Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, October 04, 2014 6:00 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Some sophisticated crime rings are using identity theft to get their hands on new cars.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 4:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Banking customers in New York have fallen victim to identity theft from an unlikely criminal gang: a group of bank tellers.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 3:35 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Louisiana residents who got tax refunds via the state’s My Refund Visa debit card might have been hacked.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The FTC is raising awareness that those serving our country need to also be wary in guarding their finances.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 1:08 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Wearable electronics, such as “smart watches,” fitness bracelets and, of course, Google Glass, are all the rage right now. But as usual, the technology may be moving faster than users’ ability to understand and deal with the potential risks.

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.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:28 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

EMV chips protect against fraud, but they won’t necessarily preclude you from a data breach.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:21 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

More than one-third of all identity theft happens to people older than 50. Here are simple but effective ways to avoid it.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 4:37 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Seth Meyers shows consumers exactly what NOT to do if their credit card is stolen or compromised.

Monday, February 03, 2014 1:17 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

The U.S. will continue to dogged by identity thieves because it’s the easiest target.

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