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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 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 22, 2014

A Change is Gonna Come: New Mortgage Rules for 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) thinks it can stave off a future housing crisis with new regulations. Starting Jan. 10, a bevy of new rules […]
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 […]
January 15, 2014

Target Offers Free Credit Monitoring for Customers

Target said Monday that its customers may now sign up for a free year of credit monitoring and identity theft protection, as part of its response […]
January 14, 2014

Don't Fear Credit: 5 Reasons Credit Scores are Scary

Credit is all sorts of fun. At least the folks at Credit.com think so – but they also realize not everyone shares their enthusiasm. The mention […]
December 30, 2013

10 Personal Finance Predictions for 2014

This year there were a number of improvements in the personal finance arena, from longer 0% interest periods for credit cards to hints that checking account […]
December 20, 2013

Target Shoppers: What You Should Do Now

It’s a shoppers nightmare. The holidays are upon us and as shoppers check off items on their gift shopping list, a major retailer announces a security […]
December 17, 2013

Foreclosure is Not the End of Homeownership

If your home was foreclosed upon during the recent housing crash, you might think there’s no chance for you to ever own a home again. But […]