ID theft again tops FTC fraud complaint list

Jeremy Simon

Earlier this week, the Federal Trade Commission unveiled its list of leading consumer fraud complaints for 2007. Topping the FTC’s complaint list for the seventh-straight year: identity theft.
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Why you should care about credit

Emily Crone

To those who don’t think they need credit or don’t think their credit matters much, let me prove you wrong. Credit is used in so many facets of life. Having no credit or bad credit isn’t that different, since either situation can put a serious damper on more than just your finances.
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Plastic politicking: Donating to campaigns by credit card

Emily Crone

Are you crazy for Barack? Are you rooting for Hillary? Are you counting on McCain? Do you “heart” Huckabee? It’s quick and easy to support your favorite presidential candidate with your credit card.
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Wary consumers turn the tide on ID theft

Emily Crone

Concerned consumers, breathe a sigh of relief: A report released yesterday by Javelin Strategy & Research reveals that identity fraud is on the decline in most of America. It also reinforces a three-year trend that the majority of information stolen by criminals is taken from personal belongings and phone calls — not online.
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Discover what your sweetie wants for Valentine’s

Emily Crone

Think you know what your date wants for Valentine’s Day? Discover Card’s third annual Valentine’s Day Shopping Survey exposes what lovebirds are planning to buy and hoping to receive this Feb. 14. Also, several ways to have an inexpensive celebration.
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