocketbook
The latest scams you need to watch out for.