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May 7, 2014

These Purchases Can Rob You Blind

You work hard for your money. But without even realizing it, money could be free falling out of your bank account. There are things you do […]
May 6, 2014

Banks Offer Debit On/Off Tools Due to Fraud Concerns

Ever since the Target data breach made national headlines late last year, customers at banks across the country have been deactivating and reactivating their debit cards […]
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 […]
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. […]