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One in Ten People Use the Most Popular PIN Number
By: Michael

One in Ten People Use the Most Popular PIN Number

Protecting the security of your checking account is closely tied to having a secure PIN. But you need one that you can remember, keeping the thieves at bay, without lo...

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How Much Do You Know About Credit Scores?
Prevent Credit Card Theft at Gas Pumps
By: Michael

Prevent Credit Card Theft at Gas Pumps

Between 8 and 12 million people will be victims in a single year as thieves use extraordinary measures to steal your money. U.S. postal inspectors are searching hotel ...

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eBay Users: Watch Out for Fake “Second Chance” Offers
By: Amanda

eBay Users: Watch Out for Fake “Second Chance” Offers

Most consumers recognize the name of eBay, the online auction site where people from around the world buy and sell things.  However, users of eBay have recently been r...

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Survey Reveals 77% of Consumers Have Financial Worries
By: Jackie

Survey Reveals 77% of Consumers Have Financial Worries

April is Financial Literacy Month, so it is fitting that the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA) ...

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Things Consumers Should Know About Credit
By: Tom

Things Consumers Should Know About Credit

This morning as I was surfing the net, I came across an article which presented information about credit, credit scores, and how lenders and insurers determine risk. Read More

Extra Charges on Your Credit Card? It Could Be from Drip Pricing.
By: Amanda

Extra Charges on Your Credit Card? It Could Be from Drip Pricing.

Have you ever noticed extra charges on your credit card bill related to your last purchase? This could be due to a practice known as “Drip Pricing.” So, what is Drip P...

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Freeze the Thieves
Credit Card Interest Rate Reduction Calls Return
By: Amanda

Credit Card Interest Rate Reduction Calls Return

Yesterday, we heard from a consumer letting us know that there may be a new round of phone calls claiming that you can lower the interest rates on your credit cards.  ...

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