Fraud

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 […]
January 27, 2014

The Cure for Your Holiday Spending Hangover

January can be a month of regrets. By the time the New Year rolls around, we begin to realize that, over the holidays, we ate too […]
January 23, 2014

'Tis the (Tax) Season: 8 Ways to Avoid an Audit

Wouldn’t it be nice if the IRS released its secret formula for how it selects individual tax returns for audit? That way, we’d do everything we […]
January 17, 2014

Target Breach: Changing Card PIN is Only the First Step

Changing the security code for your debit card may be as easy 1-2-3 following a widespread data breach at Target but guarding your personal information from […]