Credit/Debt

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God Is Real, And He's Suing Equifax

1:56 pm, April 11, 2014

In a divine lawsuit, a man whose legal first name is "God" has filed a lawsuit against the consumer credit reporting agency.

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Prepaid Debit Cards Are Still Charging You Fees

3:55 pm, April 07, 2014

The prepaid debit card marketplace shifts constantly, but 83% of prepaid debit cards still charge monthly fees.

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Man Achieves Perfect Credit Score, Issues Press Release

9:27 am, April 07, 2014

It is estimated that less than 2/10ths of 1% of U.S. consumers have a perfect credit score.

 

Janet Yellen on Main Street: A Simplified Guide

4:45 pm, March 31, 2014

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen discussed her practical Main Street outlook for policymaking in her first public speech today since taking the helm of the central ...

debt

The Downward Debt Spiral

2:18 pm, March 31, 2014

While most everyone knows payday loans are not sound financial planning, a new study sheds light on just how often these loans lead to a downward spiral of debt.
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Credit Card Companies Knew Security Risks Nearly 25 Years Ago

10:32 am, March 28, 2014

"Safest" card for banks and consumers discussed at Visa conference in 1990.

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While Identity Theft Plagues Credit, Retailers Delay Costly But Secure Chip-and-Pin Cards

8:10 am, March 26, 2014

While car and home buyers underestimate the impact of identity fraud on securing a good interest rate, demand is growing for U.S. retailers, banks and credit card ...

 

Payday Loans Can be Addictive

9:29 am, March 25, 2014

Cash advance loans often carry interest rates of 400% or more.

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Zombie Debt Can Track You Down

8:51 am, March 25, 2014

Maybe it is an old department store charge. Perhaps a doctor's bill. Whatever it is, it's money you owed maybe five or ten years ago, you lost track of it, but now ...

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Debt Traps That Will Ensure You Stay In Debt

9:22 am, March 24, 2014

These tried-and-true methods will ensure your family stays in debt long after you move on from this world.

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