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4 Cyber Monday credit card shopping tips

Sienna Kossman

It’s time to make a list, check it twice, and fill your online shopping carts on Cyber Monday. In fact, Cyber Monday 2016 is expected to be the largest online shopping day of all time, according to Adobe’s 2016 Digital Insights…
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Identity theft’s upside: Higher credit scores

Kelly Dilworth

There’s a surprising silver lining to having your identity stolen: It could motivate you to clean up your credit and improve your long-term credit scores. While identity theft dents people’s credit scores in the short-term, credit scores then go up…
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Do you check restaurant receipts? You should

Kimberley Carmona

A night out with friends might include savory food, tasty cocktails and a table full of laughter, but getting charged for more than what you signed for can ruin any good memories. I have had that experience. I was with friends…
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Talking about fraud can help prevent it

Kelly Dilworth

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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Luxury vacation offer may be a scam

Susan Ladika

If you’re hoping for a hot time vacationing at a luxurious tropical resort this summer, you could wind up cooling your heels if you fall for a new travel scam. Fraudsters have been busily calling, faxing and emailing individuals and businesses…
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