A surprising number of Americans lug around wallets the size of family pets. Here's why they can drag you down -- and what to do about it.
Young people are often slow to find out they're a victim of identity fraud. Here's how they can protect themselves.
The latest victims are not related and live in different communities, so the problem is not just a localized one.
A California appeals court says a juvenile who accessed someone else's account and sent obscene messages in her name committed identity theft.
Some products that are marketed as insurance are best avoided.
Just like hackers at a now-defunct British tabloid, I can access your cellphone's voice mail. Here's how to prevent it.
The bottom-feeders come out in force whenever the economy is bad, pretending to offer you or others assistance.
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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.
Get your emergency fund together now if you want to avoid stumbling over costly surprises in the future.
Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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