Point of View

Resources, Perspectives & Insights from PNC

  • COMMUNITY
    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.
    mother talking with daughter
  • ECONOMY
    Fed Raises Rates, Signals More to Come
    As the Fed raised the interest rates for the third time since the 2008 financial crisis, PNC raised its prime lending rate for the third time in eight years.
    bar chart showing increase
  • MONEY
    Luck of the Irish? Managing 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.
    rainbow and pot of gold
  • COMMUNITY
    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.
    solar panels
  • COMMUNITY
    PNC Continues to Advance its Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility
    Corporate Social Responsibility report highlights the bank’s progress in addressing key sustainability issues.
    person watering a tree
  • MONEY
    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.
    hand on desk with papers
  • MONEY
    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. 
    charts and computer
  • COMMUNITY
    Look Past Bias & Deepen Relationships
    Diversity advocate Michael Fosberg explains why it’s vital to listen and understand realities other than your own.
    diverse business people
  • MONEY
    Five Ways Taxpayers can Practice Self Defense
    Learn about five common scams targeting U.S. taxpayers and how to help defend yourself against them.
    cell phones will calls from IRS
  • COMMUNITY
    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.
    Riggs National Bank
  • MONEY
    How to Find Forgotten Money
    Your state’s unclaimed property program may have money for you to put back into your pocket.
    man climbing over maze
  • COMMENTARY
    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.
    cell phone app
  • MONEY
    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.
    couple talking about money
  • ECONOMY
    Six Economic and Consumer Impacts of a Strong Dollar
    International Economist Bill Adams offers six ways a strong dollar impacts consumers and the economy as a whole. 
    currency exchange
  • ECONOMY
    Can the New Administration Achieve Its Economic Goals?
    The new administration set ambitious policy goals, but job growth, economic growth, an aging labor force and productivity will present challenges.
    Capitol with bar chart
  • ECONOMY
    Upsides Likely to Outweigh Downsides in 2017
    The first weeks of 2017 have been good for the economy. Will this bright outlook last?
    boat sailing through waves
  • MONEY
    Identity Theft: Protecting Your Child Begins At Birth
    Learn the warning signs to detect and protect your child’s squeaky clean credit history. 
    parents holding hands with children
  • MONEY
    The Many Faces of U.S. Currency
    U.S. currency has come a long way since it was first introduced in 1690.
    Old U.S. currency
  • MONEY
    How to Teach Kids the Value of Money
    Talking to your children about money when they’re young can help them make good choices later.
    child counting money
  • MONEY
    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. 
    clock countdown
  • MONEY
    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.
    fraudster profile
  • ECONOMY
    Cash or Credit: What Does the Future Hold?
    Paper money fights to survive in a changing financial world.
    cash or credit
  • ECONOMY
    Year of Rooster Brings Wake-Up Call for Investors
    2017 is the Year of the Rooster, an animal linked to providing a morning wake-up call.
    rooster
  • COMMUNITY
    Video: How PNC Celebrates Family through Golf
    Golfers discuss how the PNC Father/Son challenge tournament strengthened their family bond.
    PNC golf ball
  • MONEY
    Five Ways to Improve your Credit Score
    Learn the five factors that affect your credit score, and how you can improve it.
    credit score gauge
  • MONEY
    Video: What is a Safe Deposit Box, and 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.
    vault door
  • MONEY
    How to Secure your Finances during Holiday Travel
    No matter how far away you roam, follow these eight tips for a safer holiday trip.
    luggage and passport
  • MONEY
    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.
    shopping cart with security icons
  • ECONOMY
    What the Interest Rate Hike Means for Investors
    PNC expert says the short-term uncertainty of the 1/4 percent increase will give way to long-term growth.
    Investing graph
  • ECONOMY
    True Loves are Urged to Bargain Shop
    PNC puts a price tag on a holiday classic. 
    PNC Christmas Price Index logo
  • MONEY
    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.
    debit card and bank
  • ECONOMY
    Who Gets the Boost from Interest Rate Shot
    PNC’s chief economist explains how the Federal Funds Rate boosts the health of our economy, loans and investments.
    Piggy bank
  • COMMUNITY
    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.
    house
  • MONEY
    Six Ways to Prepare Snowbird Finances
    Heading south for the winter? Here are six steps for preparing your finances before your trip.
    suitcase
  • ECONOMY
    Trump, the Economy & You: Experts Explain What Is Ahead
    Stuart Hoffman and Bill Stone share how Trump’s policies may affect the economy and markets.
    flag and capitol
  • COMMUNITY
    Veteran & his Wife Channel Entrepreneurial Spirit
    Learn how a veteran and his wife built a daycare business from the ground up.
    kids' hands
  • MONEY
    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.
    graphic of cars
  • COMMUNITY
    Video: Turning a Classroom into a Bank Branch
    Watch how a Pennsylvania elementary school classroom is turned into a bank branch – run by kids.
    school bank
  • COMMENTARY
    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.
    plant growing from coins
  • COMMENTARY
    Mortgage Fraud: What You Need to Know
    When you buy a house, this is why you should disclose if you plan to rent it.
    row of houses
  • ECONOMY
    How to Develop with Five Generations in the Workplace
    The workforce is changing and this is why you should too. 
    blurred business people
  • MONEY
    How Credit Limits Can Help or Hurt
    If you think your credit limit only affects how much you can spend, think again. Here are seven things to know about how and why credit limits are set.
    couple on vacation
  • COMMENTARY
    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.
    lightbulbs
  • COMMENTARY
    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.
    padlock and code
  • COMMENTARY
    Are You Financially Prepared for a Natural Disaster?
    PNC shares seven ways to prepare and protect your finances ahead of an emergency.
    lightning strike
  • MONEY
    The Winning Combination for Smart Investors
    The formula for success includes digital connection and pro advice, PNC survey reveals. 
    digital devices
  • PROFILE
    Why a Banker Counts Cows & Steel
    PNC’s field examiners visit all kinds of businesses nationwide to learn more about customers.
    industrial material
  • PROFILE
    He Tried on Jobs to Find the Perfect Fit
    Tim Flynn can explain what PNC’s development program has meant to his career.
    Businessman supported by group
  • PROFILE
    Around the World One Fraud Case at a Time
    A Pittsburgh woman missed backpacking through Europe, but now fights global cyber fraud.
    Illuminated globe
  • PROFILE
    Que Cierra la Brecha Cultural
    As a parent, mentor and business leader, this Indianapolis woman serves as a cultural ambassador.
    Woman walking across bridge
  • COMMUNITY
    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.
    goalball net
  • ECONOMY
    What the FOMC Means
    What's "moderate pace" and how long is "short term"? Translate what this Federal Reserve committee says.
    target range graphic
  • MONEY
    Look Inside a Tiny Bank
    Watch video of how PNC’s portable branch delivers technology and advice in a little space.
    tiny branch in palm of hand
  • MONEY
    Your College Student Can Be Smart with Money
    PNC offers three ways parents can help students spend and save wisely while away at school.
    mortar board made from bills
  • COMMENTARY
    How to Get the World's Catalog of Ideas
    How can you stay on a spending diet? What's the best way to teach kids about money? PNC has answers on Pinterest.
    figures around globe
  • MONEY
    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.
    child on tricycle
  • COMMUNITY
    Video: Kids Make Their First Splash at YMCA
    Children swim and learn water safety thanks to YMCA of Greater Dayton and PNC Bank.
    child swimming
  • ECONOMY
    What Are Millennials Waiting For?
    Live with mom and dad. Stay single. PNC economist explains the "Great Delay" for our largest living generation.
    millennials in line
  • COMMUNITY
    30 Million Reasons to Listen, Learn and Grow
    PNC and Children’s Museum of Atlanta speak out to fill the word gap for at-risk children.
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  • PROFILE
    His Family Makes a Splash
    As a swimming official for beginners to Olympic stars, Chicago man and his family are all in the pool.
    Group swimming
  • MONEY
    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.
    hourglass
  • ECONOMY
    7 Things to Know About Brexit
    Britain's vote to leave the EU shocked the world. Here are PNC insights about stocks, interest rates and more.
    U.K. flag on hot air balloon
  • COMMUNITY
    Video: When Drama Is Healthy for Kids
    Blumenthal Performing Arts and PNC help students learn life skills in the bright stage lights.
    Marquee: fun, creativity, confidence
  • COMMENTARY
    What to Do Before, During and After ‘I Do’
    PNC experts offer advice to help couples financially live happily ever after.
    wedding cake topper and coins
  • COMMENTARY
    Know When to Make the Deal
    While they may not agree on the price, homebuyers and sellers agree on one thing: timing is everything.
    clay home in grass
  • COMMENTARY
    Video: Fathers Share Two Cents on Money
    PNC employees share what their fathers know best about money -- and how they apply the advice today.
    father and son
  • PROFILE
    What It Means to Be Out at Work
    Six of PNC’s LGBT employees share their personal experiences, challenges and successes. 
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  • PROFILE
    She Helps Same-Sex Couples with Finances
    This Philadelphia-area advisor has a personal and professional stake in helping same-sex couples.
    Female partners in field
  • COMMUNITY
    Three Veterans Brew Up a Business
    Three Green Berets leave battlefield for business world with PNC Bank’s help.
    truck with flag
  • PROFILE
    He Risked His Life for America
    Injured in military combat, this Florida banker helps other veterans, like recruiting them to work at PNC.
    soldier with flag
  • COMMUNITY
    How These Three Women Saved a Neighborhood
    Project HOME in Philadelphia prevents homelessness with help from PNC Bank and others. 
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  • PROFILE
    How She Helps Women Achieve
    This banker applies finance and life lessons to advise women-owned businesses.
    businesswoman with building
  • COMMENTARY
    Five Business Lessons Learned from Rowing
    Watch Video: From the boardroom to the Bay, this PNC executive’s competitive energy fuels her success.
    woman rowing
  • COMMENTARY
    Five-Star Value of Hiring Veterans
    Attention to detail and adaptability are among the five attributes of military veterans. 
    Military binoculars
  • ECONOMY
    Make the Strong Dollar Work for You
    Get more than your money's worth: Pack your passport, translation app and vacation abroad this summer.
    plane and passport
  • PROFILE
    On the Road to Success, Conversation is Key
    This former car salesman now enjoys talking in-person with PNC customers about their financial roadmap.
    car with money
  • ECONOMY
    How Cities Will Cash In From Panama Canal
    The link between two oceans is now wider and deeper -- and East Coast port cities expect money to flow in.
    cargo ship
  • ECONOMY
    Sell in May or Should You Stay?
    Why you should rethink the old investing maxim “Sell in May and go away.”
    Street sign of Wall St.
  • PROFILE
    Her Love of Languages Helps Others
    She learned Spanish from her Cuban-born parents and English from her siblings – and translated those skills into a customer care role.
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  • COMMENTARY
    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.
    eggs in nest
  • COMMUNITY
    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.
    piggy bank and books
  • PROFILE
    Bears Fan Scores Points in the Community
    This Chicago banker is an active volunteer and one of the Bears’ biggest fans. 
    Eduardo Garza and football team
  • PROFILE
    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.
    child dressed as doctor
  • COMMENTARY
    Why Business Owners Are Upbeat About Bottom Line
    New survey findings show they expect stable sales and strong profits amid concerns about the U.S. economy.
    Business owner
  • COMMENTARY
    What Social Responsibility Means to PNC
    Bill Demchak: New standards help us understand the priorities of our customers, employees, communities and shareholders.
    Tower at PNC Plaza building
  • COMMUNITY
    DuSable Museum: Riding Back in Time to Learn Today
    This Chicago museum and PNC Bank take African-American history to the streets for students.
    DuSable Mobile Museum
  • ECONOMY
    When Cash Is King for Your Portfolio
    What does it mean to have more of your investments in “cash,” and when’s the best time?
    George Washington with a Crown
  • COMMUNITY
    New Homes Rise From World War II Barracks
    St. Louis area neighborhood is reborn with teamwork from Rise Community Development, PNC Bank and others.
    Kids playing in house
  • PROFILE
    Farmers Trust Her with Their Growth
    Watch Video: Florida banker rides her horse to barrel racing wins -- and provides business advice to farmers. 
    Woman Riding Horse
  • ECONOMY
    St. Patrick’s Day: Economic Pot of Gold
    Celebrations of this Irish holiday infuse the U.S. economy with a little extra green.
    clovers with pot of gold
  • ECONOMY
    Watch Bulls and Bears to Find the Money
    With the seventh anniversary of the bull market, who chose these symbols for the U.S. stock market and where do the tracks lead in 2016?
    bull and bear
  • Community
    UAB Students Help with Happy Returns
    Student volunteers and United Way of Central Alabama help 3,500 lower-income people file their taxes.
    Volunteers helping with taxes
  • COMMUNITY
    Where to Play with Water, Trains and Dinosaurs
    Lansing, Mich. science center makes learning fun for children of all ages.
    Boy Playing with Toy Dinosaur
  • ECONOMY
    What China’s Economy Means to US
    As China struggles, PNC experts say U.S. consumers and investors should keep calm and carry on.
    U.S. Dollar and Chinese Yuan
  • ECONOMY
    Food Prices Are Sunny Side Up in 2016
    With cooperative weather, PNC experts predict price hikes below the annual average for grocery shoppers.
    Breakfast Plate
  • PROFILE
    Why Her Dream is to Give Back
    As a volunteer and mentor, this Philadelphia attorney pays it forward. 
    Statue
  • PROFILE
    Powerful Images from ‘Women of Vision’
    National Geographic women photojournalists share compelling stories with 99 images.
    Women looking at art
  • PROFILE
    Untangling the Web of Cyber Fraud
    After building a computer at age 14, this Pittsburgh man now protects the online accounts of big businesses.
    Spider Web
  • Commentary
    How Couples Balance Love and Money
    With one in four couples arguing over money, what’s the best way to keep financial harmony?
    Pile of assets
  • COMMUNITY
    Preschools Get Gift of Technology
    Toddlers and teachers get free tablets from PNC employees who turn company rewards into donations. 
    Kids with tablets
  • Economy
    How Mild Winter Heats the Economy
    Higher temperatures are comforting to some industries and give consumers more money to spend. 
    Tree in winter and spring
  • COMMENTARY
    Three Easy Steps to Be a Philanthropist
    Maximize your donations by first choosing a cause you truly believe in.
    Jar of money
  • ECONOMY
    Three Ups, Three Downs for U.S. Economy in 2016
    PNC’s chief economist evaluates lower gas prices, higher home values and other factors in his 2016 forecast.
    Thumbs up and down
  • PROFILE
    He Protects and Serves Fraud Victims
    With police and banking experience, this Indianapolis man knows how to protect customers from deposit fraud.
    Police badge
  • PROFILE
    Meet the Social Media Santa
    This Indianapolis woman and her family use social media to find and help needy parents and kids.
    Family wearing santa hats
  • PROFILE
    Family Reunion on the Golf Course
    Golf legends bring their families together at the PNC Father/Son Challenge.
    Golf course
  • PROFILE
    She Looks Forward to the Heavy Lifting
    Watch Video: This St. Louis woman likes to challenge herself, including a lift of 415 lbs. in a worldwide competition.
    Chrissy Filla lifting weights
  • ECONOMY
    May the Fed Be With You
    From your credit cards or cash, the Federal Reserve System is part of your financial life.
    Eagle
  • Profile
    Fighting Fraud with Facts and Instincts
    This Pittsburgh investigator protects the elderly, teens and many others from debit card fraud.
    Suspicious person
  • PROFILE
    How Much for 10 Lords-a-Leaping?
    This Philadelphia banker knows the cost -- and where to find doves and pipers too.
    Leaping lords
  • ECONOMY
    True Loves Get a Holiday Bargain
    The 32nd annual PNC Christmas Price Index offers a good deal, plus lessons for students.
    Partridge in a pear tree
  • PROFILE
    She Makes Special Wishes Come True
    From memorable trips to custom cars, this Michigan woman brings dreams to life for young people with illnesses.
    Thumbing a ride
  • PROFILE
    A New Recipe for Success
    A Florida sous chef dishes financial advice in his second act career -- and treats his family to gourmet meals.
    Chef cooking food
  • PROFILE
    Her Family Serves Holiday Help to Veterans
    After serving in the Marines, a Pittsburgh woman hires veterans and delivers holiday spirit to families. 
    Girl hugging military parent
  • COMMENTARY
    Clear the Barriers for People with Disabilities
    Bill Demchak: Stereotypes and lack of access make it difficult for many to find jobs.
    Person with arms up
  • PROFILE
    He’s a Leader, Father and Big Brother
    A military veteran from Philadelphia is a father of four and mentor to others.
    Father and son with kite
  • COMMENTARY
    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.
    George Washington
  • ECONOMY
    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.
    Dollar bill with stitches
  • PROFILE
    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.
    Person with magnifying glass
  • PROFILE
    What Happens When Finance and Sci-Fi Collide
    A Cleveland man uses storytelling as a credit card analyst, fiction author and United Way volunteer.
    Portrait of a man
  • PROFILE
    Prevent, Detect, Respond: Inside PNC's Fusion Center
    See Photos & Video: PNC strengthens its 24/7 defense against cyber threats with its Enterprise Fusion Center. 
    Employee behind computer
  • PROFILE
    She’s Not Afraid of a Ghost
    Northern Virginia woman shares her encounters as a tour guide with Civil War-era ghosts. 
    Moon with trees outside
  • COMMENTARY
    How to Create Your Retirement Network
    Successful savers surround themselves with support. Spouse is in the top two.
    Group of adults standing outside
  • PROFILE
    Life Lessons from Battle and Football Fields
    This PNC executive learned many life lessons as a Marine and pro football running back. 
    Man standing by football field
  • COMMENTARY
    How Sustainable Design Is Smart Business
    See Photos: The newly opened Tower at PNC Plaza is designed to optimize building and employee performance.
    PNC Tower building
  • COMMENTARY
    Be on the Lookout for E-mail Fraud
    A former cyber-cop details eight tricks the crooks try to attack your computer or smartphone.
    Suspicious person with laptop
  • PROFILE
    She’s a Teacher at Heart
    A teacher from India finds her second act career in a Chicago bank branch.
    Chalkboard with drawings
  • COMMENTARY
    Why Merchants Will Want To Dip Not Swipe
    Oct. 1 is a major milestone in the shift from magnetic stripe technology to EMV chip cards.
    Credit cards with lock
  • PROFILE
    Mountains of Strength and Teamwork
    Watch video of a D.C. man on Mount Everest, one of 15 mountains he has conquered – and where he found love.
    Mountain climbers
  • COMMENTARY
    New Rules to Simplify Homebuying
    ‘Know Before You Owe’ loan disclosure forms are easier to use and understand.
    Mortgage document and house keys
  • PROFILE
    Cultivating a Homegrown University
    Pittsburgh economist is working across eight time zones to build a new agricultural university in his home country of Ethiopia. 
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  • PROFILE
    Coming to Their Rescue
    Animal rescue volunteer in Delaware shelters, trains and transports dogs and cats in need.
    Person walking dog
  • ECONOMY
    Make Room in the Backpack
    Back-to-school spending is higher, thanks to more money in the financial lunchbox. 
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  • PROFILE
    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.

     

    Man in shadows
  • PROFILE
    He Has Friends in High Places

    Cleveland man's pilot license makes him popular among friends and relatives.

     

    Skydiving man at sunset
  • ECONOMY
    The American Dream Is Alive and Well
    PNC’s senior economist has the facts to show today’s kids will do better than the previous generation.
    Couple planning for future
  • PROFILE
    Everything I Learned as an Intern
    This college senior offers advice on asking questions, taking initiative and living without a meal plan.
    Professional group collaborating
  • PROFILE
    Banker Battles Blazes as Volunteer Fire Chief
    Delaware man helps people finance their homes by day, protects them from fire by night – and weekends.
    Fireman at work
  • COMMENTARY
    Inside the Huddle: How PNC Won the Bears
    The sponsorship includes the pro football team's first-ever naming rights agreement.
    Referee on football field
  • PROFILE
    Climbing Stairways to Heaven
    Orlando man climbs 200 flights every weekend as training to reach the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
    Mountain
  • PROFILE
    A Disability Won't Slow Her Down
    A wheelchair doesn’t keep this Philadelphia woman from kayaking, parasailing or mentoring others to think big.
    Woman kayaking at sunset
  • ECONOMY
    Financial Face-off: Student Loans vs. Retirement
    Two generations are in a debt battle with college loans and saving for their future.
    Graduate on laptop
  • PROFILE
    From Russia with Love of Her New Hometown
    Born in Siberia, she shares her business savvy and love of Cleveland with international visitors.
    Woman holding globe
  • ECONOMY
    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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  • PROFILE
    Banker Finds Zen on Wheels
    Watch this Ohio banker show off his skateboarding skills and give new meaning to a drive-thru bank.
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  • ECONOMY
    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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  • PROFILE
    From Birthday Candles to Roman Candles
    This Russian immigrant celebrates her birthday and America’s Independence Day with fireworks.
    Sparkler and American flag
  • COMMENTARY
    This Millennial Doesn’t Need a Trophy
    Dominic Jay believes he’s one example of why many people are wrong about Millennials.
    Businessman on smartphone
  • PROFILE
    An Uplifting Experience
    An Ohio strongman hoists cars and boulders, and uplifts athletes with disabilities too.
    Man lifting large weight
  • ECONOMY
    Tourism Outlook: Are We There Yet?
    With lower gas prices and better pay, Americans will give a lift to summer tourism, PNC’s economists predict.
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  • PROFILE
    Around the World in Seven Swims
    Pittsburgh man is first American male to complete Ocean’s Seven swimming feat.
    Darren Miller swimming
  • PROFILE
    Man Reunites With His Birth Father

    Cleveland man reconnects with his birth father and fondly remembers his adoptive dad.

     

    Mens ties
  • ECONOMY
    Farm Forecast: Dry with a Chance of Higher Prices
    Experts explain how U.S. farmers adapt as drought affects crops and food prices.
    Green farmland
  • PROFILE
    From Rock Tour to Church Hymns
    Detroit woman rocked with an ‘80s band and recorded ad jingles and now sings for charity.
    Guitar
  • PROFILE
    Army Colonel Cracks the Culture Code
    This multilingual fund manager travels the world for PNC and Uncle Sam.
    American flag
  • COMMENTARY
    Preschool: We Need New Sense of Urgency
    An expert calls for a greater sense of urgency about U.S. early education.
    Chalkboard with alphabet
  • PROFILE
    Acting on Her Passion
    After writing her first play at age 15, a St. Louis woman has been part of 100 productions.
    Drama masks
  • COMMENTARY
    Gen X Gets Ready for Retirement
    PNC survey finds the Great Recession improved financial habits among ages 35-49.
    Happy couple with child
  • PROFILE
    Fraud Fighter Saves Elderly from Scams
    Bank employee takes on scammers who prey on senior citizens.
    Man on phone
  • ECONOMY
    It’s a Small World, After All
    The rise and fall of foreign economies impact Americans’ wallets.
    Oil barrels
  • PROFILE
    Vintage Baseball is Underhanded
    Cincinnati man plays baseball like they did in the 1800s – underhand pitches, no mitts or gear.
    Person holding baseball
  • COMMENTARY
    Giving Back Earns ‘Outstanding’ Rating
    PNC received the highest grade for its community reinvestments over three years.
    Houses in row
  • PROFILE
    Hear My Engine Roar
    A Pittsburgh woman trades her calculator for a race car speedometer on the weekends. 
    Fast car smoking
  • PROFILE
    Biking for the Body, Mind and Environment
    Trading rush hour traffic for scenic byways, two cycling enthusiasts tout the benefits of their favorite commute.
    Bike gears
  • ECONOMY
    Low Inflation: Good or Bad?
    Dollars stretched more for groceries, less at pumps, both impacting you and rate of inflation.
    Bag of groceries
  • PROFILE
    Banker by Day, Farmer by Night
    Third-generation farmer in Northeast Indiana cultivates success under the sun, and stars.
    Sunflower
  • ECONOMY
    Small Businesses Apply Lessons from Great Recession
    As prospects brighten, business owners watch their cash, credit and customers.
    Desk supplies
  • PROFILE
    Disc Golfer Loves Chain Reactions
    An Ohio man hopes a sport he once played in his back yard goes mainstream.
    Chain mechanism
  • PROFILE
    He Is My Son, Not a Label
    A working mom of three shares the joys and challenges of her son’s developmental disability.
    Parent and child holding hands
  • ECONOMY
    U.S. Economy’s Spring Thaw
    Lower oil prices and a stronger dollar have a warming effect on the economic rebound.
    Person drawing graph
  • COMMENTARY
    An Investment in Children’s Future Success
    Grow Up Great program helps children from birth to age 5 succeed in school and life.
    Young girl reading
  • PROFILE
    From Flabby to Fit
    Detroit man started running at age 40 and has barely stopped.
    People running a race
  • COMMENTARY
    Demchak: ‘We’re a Pretty Basic Bank’
    To Bill Demchak, being a “Main Street” bank is a statement about PNC’s values.
    Street sign for Main Street
  • ECONOMY
    Sunny Outlook for Optimistic Business Owners
    Cheap energy yields optimism for many small businesses.
    Child with arms up in field
  • PROFILE
    Announcer Brings the Action to Life
    Courtside seats for Scott Langenfeld means he has a job to do.
    Microphone
  • COMMENTARY
    Think Big, Start Small
    A little building is key to the design of the world’s greenest office tower.
    Tower at PNC Plaza
  • PROFILE
    Dad on Crutches Breaks 5K Record for Daughters
    Dad with broken leg sets running record on crutches in quest for a cure.
    Sneakers and water bottle