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July 3, 2012

During the last three years, the banking industry has been hammered by bad loans, increased regulations and a recession. During this time, prepaid car...
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May 17, 2012

As our population ages, a disturbing trend is evolving: elder financial abuse continues to grow. The estimated annual financial loss by victims of eld...
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May 15, 2012

If you plan on renting a car during an upcoming summer vacation, using a credit card to pay for it may save you money and provide some increased prote...
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May 1, 2012

Are Arbitration Clauses Good for Consumers? If you have applied for a credit card, checking account or cell phone, you have probably signed an arbitra...
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April 24, 2012

The less you know about credit cards, the more you will pay, especially if you are a woman. A study from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation sho...
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April 3, 2012

Global Payments is the latest company to fall victim to a large-scale hacking incident. On Monday, the company said hackers stole debit and credit car...
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March 30, 2012

Using a mobile device to access your bank account is not only convenient, but it appears to be helping consumers better manage their finances. A new F...
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March 27, 2012

Summer vacation is just around the corner, and generous credit card reward programs can help you earn a free plane ticket for that upcoming trip. But ...
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March 15, 2012

Debt collection consistently ranks extremely high in any survey or study that tracks consumer complaints. Debt collection is an industry with an aggre...
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March 7, 2012

Two new trends are emerging in the credit card industry, and a new card from Barclays will try to attract cardholders by incorporating both of these...
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