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Concerned about privacy and security online? You’re not alone

Connie Prater

Do you feel your credit card information is safe when you shop online? Two newly released reports may give you reason to pause before you answer that question.
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Buy Less Live More for Lent

Connie Prater

What are you giving up for Lent? The Methodist Church of Britain urges followers to give up credit cards.
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J.P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo earnings slip

Jeremy Simon

In the latest earnings announcements from major U.S. credit card issuers, both J.P. Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo said their net income declined in the fourth quarter, even as both banks appeared to avoid the full impact of the subprime meltdown.
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Second Life bans gambling, predatory banks

Emily Crone

Second Life, a virtual online world, has its own currency that can be traded out for real money. Virtual gambling was recently banned in Second Life, and on Jan. 22, due to the fact that a loss of virtual money means a loss of real money, unchartered banks will no longer be welcome, either.
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Citi suffers loss on writedowns, credit costs

Jeremy Simon

Citigroup reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $9.83 billion on subprime-related writedowns and a spike in U.S. consumer credit costs.
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