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March 5, 2015

ID Theft Is Down Despite Data Breaches

Despite a series of large-scale data breaches over the past two years, identity theft fell for the second consecutive year in a row in the U.S., […]
February 19, 2015

Americans Borrowing More, Delinquencies Climb

Household debt – including mortgages, credit cards, auto loans and student loans – rose $117 billion from October to December to $11.8 trillion, according to the […]
February 11, 2015

The Dirty Dozen: 2015 Tax Scams

Aggressive phone calls top the Internal Revenue Service’s list of “Dirty Dozen” tax scams in 2015. The government is warning taxpayers to be aware — the […]
January 26, 2015

2014 List of Worst Passwords is Unbelievably Bad

SplashData has announced its annual list of the 25 most common passwords found on the Internet – thus making them the “Worst Passwords” that will expose […]
January 20, 2015

"Credit Invisibles" on the Rise

A credit score is an essential first step in accessing things like credit cards or financing for a car or a home.  However, some Americans are […]
January 19, 2015

For Better of For Worse? Marriage and Taxes

The day you walked down the aisle, you dreamed about all the things that come with happily ever after – from moonlit walks on the beach […]
January 15, 2015

Why Did My Credit Score Drop?

Being late on one bill can’t hurt your credit score that much, right? Wrong! Not only can a single, small late payment slice 100 points off […]
January 14, 2015

The Emerging Threats to Banks in 2015

From hacks to leaks to serious data breaches, 2014 proved to be quite a challenging year for banks.  Large security incidents included JPMorgan Chase’s August breach […]