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Wary consumers turn the tide on ID theft

Emily Crone

Concerned consumers, breathe a sigh of relief: A report released yesterday by Javelin Strategy & Research reveals that identity fraud is on the decline in most of America. It also reinforces a three-year trend that the majority of information stolen by criminals is taken from personal belongings and phone calls — not online.
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Discover what your sweetie wants for Valentine’s

Emily Crone

Think you know what your date wants for Valentine’s Day? Discover Card’s third annual Valentine’s Day Shopping Survey exposes what lovebirds are planning to buy and hoping to receive this Feb. 14. Also, several ways to have an inexpensive celebration.
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Study: misery isn’t miserly — the sad spend more

Daniel Ray

According to a study released Friday, sadness and overspending tend to go hand-in-tissue-holding-hand.
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House introduces ‘Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights’

Jeremy Simon

House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today introduced the “Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights Act of 2008” (H.R. 5244), “comprehensive credit card reform legislation aimed at leveling the playing field between credit card companies and consumers.”
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Dollars versus donuts: a poll

Emily Crone

An American Express survey was announced this morning revealing that Americans are striving equally for both physical and financial fitness in 2008. Between the obesity epidemic and the credit crunch, I think this is great news.
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