Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, October 23, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Seniors are often a target for identity theft. They tend to be less digitally aware, they trust more easily and are more civic- and family-minded.

Friday, October 02, 2015 1:41 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Hackers have stolen the personal information of 15 million in a data breach of Experian.

Friday, August 14, 2015 12:42 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Victims of ID theft who get free credit monitoring services won’t have to report the value of those services as taxable income, according to the IRS.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 3:11 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Citibank misrepresented the cost and fees for credit card add-ons, like debt protection services, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 2:27 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Two new enforcement actions call out two companies for unfairly charging consumers for credit card add-on benefits they did not receive.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 5:00 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The carrier has been penalized for failing to protect its customers’ personal information.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:00 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

President Obama has signed an executive order directing the federal government to take some incremental steps to fight card fraud and identity theft.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 1:12 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Credit bureau TransUnion is beefing up its credit monitoring for members who pay for the service.