Fraud

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 […]
April 17, 2014

Debt Near the Bottom of Parents' Financial Concerns

America’s parents worry more about inflation and setting a good financial example for their kids than taking on too much debt, a survey shows. In T. […]
April 16, 2014

Chances of Getting Audited by IRS Lowest in Years

As millions of Americans raced to meet yesterday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts and […]
April 15, 2014

A Roundup of 2014 Tax Day Freebies

Here’s a Tax Day stumper: Would you rather pay your taxes – or eat a cookie? Pay your taxes – or get a massage? Pay your […]
April 14, 2014

Are Americans Back to Their Bad Financial Habits?

Are we creeping back into our bad, old financial habits? A survey released March 31 suggests so: The number of Americans who say they don’t prepare […]
April 9, 2014

New "Heartbleed:" Bug Poses Major Threat to User Data

A newly discovered security bug nicknamed Heartbleed has exposed millions of usernames, passwords and reportedly credit card numbers — a major problem that hackers could have […]