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Google plan to track card data outrages privacy activists

Kelly Dilworth

Google has started tracking what you buy with your credit and debit cards so that it can convince retailers that its targeted ads are persuading you to spend more. While this helps marketers, privacy activists – and everyday consumers like…
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5 money lessons from TV’s ‘Nashville’

Susan Johnston Taylor

Set amidst the cutthroat country music scene, the hit TV series “Nashville” features money-embezzling ex-husbands and country superstars signing bad contracts and spending with abandon. The show, which returns to CMT for the second half of its fifth season this…
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6 ways to reduce your risk of skimmer fraud

Dawn Papandrea

When you hit the road this summer, be on the lookout for card skimmers at gas pumps, ATMs and payment terminals that are poised to steal your credit and debit card information. Skimmers are devices placed over a card payment…
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How card travel insurance can save you bucks, headaches

Stephanie Zito
How your card's travel insurance can save you bucks, headaches

As the summer travel season gets underway, airline system outages, overbooked flights and new electronics bans on some planes seem to be joining flight delays and lost luggage as travel norms. Can credit card travel protections help if your flight…
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Pros, cons of paying rent with your credit cards

Toni Husbands

Charging your rent can be a savvy way to rack up rewards, but is it worth the added cost of paying by plastic? For some millennials I spoke with, a generation that has grown up in a world in which…
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