Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

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

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:00 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

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 ·

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