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  • Family finances: how to combat data theft

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Highly publicized security breaches at large retailers have left consumers looking for guidance on how to guard their financial information. We have answers to your questions about what to do in the event of a data breach....
  • Protect children from ID thefts

    As identity theft has surged in recent years, more of the victims have been children. But a growing number of states are pushing back. Take Wisconsin, where lawmakers recently approved legislation known as the Child Credit Protection Act. The law is...
  • Paying off old debts may not improve your credit scores

    Dear Liz: How can I get a clear and complete picture of the debts that are hurting my credit score? I have my credit report already. I'm a bit lost and I need to get my credit cleared up to buy a home. Answer: You actually have three credit reports, one...
  • New website may help explain reasons for low credit score

    It hurts when you've been rejected for a mortgage. Of course, there are many reasons you can be turned down. You may not have been employed long enough in your current job, for example, or you may not make enough money for the property you want to buy....
  • Easton Hospital's parent company says personal data of 4.5M patients stolen in Chinese cyberattack

    Easton Hospital's parent company says personal data of 4.5M patients stolen in Chinese cyberattack
    Personal information on a number of Easton Hospital patients — including their names and Social Security numbers — was stolen in a cybertheft that likely originated in China, the hospital's parent company announced Monday. According to...
  • Why credit monitoring will not help you after a data breach

    Why credit monitoring will not help you after a data breach
    The latest data breach involving credit and debit cards, this time at Jewel-Osco and sister supermarkets, has yet another retailer advising customers to check their credit reports and offering free credit monitoring. Problem is, that’s bad advice....
  • Worried about Russian hackers? Take these personal-data precautions

    Hackers have struck again. This time, a Russian hacking ring has allegedly stolen more than a billion online user names and passwords, including more than 500 million email addresses. They are believed to be selling those data to third parties on the...
  • Getting control of the mortgage after divorce

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Could you tell me what constitutes a legal mortgage? I live in Florida and I have clear title to my home. The homeowner's insurance policy and property taxes are in my name. I got the house and my ex-husband got the...
  • What to do if you think Russian hackers stole your login, password

    A ring of Russian hackers have allegedly stolen more than a billion online user names and passwords, including more than 500 million email addresses. They are believed to be using that data to spam Internet users. It's unclear which websites the Russian...
  • What's the (credit) score? Now it's free

    Until now, it's been a nearly unknowable number, more revealing than your (real) waist size, more influential than the GDP growth rate, and more closely guarded than the combination to Fort Knox or the measurements of any random Kardashian. I am...
  • Family finances: tips to manage and improve your credit

    Credit is complicated and, sometimes, counterintuitive. But knowing some key credit facts could help you get a better rate on a mortgage, or negotiate a better deal from your card issuer. A little debt is desirable. When Teresa Doseck of Wapakoneta,...