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Mar 6, 2014 9:19AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint database highlights the worst problems people have with collectors.

Jan 17, 2014 4:32PM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

If you're contacted over past-due bills, make sure the caller is legitimate, and understand your rights.

Oct 29, 2013 8:34AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

Retailers, marketers and others have personal information about you. A new proposal would let consumers know what information data-hoarding firms have.

Sep 24, 2013 10:05PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

Millions were sent letters claiming they were winners; instead they were scammed out of more than $11 million.

Sep 24, 2013 4:47PM on Smart SpendingBy Smart Spending Editor

Complaining to a company is not always a sure thing. Here are 7 tips to consider before lodging a complaint that may help you find a positive resolution.

Sep 23, 2013 11:54PM on Smart SpendingBy Donna_Freedman

That online article you just read might actually be paid advertising. The Federal Trade Commission is taking a hard look at 'sponsored content.'

Sep 23, 2013 4:58PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

New York's attorney general gets promises from 19 businesses to halt the practice of producing conjured-up reviews.

Sep 20, 2013 3:46PM on Smart SpendingBy Mitch Lipka

Dinged for deceptive advertising about its cold and flu immune booster, Walgreens cuts $219,000 in checks to consumers. That's nothing to sneeze at.

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Can insuring adult kids hurt your credit?

Under new Obamacare rules, parents can keep their adult children insured till age 26, but they're not responsible for the deductibles.

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