Winners should never have to send money to claim their prize.
The lack of a bar code or expiration date is often a sign that the coupon is fake.
Giving your password to people who aren't members of your household could get you charged with a crime in Tennessee.
The mortgage crisis has created a new breed of scammer -- one that charges upfront fees and tells you to lie to your lender.
Customers who used a debit card at these stores should immediately contact their bank.
They may not be completely and absolutely true. Oh, you knew that already?
More than 1.3 million Americans complained to the Federal Trade Commission last year. Here are the top complaints, with advice on avoiding each one.
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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.
Casual dining restaurant chains have jumped on the happy hour train with deals on drinks and snacks -- maybe enough for dinner.
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