Personal Finance in the News 10/20/12

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This week the experts from spoke to the media, offering insight on online banking, mobile device security, credit scores, credit cards and debt. Check out the hits…

5 Online Mistakes That Put You In Jeopardy co-founder Adam Levin spoke to Jessica Doyle at WUSA9 about what constitutes safe behavior online. He offers several tips to avoid getting scammed when banking, socializing or filling out questionnaires online. He explains that the simplest and most innocent online actions can often be the most damaging to users. @Adam_K_Levin @WUSA9 @financialista

Mobile Banking: 9 Ways You Must Protect Your Account

Sticking with the subject of cyber security, Adam spoke to CBS MoneyWatch about the hazards that come along with mobile devices as far as financial security is concerned. He notes how easy these devices are lost, misplaced or stolen and how in the wrong hands your financial profile can be stolen in a moment. Adam also offers security tactics to prevent some of these unfortunate circumstances from happening. @CBSMoneyWatch @kathykristof

Building Credit History as a Couple community director, Barry Paperno lends his advice to Bankrate for couples on making their finances work together. He stresses the importance of keeping the balances on cards low and points out both partners are responsible for the entire balance of joint accounts. @BarryPaperno @Bankrate

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