Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

While being on the FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry may not stop telemarketers from calling you, it’s still worthwhile to put your cell, VOIP and land lines on the list.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:30 pm
By Allison Ross ·

Being a good Samaritan can be difficult, as Bankrate’s Jessica Patel found out recently. After finding a lost debit card on the subway, editor Patel called the number on the back to report it as lost. But rather than a quick phone call, she found herself facing Chase Bank’s automated phone system, which did not

Monday, June 02, 2014 11:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner ·

FINRA last week issued a warning to investors being contacted about high-yield CDs.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 11:54 am
By Allison Ross ·

A new cybersecurity threat to ATMs allows thieves to make unlimited withdrawals.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:00 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Make sure your donations to Typhoon Haiyan victims go to legitimate groups.

Friday, September 13, 2013 7:03 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Scammers are trying to take advantage of the growing interest in medical marijuana.

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 2:27 pm
By Kay Bell ·

If you lose money in a scam, the IRS might be sympathetic. But the tax agency also wants any taxes that might arise from the fraudulent transaction.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013 5:23 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

A debt settlement services company allegedly misled consumers about fees and services.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 4:56 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The government is offering new instructional materials to help older people learn to avoid scams.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 2:16 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Safeguard your personal information this holiday shopping season. It could be used at tax time to file a fake return and steal your refund.

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