Tag Archives: fraud

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 to avoid Fyres that can burn you

Erica Sandberg

The flames of April’s Fyre Festival have begun to die down, but the reputation of the failed fest’s co-founder was singed years before by an elite card that wasn’t what it seemed. Though some stories in 2014 about Billy McFarland’s…
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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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