Fraud

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 […]
March 20, 2014

U.S. Businesses Love to Write Checks

A growing number of consumers don’t hesitate to buy a cup of coffee using an iPhone, bid for a dress on eBay and pay for it […]
March 19, 2014

Was Target Too Slow to Blow the Whistle?

Target Corp.’s computer-security team was alerted when hackers broke into the retailer’s systems during the holiday shopping season, but decided the warning didn’t need a follow-up. […]