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Resources, Perspectives & Insights from PNC

    Five Steps to Take Before Going from Two Incomes to One
    Learn how to determine whether your family can thrive on one income.
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    Should You Pity the Penny?
    Are the poor penny’s days numbered? This Q&A with PNC’s Karen Morgan covers this copper-plated conundrum.
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    Traveling Abroad? Here’s the Scoop on Cash
    Planning to use a foreign currency can open a world of unknowns for travelers. Here’s what you need to know to get the best deal before and after you leave.
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    Real Cash Chronicle: Here’s How I Spend, Save and Invest
    One young banker is on the road to financial independence but wants to know how she can do better.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Natural Disasters Bring Increased Fraud – How to Beware of Scammers
    Learn why natural disasters, such as Hurricanes, pose an additional risk of fraud to consumers. 
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    Are You Financially Prepared for a Natural Disaster?
    PNC shares seven ways to prepare and protect your finances ahead of an emergency.
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    Alliance with Donors Choose Benefits Thousands of Pre-K Children
    Fall match builds on the success of an alliance with DonorsChoose.org to fund Pre-K classroom projects.
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    ATM Alert
    These tips can help protect your debit and credit cards from skimmers and shimmers.
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    Concerned About Rising Mortgage Rates? Borrowers Have Options
    Some home buyers are considering tried and true options for financing a home.
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    Does It Make Sense to Delay Retirement?
    The realities of retirement are evolving. Some people simply don’t want to stop working, while others find it’s financially beneficial to delay retirement.
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    How to Choose a Mortgage Loan Officer
    A mortgage loan officer is an integral part of any real estate buyer’s team. Here’s what to look for when choosing one.
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    How to Teach High School Students About Money
    There’s no better time to impart critically important financial lessons on your children than when they are teenagers.
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    Chip Burning Sparks Concern for Consumers
    Learn the warning signs of potential chip card tampering before activating your new or replacement debit and credit cards.
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    Responsible Investing Grows More Popular with Investors
    Responsible investing allows you to invest in ways that align with your values without sacrificing financial performance.
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    Freshman 15 of Financial Fitness
    Start the school year off on the right foot with these tips to help keep your finances in good shape.
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    Real Cash Chronicle: Here’s How I Spend, Save and Invest
    One couple at the beginning of their careers have defined short- and long-term goals.
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    Five Ways to Beat the Heat in a Hot Housing Market
    PNC’s Staci Titsworth shares five tips to help you go from prospective buyer to happy homeowner.
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    Jackpotting: No Longer Just for Slot Machines
    PNC’s fraud teams are working to prevent a new type of ATM scam.
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    Secure Your Cell Phone Against SMiShing
    Be alert for text messages from unknown sources. It could be a scam compromising your personal information.
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    A Dream Becomes Reality Through Nonprofit Financing
    A new health center is under construction thanks to innovative community development banking.
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    Student Loans 101: Paying Down Your Principal
    Study these tips to help you pay off your student loans ahead of time, which could save you money.
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    How to Determine if Your Life Insurance Fits Your Needs
    You should check in on your life insurance regularly to be sure your coverage is sufficient.
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    How to Cut Years Off of the Mortgage of your Home, Sweet, Home
    By making just one extra mortgage payment per year you can save thousands of dollars in interest.
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    Financial Tips for Millennial Job Hoppers
    Millennials who frequently switch jobs can reap the benefits if they make financially sound decisions throughout each transition.
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    How to Reach Your Retirement Goals
    Retirement may seem far away, but you can’t afford to put off planning. Here's a quick check to see if you’re on track.
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    Super Savers Reveal Strategies to Keep More Money
    Super savers use strategies that are simple, effective and livable. What can we learn from them?
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    Is it Time to Thaw Your Credit Report?
    If you froze your credit report after a data breach, here are three things to know before making the decision to unfreeze.
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    PNC Line of Credit Leads to Presidential Discovery
    What happens when a family expands the basement of their historic home in Alexandria, VA? A presidential discovery, of course!
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    Four Steps to Help you Achieve Financial Independence
    Here’s how to define and achieve true financial freedom.
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    PNC Honored for Advancing Diversity and Equal Opportunity
    PNC awarded the A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award from the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights.
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    High School Students Tackle Financial Education Basics
    PNC is bringing financial education to campus and introducing basic money management concepts, one classroom at a time.
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    What the Fed Rate Hike Means for Small Businesses
    The Federal Reserve voted to again raise interest rates. PNC shares what it could mean for your small business.
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    Rising Interest Rates: What Bank Customers Need To Know
    The cost of borrowing may increase, but there is a silver lining.
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    Are Male and Female Millennials on the Same Page Financially?
    Survey reveals how the financial habits and attitudes of male and female millennials differ.
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    What’s in a Name?
    Changing your name can affect your life, but for some, something so simple can prove to be so difficult.
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    In Case of Emergency: 5 Tips to Boost Your Savings
    It never hurts to prepare for the worst. Here are some tips for building an emergency savings fund. 
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    Leading the Fight Against Fraud Frustration
    Enhancements help improve customer experience, reduce point-of-sale declines and fraud losses.
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    Out with Old, In with New Receivables Tips
    Small businesses can refresh accounts receivables with four tips for how to help collect money faster and improve cash flow.
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  • Loose Change
    Opening an Account for Your Child
    Start now! It’s never too early to begin saving for your child’s future.
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    Ready or Not, Here Comes the Great Wealth Transfer
    Boomers will be passing approximately $59 trillion in wealth to their millennial children and beneficiaries. How can you plan for the Great Wealth Transfer?
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    A Water Crisis Promotes Early Childhood Education and Health
    How a team approach financed and constructed a new school in remarkable time.
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    Are Millennials Financially Ready for the Future?
    Survey finds Millennials’ long-term financial attitudes and habits were greatly impacted by what they were taught as children.
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    Paying By Card? You Might Not Need to Sign
    You may not have to sign for your in-store credit or debit card purchases. Here are four things to know about the change.
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    How Safe are P2P Payments?
    Person-to-person (P2P) payments are growing in popularity. Keep your money safe when using P2P payments with these tips.
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    Financial Habits that New Graduates Should Adopt
    Your first job presents an opportunity to set yourself up for future financial success. PNC offers tips to help you get there. 
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    Small Businesses Reap Benefits from Mobile Payments
    Four unexpected benefits when a small business offers mobile payments to customers.
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    When Apps Go Rogue
    Stay alert! Help protect your mobile devices from malicious apps.
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    How to Spring Clean Your Finances
    Your spring to-do list shouldn’t be limited to your home. Now is the perfect time to give your finances a deep cleaning. 
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    PNC Publishes 2017 CSR Report

    The report details the company’s environmental, social and governance priorities and highlights our progress against the goals we’ve set.


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    Branch Services You May Not Have Thought About
    Branches remain an integral part of the customer banking experience and provide services you may not realize.
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    Do You Know the Basics of Financial Literacy?
    Finding out what you know (and don’t know) can help you take the first step toward mastering your money.
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    Impact of Tax Reform on Businesses: Verdict Still Out
    Small and mid-size business leaders expect positive impact from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, but are unsure of the extent.
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    Business Owners Show Record-High Optimism
    Optimism is running at historic highs in all categories evaluated by The PNC Financial Services Group in the 15-year history of the PNC Economic Outlook.
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    Protect Your Paycheck from New Phishing Scam
    Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf can teach us an unexpected lesson about identity thieves and a new threat targeting payroll information.
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    Programs to Make Home Buying More Affordable
    For a variety of income levels, there are affordable ways to become a homeowner without chipping away a big chunk of your budget.
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    Launching Big Ideas
    Happy Valley LaunchBox, Powered by PNC Bank, helps entrepreneurs make their dreams a reality.
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    Can You Handle a Healthcare Crisis in Retirement?
    Most save for retirement and dream of doing fun things like travel. Yet unexpected healthcare costs can derail your plans. Here’s what to consider.
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    Women in Business Find Allies at PNC
    Thirty years ago, women couldn’t access financial resources to start a business. Today, women-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing segments.
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    How to Control Vacation Spending Before Hitting the Road
    Unexpected costs could take bite out of your budget.
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    Keep Calm and Read On: How to Handle Bumpy Markets
    Regardless of your age, investing acumen or account size, these tips may help you weather the storm.
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    Does Daylight Saving Time Affect the Economy?
    Daylight Saving Time has perceived effects on health and crime, but its impact on the economy is ultimately inconclusive, PNC economist says.
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    How to Steer Clear of Ticket Fraud
    When you’re looking to score those hard-to-get tickets, these tips are just the ticket to help avoid fraud.
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    Student Loan Debt Doesn’t Have to Control Your Checkbook
    Student loan debt doesn’t have to be overwhelming and expensive. Consider a variety of tools to help manage it.
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    How to Make Youth Sports More Affordable
    Youth sports is a multi-billion dollar industry. PNC shares tips for making the cost work for your budget.
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    How to Plan for a Longer Life
    The phrase “50 is the new 30” is much more than a state of mind. People are living longer, presenting a number of financial opportunities and challenges.
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    Empowering Kids to Learn About Money
    It’s never too early to teach kids about saving money. PNC’s School Bank Program offers on-site learning to enhance classroom curriculum.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Providing for a Loved One with a Disability
    Planning to financially support a loved one with a disability is a necessary endeavor that may be expensive.
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  • Innovation & Security
    How to Identify Tax Refund Identity Theft Warning Signs
    Use these tips to help fend off thieves when it comes to your identity so they don’t get a tax refund from Uncle Sam on your behalf.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Tax Reform Bill or Annual Bonus? Pay Raise? Five Things to Think About
    Before you spend any newfound or unexpected funds, consider these options.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How to Develop and Finally Stick to a Budget
    Creating a budget you can actually stick to is all about building strong habits. Follow these six simple steps and create a budget that works for your lifestyle.
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  • Innovation & Security
    You’ve Been Hacked! Seven Tips to Help Detect and Take Back Control
    Learn some of the warning signs that you may have been hacked and tips you can use to help take back control. 
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  • Loose Change
    How Long Should You Keep Financial Records?
    Here’s a guide to help you think through how to keep and store your most important documents, but also know what you can shred.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Why Does the U.S. Dollar $ign Look the Way it Does?
    You know what the U.S. dollar sign looks like, but do you know why? Explore the history behind some of the world’s currency symbols.
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  • Community
    30 Million Reasons to Focus on Vocabulary
    PNC has extended its successful multi-city vocabulary initiative with an additional $3.65 million investment.
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  • Community
    Putting the Wheels in Motion This Holiday Season
    Christmas comes early for Vehicles for Change car recipients in Maryland.
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  • Community
    Academy of Hope Helps Adults Better Their Lives through Education
    A special adult public charter school provides help for those who want to help themselves.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Top Six New Year’s Resolutions to Protect Your Identity
    Add a cybersecurity resolution to help protect your personal information from identity thieves this coming year.
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  • Community
    At PNC, 2020 is Already Here
    PNC met its carbon emissions and energy reduction goals for 2020 ahead of schedule. Now, the company is raising the bar for 2035.
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  • Loose Change
    Try These Savings Hacks That Really Pay Off
    If you’ve tried and tried, but don’t save on a regular basis, try one of these tips and celebrate the New Year with a savings plan that works.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How to Maximize Gifts to Charity
    With many worthy causes pulling on your heart-strings this holiday season, here’s how to talk to your family about choosing which causes to support.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Loan Officer Helps New Residents Find Home, Sweet Home
    Bela Singh, a mortgage loan officer with PNC, helps new American residents navigate the home mortgage process.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    A Merry Holiday Season for the Economy
    Consumer spending shifts away from goods toward services, yet online sales continue to rise.
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    Be Aware of These 6 Holiday Ho Ho Hoaxes
    From Black Friday to December’s last days, keep yourself fraud-free this season by learning common holiday scams and tips to protect yourself.
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    Veterans Wanted for New Businesses
    Veterans share insight into how military training and skills can help to successfully launch small businesses.
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    How to Create a Stable, Satisfying Retirement
    Setting goals, making a plan and monitoring are vital when looking toward retirement.
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    A Soldier's Best Friend
    Service dogs are helping wounded veterans transition to civilian life. The impact of the dogs is dramatic as lives are saved.
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    Wounded Veteran Receives Mortgage-Free Home
    After a 22-year career serving his country, retired combat veteran Sgt. James Davis receives a rare gift – a home donated in honor of his sacrifice.
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    Business Aviation: More Than Just A First Class Seat
    While the aviation industry continues to improve, companies and individuals use business aircraft to boost the bottom line.
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    Five Benefits to Using a Mobile Wallet
    Mobile wallets are a relatively new payment option (compared to cash and checks) that can offer some serious benefits.
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    The Future: Your Health Savings Account Could Help Fund It
    Health savings accounts can help you fund medical expenses in retirement.
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    New Pre-K Alliance Enhances Early Learning
    Pre-K teacher’s request for new classroom resources and experiences is made possible by PNC and DonorsChoose.org.
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    PNC Fairfax is Making Connections in Cleveland
    The PNC Fairfax Connection is celebrating its five-year anniversary as an unprecedented, free community resource center.
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    Lending Opportunities Allow Small Businesses to Flourish
    With a dream and specific goals in mind, dental practice grows into its own building, thanks to help from PNC.
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    Business Leaders Curb Their Enthusiasm Somewhat on the U.S. Economy
    PNC Survey shows optimism has shifted significantly since the spring.
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    Business Owners Beware: Counterfeiters Go Hi-Tech
    Aside from cyber-attacks and identity theft, there is another real threat that could impact your business and bottom line – fake money.
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    How to Understand a Company’s Financial Results
    Thinking of a company’s financial results in terms of a checkup on its health can help determine whether or not it’s a fit for your portfolio. 
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    How to Balance Retirement and Education Costs
    PNC’s Rich Ramassini shares three steps for creating a plan that can help you achieve your future financial goals.
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    Financial Scams Target Elderly, Vulnerable
    Elderly financial exploitation costs Americans almost $3 billion per year. How do you protect yourself and your loved ones?
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    Five Ways to Help Protect Yourself after a Data Breach
    If your personal data may have been exposed, take these steps to help protect yourself, then carefully watch for identity theft and phishing attempts.
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    How Lessons from Boxing can Help at the Bank
    PNC’s personal banker and pro boxer has learned some lessons in the ring that apply to everyday life.
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    Learn How to Catch a Phish
    The email phish is a master of disguise. Follow these tips to understand what a phish is and how to catch it.
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    Four Things to do After Selling Your Business
    A business can be a central part of a family’s identity. But what happens to the family when the business is sold?
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    Why You Should Care About Life Insurance
    Learn what you can do to make sure you have the protection you need to reach your financial goals.
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    So Many Good Jobs, But Where Are the Workers?
    America’s workforce has evolved since the nation celebrated its first Labor Day in 1894. Learn what skills tomorrow’s workers will need.
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    Bigger Is No Longer Better with Bank Branches
    Big buildings, massive vaults and teller windows have led to a more personal banking experience as bank branches continue to evolve over time.
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    How to Transition Your Family Business to a New Generation
    Learn common hurdles and strategies to help complete a successful transfer.
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    Do Your Homework to Help Avoid Wire Transfer Scams
    Wire transfers are fast and final. With a few extra steps, they’re safer too. 
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    Cyber Infection Prevention: 5 Tips for College Students
    Computers and cellphones don’t get sick days. Decrease the risk of infecting yourself and others with good cyber hygiene.
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    How to Manage Finances for Blended Families
    His, hers, ours: Simple steps to help blended families avoid common money management mistakes at any age.
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    Students Benefit From a Better Learning Environment
    Schools and non-profit organizations see benefits from corporate furniture reuse program.
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    How to Pick a Retirement Account
    Taxes, income and expenses help determine your Individual Retirement Account choices.
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    Having Access to Credit Can Be Good for College Students
    With a little preparation and information, parents can help their students start to build a credit history and avoid potential pitfalls of bad credit.
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    How to Avoid Overspending while Shopping Online
    Shopping online is easier than ever, but so is over spending. If you’re not careful, your budget can go haywire.
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    Child Heading to College? Time for Budgeting 101
    Budgeting can be difficult for a broke college student, but that is when it’s even more important. And it can be done by following five simple steps.
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    Parental Leave is a Hit
    In 2016, PNC announced a change to its parental leave policy for all new moms and dads. Here’s one dad’s look at how his leave helped his family.
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    What to do When Your Wallet Goes Missing
    If you lose your wallet, keep calm and start making phone calls. Tracey Markovich shares eight steps, plus two actions to take before you lose it.
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    Do You Still Carry a Checkbook?
    This old-school form of payment is rapidly falling out of fashion.
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    How to Keep You & Your Family Financially Fit
    Many focus on physical and mental wellness during the summertime. It’s also a good time to check up on your financial wellness.  
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    Dreaming of Retiring Early? Consider These 5 Tips
    Investing for retirement can be tricky, but an early retirement requires even more planning. 
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    Join the Party: The ATM Celebrates its 50th Birthday
    The ATM turns 50 this month. It celebrates a storied history of how it became a key part of most American lives, with more convenience to come.
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    5 Ways Finances Influence Same-Sex Marriages
    With marriage equality now a reality for same-sex couples, many may find themselves weighing the economics of marriage more carefully than others. 
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    Don’t Become a Victim at the ATM
    Follow these six tips to help protect yourself, your accounts and your personal information while using an ATM.
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    How to Avoid Budget-Busting Vacation Extras
    Three ways to save on travel expenses once you’ve reached your final destination.
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    Mother & Daughter Tag Team in Trucking
    This mother, daughter duo share insight on how they keep their business and personal lives in sync to manage family trucking business.
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    How One Promise is Worth $15 Million
    A Cincinnati woman helped to create a new early childhood education approach that is being studied nationwide.
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    PNC Sits for Women in Technology
    Women make up 50 percent of the U.S. workforce, but hold just 25 percent of all technology and computing roles. See how PNC is working to change that.
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    Students Can Learn About Budgeting from This Guy
    College student Blake Chelf says careful – and realistic – financial planning allows him to splurge on the fun things while saving for the future.
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    Five Years Later, Southeast Remains Key Growth Market
    Five years after expanding its Southeast presence, PNC continues to focus on investments and partnerships to help drive community development.
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  • Community
    Extreme Classroom Makeover
    PNC and DonorsChoose.org help "engineer" learning for future STEM scholars and more.
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    Six Tips for Social Media Security
    No one is immune from cyber criminals. Protect your personal information and be more aware of your social media activity with these six tips. 
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    Business Owners Show Optimism for U.S. Economy, Own Business
    Small- and mid-sized business owners surveyed by PNC have optimism – and plenty of it. 
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    Why Owning a Home Might Be Easier Than You Think
    PNC’s new online tool, Home Insight Planner, can help you budget and search for your dream home. 
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    What Does a Federal Reserve Bank Director do?
    Meet two PNC regional presidents who are members of the board of directors of two regional Federal Reserve Bank boards.
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    How to Ease the Financial Burden of Wedding Season
    In anticipation of wedding season, PNC helps provide tips to help reduce costs for the bride, groom and bridal party.
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    How to Talk to Aging Parents about Money
    Talking about money with your aging parents can be uncomfortable, but it’s important. Learn how to approach the conversation.
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    House Hunting? Follow These Four Steps
    Buying a new home is exciting, but mortgage delays can be stressful. Here are four things you can do to be more proactive in the mortgage process.
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    PNC Brings Classroom Dreams to Life
    A new $5 million initiative is helping teachers obtain the tools and experiences they need to help give their students a head start in life. 
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  • Loose Change
    What Do the Symbols on U.S. Currency Mean?
    The numbers and symbols on U.S. currency indicate a lot more than the note’s value.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Private Mortgage Insurance: Good for You, Good for your Lender
    Private mortgage insurance may benefit the buyer – and lender – in three key ways.  
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Changing Jobs? Add This to Your Check List
    If you’re starting a new job, it’s time to review your retirement accounts and the four basic options you may have for 401(k)s to help reach your goals. 
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    Founder of Thirty Million Words Initiative Visits PNC
    PNC employees, clients and community partners learn the vital role language plays in brain development and early childhood learning.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How to Manage a Financial Windfall
    If you have the good fortune of striking it rich, a solid financial plan is key to having your “pot of gold” at the end of the rainbow.
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    How PNC Helps to Finance the Solar Power Revolution
    As a leader in eco-friendly development, PNC Energy Capital lights the way for solar industry growth.
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    PNC Continues to Advance its Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility
    Corporate Social Responsibility report highlights the bank’s progress in addressing key sustainability issues.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Why Bigger Tax Refunds Aren’t Always Better
    A big tax refund can be nice, but can mean less money in each paycheck. Instead, adjust your W-4 and put that money to work throughout the year.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How to Know if Your Financial Advisor is a Good Fit for You
    Ease anxiety about meeting with a financial advisor by following these tips. 
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    Look Past Bias & Deepen Relationships
    Diversity advocate Michael Fosberg explains why it’s vital to listen and understand realities other than your own.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Five Ways Taxpayers can Practice Self Defense
    Learn about five common scams targeting U.S. taxpayers and how to help defend yourself against them.
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    The Bank of Presidents
    Throughout much of American history, a Washington, D.C. bank, ultimately acquired by PNC, played a role in helping the country grow and prosper.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How to Find Forgotten Money
    Your state’s unclaimed property program may have money for you to put back into your pocket.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Coffee & Coding: Recipe for Banking Tech Success?
    PNC APIFest contestants pulled an all-nighter in a race to create potential new products for the bank.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How to Talk About Money with Your Partner
    Most couples avoid talking about money, but that can do more harm than good. Here are four steps to help you have the “money talk” with your partner.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Identity Theft: Protecting Your Child Begins at Birth
    Learn the warning signs to detect and protect your child’s squeaky clean credit history. 
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  • Loose Change
    The Many Faces of U.S. Currency
    U.S. currency has come a long way since it was first introduced in 1690.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Finances
    This year, resolve to maintain your financial health by following these five tips to gain good habits and lose the bad ones. 
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  • Innovation & Security
    What You Need to Know About Scams
    Helping to stop scams can be as simple as learning their characteristics and reporting them whenever they arise.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Cash or Credit: What Does the Future Hold?
    Paper money fights to survive in a changing financial world.
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    Video: How PNC Celebrates Family Through Golf
    Golfers discuss how the PNC Father/Son challenge tournament strengthened their family bond.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Video: What is a Safe Deposit Box & Why do I Need One?
    Safe deposit boxes are protected by multiple levels of security to keep your valuables secure and give you peace of mind.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How to Secure Your Finances During Holiday Travel
    No matter how far away you roam, follow these eight tips for a safer holiday trip.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Keep the Naughty Away for Nice Holiday Shopping
    Follow these security tips while shopping for the holidays to help protect your finances and personal information.
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  • Innovation & Security
    How to Receive a New Debit Card – Instantly
    A PNC customer walks into a branch. She receives a new debit card immediately. That’s no joke.
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    Video: Purple Heart Recipient Welcomed Home
    PNC Bank, along with Military Warriors Support Foundation, donated a home to a retired U.S. Army Sergeant and his wife.
  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Six Ways to Prepare Snowbird Finances
    Heading south for the winter? Here are six steps for preparing your finances before your trip.
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    Veteran & his Wife Channel Entrepreneurial Spirit
    Learn how a veteran and his wife built a daycare business from the ground up.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    There’s a Better Way to Buy a Car
    Many people are anxious about the prospect of buying a car, but if you like to plan ahead, there’s a simple option to minimize the hassle.
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    Video: Turning a Classroom Into a Bank Branch
    Watch how a Pennsylvania elementary school classroom is turned into a bank branch – run by kids.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Women in Business Team Up for Growth
    PNC’s Lori Williams shares five ways women in particular can strengthen their businesses, and how she helped one small business quadruple in size.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Mortgage Fraud: What You Need to Know
    When you buy a house, this is why you should disclose if you plan to rent it.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Learn How to Protect Yourself Online
    Help keep your bank account information and personal data safe online by taking these six steps to prevent a potential event.
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  • Innovation & Security
    How Small Businesses Defend Against Fraud
    PNC survey shows small business owners recognize cyber attacks as a threat to their business, with most taking steps to protect themselves.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    The Winning Combination for Smart Investors
    The formula for success includes digital connection and pro advice, PNC survey reveals. 
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  • Innovation & Security
    Around the World One Fraud Case at a Time
    A Pittsburgh woman missed backpacking through Europe, but now fights global cyber fraud.
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    Scoring the Silver in Rio from Fort Wayne
    U.S. men's goalball team trained for the Paralympics with help from Turnstone Center, PNC Bank and others.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Look Inside a Tiny Bank
    Watch video of how PNC’s portable branch delivers technology and advice in a little space.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Your College Student Can be Smart with Money
    PNC offers three ways parents can help students spend and save wisely while away at school.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How to Plan for the Ages
    At $220,000 to raise a child, how do you plan for college and your own retirement? These four habits will help.
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    Video: Kids Make Their First Splash at YMCA
    Children swim and learn water safety thanks to YMCA of Greater Dayton and PNC Bank.
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    30 Million Reasons to Listen, Learn & Grow
    PNC and Children’s Museum of Atlanta speak out to fill the word gap for at-risk children.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    401(k): Time is on Your Side
    401(k) plans are designed to help you save. Use these five tips while time is still on your side.
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    Video: When Drama is Healthy for Kids
    Blumenthal Performing Arts and PNC help students learn life skills in the bright stage lights.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    What to Do Before, During & After ‘I Do’
    PNC experts offer advice to help couples financially live happily ever after.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Know When to Make the Deal
    While they may not agree on the price, homebuyers and sellers agree on one thing: timing is everything.
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  • Loose Change
    What It Means to Be Out at Work
    Six of PNC’s LGBTQ employees share their personal experiences, challenges and successes.
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  • Loose Change
    She Helps Same-Sex Couples with Finances
    This Philadelphia-area advisor has a personal and professional stake in helping same-sex couples.
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    Three Veterans Brew Up a Business
    Three Green Berets leave battlefield for business world with PNC Bank’s help.
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    How These Three Women Saved a Neighborhood
    Project HOME in Philadelphia prevents homelessness with help from PNC Bank and others. 
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  • Loose Change
    How She Helps Women Achieve
    This banker applies finance and life lessons to advise women-owned businesses.
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  • Community
    Five Business Lessons Learned from Rowing
    Watch Video: From the boardroom to the Bay, this PNC executive’s competitive energy fuels her success.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Four Ways to Build a Nest Egg for Employees
    By offering 401(k) plans, businesses of all sizes can benefit while providing long-term security to workers.
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    The Smart Money is on Financial Well-Being
    While many struggle with finances, Baltimore’s Caroline Center and PNC combine medical training and money management.
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    Employees Help Kids Grow Up Great
    PNC employees volunteer, and the results include $4.7 million in grants to help preschoolers in school and life.
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    DuSable Museum: Riding Back in Time to Learn Today
    This Chicago museum and PNC Bank take African-American history to the streets for students.
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    New Homes Rise from World War II Barracks
    St. Louis area neighborhood is reborn with teamwork from Rise Community Development, PNC Bank and others.
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  • Community
    UAB Students Help with Happy Returns
    Student volunteers and United Way of Central Alabama help 3,500 lower-income people file their taxes.
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    Where to Play with Water, Trains & Dinosaurs
    Lansing, Mich. science center makes learning fun for children of all ages.
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  • community
    Why Her Dream is to Give Back
    As a volunteer and mentor, this Philadelphia attorney pays it forward. 
  • Innovation & Security
    Untangling the Web of Cyber Fraud
    After building a computer at age 14, this Pittsburgh man now protects the online accounts of big businesses.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How Couples Balance Love & Money
    With one in four couples arguing over money, what’s the best way to keep financial harmony?
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    Preschools Get Gift of Technology
    Toddlers and teachers get free tablets from PNC employees who turn company rewards into donations. 
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  • community
    Three Easy Steps to be a Philanthropist
    Maximize your donations by first choosing a cause you truly believe in.
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  • Innovation & Security
    He Protects & Serves Fraud Victims
    With police and banking experience, this Indianapolis man knows how to protect customers from deposit fraud.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    May the Fed be With You
    From your credit cards or cash, the Federal Reserve System is part of your financial life.
  • Innovation & Security
    Fighting Fraud with Facts & Instincts
    This Pittsburgh investigator protects the elderly, teens and many others from debit card fraud.
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  • Loose Change
    How Much for 10 Lords-a-Leaping?
    This Philadelphia banker knows the cost - and where to find doves and pipers too.
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  • Loose Change
    Her Family Serves Holiday Help to Veterans
    After serving in the Marines, a Pittsburgh woman hires veterans and delivers holiday spirit to families. 
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  • Community
    Clear the Barriers for People with Disabilities
    Bill Demchak: Stereotypes and lack of access make it difficult for many to find jobs.
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  • community
    Unlock the Vault of History
    The PNC Legacy Project releases new content to go with artifacts from presidents, World War II and communities since the 1800s.
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  • Loose Change
    How to Know When Good Money Goes Bad
    A $1 bill has a lifespan of 5.8 years. Get the rules on when cash cannot be spent.
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  • Innovation & Security
    A Lending Hand for Loan Fraud Victims
    A Kentucky man’s first car loan led to a job in banking. Nearly 40 years later, he’s a fraud victim’s best friend.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Prevent, Detect, Respond: Inside PNC's Fusion Center
    See Photos and Video: PNC strengthens its 24/7 defense against cyber threats with its Enterprise Fusion Center. 
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    How to Create Your Retirement Network
    Successful savers surround themselves with support. Spouse is in the top two.
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  • community
    Life Lessons from Battle & Football Fields
    This PNC executive learned many life lessons as a Marine and pro football running back. 
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  • community
    How Sustainable Design Is Smart Business
    See Photos: The newly opened Tower at PNC Plaza is designed to optimize building and employee performance.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Be on the Lookout for E-mail Fraud
    A former cyber-cop details eight tricks the crooks try to attack your computer or smartphone.
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  • Loose Change
    His Close Encounters with Fame

    Alabama man credits dumb luck for his blockbuster movie role at age 5 -- and his parents for shielding him from Hollywood.


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  • community
    Inside the Huddle: How PNC Won the Bears
    The sponsorship includes the pro football team's first-ever naming rights agreement.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Financial Face-off: Student Loans vs. Retirement
    Two generations are in a debt battle with college loans and saving for their future.
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  • Loose Change
    Show Me the Big Money - Check Out a $100,000 Bill
    Whether it’s a $500, $10,000 or $100,000 bill, large currency is hard to come by. Ask any numismatist.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    U.S. Businesses Look North of the Border
    When searching for international growth, here's why many U.S. businesses head to Canada.
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  • Loose Change
    Army Colonel Cracks the Culture Code
    This multilingual fund manager travels the world for PNC and Uncle Sam.
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  • community
    Preschool: We Need New Sense of Urgency
    An expert calls for a greater sense of urgency about U.S. early education.
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  • Financial & Economic Insights
    Gen X Gets Ready for Retirement
    PNC survey finds the Great Recession improved financial habits among ages 35-49.
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  • Innovation & Security
    Fraud Fighter Saves Elderly from Scams
    Bank employee takes on scammers who prey on senior citizens.
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  • community
    Giving Back Earns ‘Outstanding’ Rating
    PNC received the highest grade for its community reinvestments over three years.
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  • community
    An Investment in Children’s Future Success
    Grow Up Great program helps children from birth to age 5 succeed in school and life.
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