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Could Selfies Stop Credit Card Fraud?
If you put your picture on your credit card, are fraudsters less likely to use it?

Get a Free Credit Report More Than Once a Year
A new service from Credit Karma provides access to your TransUnion credit report any time at no charge.

Home Depot Says 56 Million Credit Cards Affected in Security Breach
Company Says It Has Contained Security Breach, Malware Eliminated

What Really Happens After Your Credit Card Is Stolen
What exactly happens to your credit card data after it's stolen? We take a peek inside the cybercriminal underground to explore this frightening reality.

Checking Your Credit Report
I'll bet every time I have suggested that you get copies of your free credit reports you have made a mental note to check yours. Do it now!

Woman Arrested With 73 Credit Cards, None in Her Name
A woman found to have a bag full of credit cards claimed she was holding onto them for a friend.

Now Is The Time To Check Your Credit Report And Save Before The Holidays
As you start to think about gift-giving, there is something you need to put at the top of your list, before you start shopping online or at the mall: You need to pull and review your credit reports.  "It's important to review your credit reports, to see if there has been any suspicious activity with your accounts," said Katie Moore, credit counselor from nonprofit GreenPath Debt Solutions. "The …

Home Depot Reveals How Bad Its Security Breach Really Was
More than two weeks after Home Depot's cyber attack first discovered, the home retailer said today a payment data breach exposed 56 million credit and debit cards. The company said the breach has been contained and the malware responsible eliminated. The malware was custom-built to evade detection and, contrary to earlier reports, had not been seen in other breaches.

Don't deny consumers the right to sound off online
If you’ve got a beef with a business, you might go to an online review site such as Yelp, Angie’s List, or TripAdvisor and tell readers about your bad experience.

freecreditscore.com™ launches credit apps for iPhone and Android smartphone devices
COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – freecreditscore.com™ today announced the release of its free mobile app for iOS and Android smartphone devices. This unique and engaging mobile experience shows consumers a detailed picture of their credit. The apps, available now, put members' credit information at their fingertips, providing them the resources they need to make smarter …