Americans Would Rather Have Naked Photos of Them Leaked Than Have Their Finances Exposed

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Americans Would Rather Have Naked Photos of Them Leaked Than Have Their Finances Exposed

Americans Would Rather Have Naked Photos of Them Leaked Than Have Their Finances Exposed

Want to know what’s worse than having naked pictures of yourself leaked online? Having your financial information stolen or compromised — or so said 55% of those polled in MasterCard’s Emotion of Safety & Security Research survey, released today. Even more would rather have their homes robbed (59%) or email hacked (62%) than have financial data stolen or compromised…. Read More

4 Phone Calls That Can Save You a Ton of Money

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4 Phone Calls That Can Save You a Ton of Money

4 Phone Calls That Can Save You a Ton of Money

With late fees, penalty interest rates and complex credit-scoring algorithms, it often feels like the world of personal finance is designed to be unfavorable to the consumer. As challenging as it may be to keep everything in order, there are plenty of things about your finances you can control, even when it seems like someone… Read More

I Already Have $700 Saved for Christmas & You Can Too

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I Already Have $700 Saved for Christmas & You Can Too

I Already Have $700 Saved for Christmas & You Can Too

Every year in January, millions of Americans try to recover from a hangover. No, not that kind of hangover — I’m referring to the holiday debt hangover. Unfortunately, many Americans also take months to pay off that debt and some may even carry it for years. Whether you are just now in the black from… Read More

Dodd-Frank Turns 5 & Not Everyone’s Happy About It

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Dodd-Frank Turns 5 & Not Everyone’s Happy About It

Dodd-Frank Turns 5 & Not Everyone’s Happy About It

Has financial reform been a sterling success or a terrible failure? Expect to hear a lot of opinions and posturing on the subject this month. July marks five years since Congress passed the most sweeping financial reform legislation since the Great Depression. The public reviews of what’s known as the Dodd-Frank reforms begin in earnest… Read More

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