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Are your kids’ toys threatening their privacy?
Are your kids’ toys threatening their privacy? Children & Pets March 22nd, 2017
Is Santa spying on your kids? A set of consumer groups think so and are petitioning the Federal Trade Commission…
Here’s what happened when a bar went completely cashless
Here’s what happened when a bar went completely cashless Money & Credit March 22nd, 2017
When Sam Largent opened his second bar in the Seattle area, he thought he’d take a bold risk: No cash…
Warning: That urgent email from your boss could be a scam!
Warning: That urgent email from your boss could be a scam! Scams & Rip-Offs March 22nd, 2017
It’s much easier to steal $1 million from one person than $1 from a million people, so naturally that’s where…
These government programs may have prolonged the recession
These government programs may have prolonged the recession Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Have government programsintended to help struggling homeowners actually prolonged the recession instead? Read more:This tool shows how much you'll pay…
3 things that increase your risk of being a fraud victim
3 things that increase your risk of being a fraud victim Protect Your Rights & Identity March 22nd, 2017
Using social networks and sharing personal information online can dramatically increase your risk for fraud, a new study has found.…
The biggest credit union in the U.S. will pay $28.5 million for bad debt collection
The biggest credit union in the U.S. will pay $28.5 million for bad debt collection Scams & Rip-Offs May 3rd, 2018
Navy Federal Credit Union made threats and restricted account access to delinquent members as part of a pattern of illegal debt collection practices,…
This for-profit school is forgiving $23.5 million in student loan debt in CFPB settlement
This for-profit school is forgiving $23.5 million in student loan debt in CFPB settlement Education March 22nd, 2017
A for-profit school that allegedly told students their loans would only cost $25 per month to repay must now forgive…
This millennial faced her student loan debt & started a budgeting group for women
This millennial faced her student loan debt & started a budgeting group for women Money & Credit March 22nd, 2017
Heather Young was nearly 30 and staring down $75,000 instudent loan debtwhen she a made a choice. “I was paying…
How much house do Americans actually own?
How much house do Americans actually own? Homes & Real Estate September 12th, 2018
When people say they own their home, it’s usually a half-truth at best. Often, a bank owns the home they…
A debt collector came after me for $4,526 that I didn’t owe
A debt collector came after me for $4,526 that I didn’t owe Money & Credit March 22nd, 2017
She was accused of check fraudand theft by deception. She was told that she owed $4,526, and was facing daily…
Nearly half of Americans are making this expensive credit card mistake
Nearly half of Americans are making this expensive credit card mistake Money & Credit March 22nd, 2017
One of the most common recommendations for using acredit cardsuccessfully is to pay off the balance in full every billing…
The 25 best employers if you want to work from home
The 25 best employers if you want to work from home Jobs February 22nd, 2018
Looking for a more work-at-home friendly job? You're not alone. But while telecommuting has long been promised as a cure to many…
Hackers steal millions of LinkedIn passwords: Here’s what you need to do
Hackers steal millions of LinkedIn passwords: Here’s what you need to do Protect Your Identity March 22nd, 2017
Quick, what was your LinkedIn password in 2012? OK, now think of every password you use forevery service, and make…
7 questions every debt collector should be able to answer
7 questions every debt collector should be able to answer Money & Credit March 22nd, 2017
A “debt collector” call can arrive at any time for just about anyone. Even if you’ve never missed a payment…
Will it now be easier to sue your bank?
Will it now be easier to sue your bank? Protect Your Rights & Identity March 22nd, 2017
Federal regulators moved one big step closer Thursday to banning contract language that prohibits consumers from joining class-action lawsuits against…
Could you be sued for texting a driver?
Could you be sued for texting a driver? Mobile & Electronics March 22nd, 2017
Text-message senders, beware: U.S. courts are moving ever closer to blaming the sender of a text forcar accidentsthat occur whilethe…
The average American has 7.2 jobs by 28, study says
The average American has 7.2 jobs by 28, study says Jobs March 22nd, 2017
Feel like you’re bouncing around between jobs? Have no fear, you are hardly alone. A typical young adult in the…