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Getting a new card dropped his wife's credit score by 14 points.
You have some options, but watch out for high interest rates and ridiculous fees.
AmEx tries to convince us that not being able to borrow money is a feature.
An industry analyst says it's the highest rate he's ever seen.
Why worry about thieves? Your fraud liability is zero.
Agency creates own goofy ads, seeks comments on new rules.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.