Fraud

March 3, 2014

5 Strange Signs that the Economy is Improving

The recession that ran from 2007 to 2009 seemed to be good for family cohesion: The divorce rate hit a 40-year low, grown kids moved back […]
February 20, 2014

How Does Tax Software Stack Up?

In case you haven’t heard, tax season is here!  While some of us joyfully hand our tax files over to an accountant, many of us prefer […]
February 19, 2014

10 IRS Audit Red Flags

Do you ever wonder how the IRS chooses which taxpayers it wants to audit? While the IRS audits only about 1% of all individual tax returns […]
February 17, 2014

How Well Do You Know Your Presidents?

It’s Presidents Day and while many of us will be taking the opportunity to enjoy 30% off bath towels and other linens, it’s important that we […]
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 […]
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 […]