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February 6, 2014

13.1 Million Americans Hit By Identity Theft in 2013

Identity theft is on the rise again, according to Javelin Strategy and Research. The firm, which does an annual survey of identity theft victims, estimates that […]
February 5, 2014

Safer to Swipe? Debit vs. Credit Cards

Not all plastic is the same when it comes to safeguarding consumers. Both debit and credit cards offer solid protection to account holders. But credit cards […]
February 4, 2014

10 Characteristics of Debt-Free People

Whether you’ve resolved to get debt-free in 2014 or you have a long way to go, it’s good to be inspired. Look at people you know […]
February 3, 2014

Hey 20-Somethings … Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

If you think a 401(k) is the name of a new indie band, then we need to have a serious discussion about retirement. Americans today are […]
January 31, 2014

Super Bowl XLVIII: By the Numbers

If the Super Bowl had a motto, it might be “go big or go home.” Everything related to the game is over-the-top, glamorous and . . […]
January 30, 2014

'MyRA' Retirement Plan Unveiled

Financial planners all say: The sooner you start saving, the better off you’ll be in retirement.  But that advice often goes unheeded by young workers focused […]
January 29, 2014

Beware of $9.84 Charges on your Credit/Debit Card

Be on the lookout for a recent $9.84 charge on your debit or credit card. It might be part of a massive, worldwide scam. Thieves are […]
January 28, 2014

Data Breaches Not Changing Consumers' Habits

American shoppers say they are very concerned about the safety of their personal information following a massive security breach at Target, but many aren’t taking steps […]
January 27, 2014

The Cure for Your Holiday Spending Hangover

January can be a month of regrets. By the time the New Year rolls around, we begin to realize that, over the holidays, we ate too […]