Fraud

October 13, 2014

It's the Little Things: 5 Ways to Hurt Your Credit

Here’s one of the tricky lessons about credit scores: They’re about more than credit. While it’s extremely important to make loan payments on time and use […]
October 10, 2014

Who Inherits Your Debt When You Die?

Most of us would love to be able to leave a nice inheritance to our spouse, kids, grandkids or other loved ones. However, many baby boomers […]
October 6, 2014

JPMorgan Chase Cyber Attack Hits 76M Households

A huge cyber attack against JPMorgan Chase & Co. this summer has compromised customer information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, the […]
October 1, 2014

Financial Advisors Are Feeling Cyber-Insecure

A consistent rise in the number of cybersecurity breaches taking place in the investment industry has many financial advisors asking if they are doing all they […]
September 5, 2014

Home Depot Card Breach Could Be Worse Than Target

There are two tracks to finding the identity of a company that has been hit by cybercriminals. Both of them involve going backward. Over the last […]
August 14, 2014

There's an App For That …

How’s your bank balance? Could be better? You’re not alone. Only 1 in 4 Americans surveyed by Bankrate.com in June 2014 said they had an adequate […]
August 11, 2014

Should You Ever Max Out Your Credit Cards?

We all know that getting into credit card debt is a bad idea. Most cards charge double-digit interest rates, so carrying a balance from month to […]
August 1, 2014

35% of Americans Reported to Debt Collections

More than 35% of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released by the Urban Institute. […]