Fraud

June 17, 2014

Mobile Check Deposit May Carry High Fraud Risk

For consumers, snapping a smartphone photo of a paper check is a fast and convenient way to make a deposit. But it’s also a common way […]
June 5, 2014

New Jersey Tops Nation in Foreclosures

The percentage of New Jersey homes in foreclosure rose during the first quarter, sending the state past Florida with the highest share of mortgages in foreclosure […]
May 29, 2014

These Money Beliefs Hurt More Than They Help

How often have you thought, “If I just make more money, I’ll surely be happy?” Or, the other side of the proverbial coin, “Money is the […]
May 14, 2014

No Swiping: 5 Risky Places to Use Your Debit Card

Late last year, a data breach at Target compromised the debit and credit card information for 40 million Target customers (plus the online account information of […]
May 13, 2014

5 Reasons You Might Want to Ditch Your Debit Card

Your debit card may work a lot like a credit card, but there are a few important distinctions that can make a world of difference. WisePiggy […]
May 12, 2014

Chill Out: The 10 Most Stressed Cities in America

You can’t pay the rent, you’re stuck in traffic, you can’t find a job, you’re working too much—it’s all enough to make anyone want to scream. […]
May 7, 2014

These Purchases Can Rob You Blind

You work hard for your money. But without even realizing it, money could be free falling out of your bank account. There are things you do […]
May 6, 2014

Banks Offer Debit On/Off Tools Due to Fraud Concerns

Ever since the Target data breach made national headlines late last year, customers at banks across the country have been deactivating and reactivating their debit cards […]
April 24, 2014

Credit Cards: One is the Loneliest Number

An uncluttered living room is admirable. An uncluttered wallet, however, might not be. While one credit card means only one bill, only one company to deal […]