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.
SoCal Homeowners Should Brace For Possible Boost In Home Equity PaymentsAt the height of the housing bubble a decade ago, a home equity line of credit seemed like an answer to a prayer.
LA Mayor Backs Tax Credit To Fund Quake Retrofitting PlanSupporters of retrofitting certain properties in Los Angeles to make them less vulnerable to earthquakes have long struggled with a way to fund such a massive effort.
Tips On Auto Financing If You Have Poor CreditEasy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring, but don't get reeled in.
Governor Announces $330M Tax Credit For California Film, TV Industry Gov. Jerry Brown announced a $330 million deal to boost funding for California film and television tax credit program over the next five years.
SoCal PF Chang's Restaurants Linked To Nationwide Security Breach Customers of P.F. Chang's restaurants across Southern California were notified Monday of a security breach involving involving credit and debit card data, company officials said.
'Synthetic' ID Theft Emerging As Fastest-Growing Type Of Consumer Fraud A Marina del Rey man has been convicted on charges related to a rapidly-growing high-tech crime known as synthetic identity theft, according to an exclusive KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.
How To Buy A Car With Bad CreditIt's not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.
Report: 200M SSNs Exposed In Data Breach At Experian Unit Investigators are looking into allegations of a major data breach linked to an Orange County-based credit reporting agency, according to reports Friday.
Teaching Teens Money Management BasicsA 2007 survey of teens by Charles Schwab & Co. found less than half are able to budget their money effectively.
Car Smarts: Drive For LessWhen it comes to getting around town, get more mileage out of your money.
Considering A Loan From Your Retirement PlanMost financial experts say borrowing from your 401k should be a last resort. But what’s the catch?