Credit Cards

Credit Cards With Fraud-Fighting Chips To Become The Norm This WeekCredit and debit cards equipped with new microchips will become the industry standard starting Thursday, making way for a more secure purchasing process expected to reduce counterfeiting, according to a Los Angeles Times report.
From Swiping To Dipping, New Chip Credit Cards Aim To Guard Against TheftRetailers 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.
Philippe's The Original Now Taking Credit CardsFans of Philippe’s French dip sandwiches will no longer have to make a pit stop for cash now that the restaurant takes credit cards.
New App Allows Users To Lock Credit Cards, Customize SecurityA new app aims to allow users to have more control over their credit cards, including setting spending limits and locking the card when it is not in use.
Get Protected: America's Top Identity-Theft ScamsEach 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.
Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity TheftIdentity 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.
Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child's Identity Is Being UsedIdentity 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.
The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade CommissionThe 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.
How To Repair Your Credit After Identify TheftMany Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.
Holiday Shopping Online? Tips On How To Keep Your Personal Info SafeSkipping Black Friday and shopping entirely online?
Top Five Free Date Ideas In Los AngelesDating and love don't have to cost a fortune, especially when Los Angeles has so many fun free things to do.
4 Men Arrested For Allegedly Buying Gas With Stolen Credit Card InfoThe FBI arrested four men this week for an alleged identity theft scheme that involved using stolen credit cards to fraudulently buy fuel at gas stations.