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From Swiping To Dipping, New Chip Credit Cards Aim To Guard Against Theft

Retailers large and small are having to grapple with transitioning to accept new technology designed to make credit cards more secure by adding a unique identifier with a computer chip to each transaction.

18 hours ago

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New App Allows Diners To Pay With Their Phones

With TabbedOut, users provide the app with personal information and when it’s time to pay at a bar or restaurant that uses the app, it’s as simple as letting your server or bartender know that’s how you’d like to pay.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2015

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Exclusive: Woman Caught On Camera Filching Credit Card Delivery From Fullerton Doorstep

Police are hoping security video leads them to a thief who filched a UPS package left on a Fullerton doorstep.

04/27/2015

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New Data Breach Threatens Albertsons Customers

The company said that in late August or early September, malicious software was installed on networks that process credit and debit card transactions at some of their stores.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2014

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

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Teaching Teens Money Management Basics

A 2007 survey of teens by Charles Schwab & Co. found less than half are able to budget their money effectively.

02/10/2014

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Car Smarts: Drive For Less

When it comes to getting around town, get more mileage out of your money.

02/10/2014

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Considering A Loan From Your Retirement Plan

Most financial experts say borrowing from your 401k should be a last resort. But what’s the catch?

02/03/2014

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Budget For Emergency Savings

Establishing an emergency savings plan is one of your most important financial moves.

02/03/2014

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Reduce Temptation: Slow The Deluge Of Junk Mail & Calls

Unsolicited credit card offers are more than just spending temptations. They are also potential opportunities for identity thieves.

01/27/2014

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Debt & The Compulsive Spender

At what point does a fun shopping habit become a debt-causing addiction? Are you a compulsive shopper?

01/27/2014

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