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.
Writing 'Check ID' on the back won't help. Nor will buying credit card fraud insurance.
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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.
Buy a new refrigerator, and you could see your utility bills drop because of new energy-efficiency standards.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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