Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 11:06 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Fears of credit card fraud are high after recent security breaches involving Sony Online Entertainment, Sony PlayStation Network and Qriocity services, that may have exposed customers’ payment information. Consumers around the world have been quick to attribute recent incidents of credit card fraud to the intrusion, according to a smattering of technology media reports. Reports

Thursday, April 28, 2011 10:06 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Consumers who use Sony Corp.’s PlayStation Network or Qriocity services may have been the victims of credit card data theft, according to a notice posted on a company website. While there was as yet no evidence that credit card data had been taken, the possibility had not been ruled out. “If you have provided your

Monday, April 25, 2011 1:40 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Would you trade a year’s worth of your credit card transactions data for a discount on a new pair of jeans? Gap is betting you will. Or at least that’s the idea behind a marketing initiative by the clothing retailer and the Visa credit card payment processing company. To enroll, you’ll have to enter your