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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 24, 2014

Credit Card Debt Grows Among Those With Poor Credit

Consumers with low credit scores account for an increasingly large chunk of the nation’s credit card debt, with subprime borrowers carrying more than three times the […]
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 21, 2014

2014 Predictions: Mortgage and Real Estate

In December, the New York Times ran a great article about what Americans can expect in the upcoming year when it comes to mortgages and home […]
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 […]