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January 5, 2015

January is the Perfect Month for a Debt Detox

Forget your weight-loss resolution. Trade your juice cleanse for a debt detox. Those financial burdens don’t just weigh us down mentally — they also put future […]
December 10, 2014

How Banks Plan to Spend Their 2015 Tech Budgets

Optimism about business growth and a rising sense of alarm at security breaches are shaping U.S. banks’ tech spending plans for 2015.  Top spending initiatives are […]
December 2, 2014

Credit vs. Debit: It's All About Timing

In the wake of the Great Recession, debit cards became increasingly popular among many who wanted to avoid the possibility of incurring debt. In fact, debit cards […]
November 24, 2014

Financial Firms Boost Cyber-Security Budgets

Hundreds of U.S. financial companies are ramping up spending to combat hackers following attacks this summer on J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and at least a […]
November 14, 2014

Debt Collectors Might Be Calling Your Nana

Gripes about debt collectors are the most common complaint filed by older Americans, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  Collection gripes are roughly 1 […]
October 22, 2014

Sorry, Mr. President – Your Card Has Been Declined

The Secret Service is charged with watching the president’s back, but who’s watching his wallet?  When his credit card was declined last month while dining in […]
October 16, 2014

Hack Me Now: Most Popular Passwords/Passcodes

In yesterday’s blog post, we discussed the importance of being vigilant in the wake of the recent data breaches.  Password and passcode security is more crucial […]
October 15, 2014

Protect Your Family from Identity Theft

The U.S. Department of Justice indicates that 16.6 million Americans fell victim to identity theft in 2012, and recent data breaches of Home Depot, Target, the iCloud, and other […]