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Confessions of a recovering careless cardholder

Julie Loffredi

I have a confession. I am a recovering careless cardholder. That’s right. I’ve been sloppy in the past about safeguarding my information, and it has landed me in trouble. The result? My credit card numbers have been stolen multiple times.…
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Usernames and passwords, don’t slow me down!

Kimberley Carmona

Like most people my age, I use my mobile phone for everything. I use my phone to connect with people, check the weather and order groceries. I also track how much I have in my bank account using my mobile bank app. I…
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Avoid identity theft – empty your trash

Jenny Hoff

We all read with horror about data breaches at companies that hold our information, and we’re shocked if someone steals our credit card number when our card never left the wallet. Yet, when it comes to basic protection of our personal…
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Lazy passwords increase your risk of fraud

Sienna Kossman

Those eight-to-10 character passwords you’ve created to protect your accounts aren’t as secure as you think, and fraudsters are cracking our log-in credentials now more than ever.
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Hacking PINs is as easy as 1-2-3-4

Kristie Aronow

When creating a PIN, research suggests most people choose dangerously simple codes that may be easily remembered, and just as easily guessed by thieves.
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