This week’s money news

This week’s top story: Smart Money podcast on social media shopping tips, and investing spare cash. In other news: Student debt canceled for 804k longtime borrowers, stop using paper checks, and Hollywood on strike 2023.

Smart Money Podcast: Social Media Shopping Tips, and Investing Spare Cash
Personal finance Nerd Kimberly Palmer joins hosts Sean Pyles and Liz Weston for a look at how your social media feed may be leading you to spend more money than you should.

Student Debt Canceled for 804K Longtime Borrowers
The Education Department is forgiving $39 billion in student debt — with more relief expected this year.

Stop Using Paper Checks, Already
Check fraud tied to mail theft is on the rise. Take these steps to keep your payments (and bank account) safe.

Hollywood on Strike 2023: What Happens Next?
Roll up the red carpet because Hollywood is officially on strike.