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Talking about fraud can help prevent it

Kelly Dilworth
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The next time you get a suspicious call or text message, don’t keep it to yourself. Broadcast it to your family members and friends, says the Federal Trade Commission. Your loved ones may be able to help you determine whether…
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Prepaid debit cards need clear price tags

Fred Williams

Shopping for prepaid debit cards, as I did in March and April, makes you appreciate the more orderly world of credit cards. Take, for example, the Schumer box. That’s the chart on credit card offers that tells you the APR,…
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Free credit scores now much easier to get

Kelly Dilworth
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With card issuers and personal finance websites increasingly offering free credit scores to everyone, it’s a wonder we all aren’t tracking our scores and taking steps to improve our credit. It’s definitely getting easier than ever to get your credit…
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Avoid identity theft – empty your trash

Jenny Hoff
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We all read with horror about data breaches at companies that hold our information, and we’re shocked if someone steals our credit card number when our card never left the wallet. Yet, when it comes to basic protection of our personal…
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Family’s summer fun doesn’t have to be pricey

Jenny Hoff
family-summer-fun-blog

Remember when you were a kid and your parents told you to come up with new, creative — and cheap — ways to have fun? As an adult, those skills can come in handy, especially when you have a long…
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