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  • 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,...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Weekly mortgage applications Local earnings: None Other earnings: Brown-Forman Copr., Chico's FAS, Equifax Inc., Express Inc., Michaels Cos. Inc., Tiffany & Co.,  Williams-Sonoma Inc. and others
  • Aug. 28: Secretary of Transportation to speak at Retail Breakfast Club

    Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne is slated to speak to Retail Alliance members at the Retail Breakfast Club 7:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn Virginia Beach. Cost: Free for members (including Equifax), $35 for non-members (includes a...
  • Credit card balances going up in South Florida

    South Floridians are pulling out their credit cards more than most people in the country, reports Equifax, the national credit reporting agency. The metro area encompassing Broward and Miami-Dade counties had the third-highest jump in credit card...
  • Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data

     Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data
    You might have gone to a supermarket, mailed a package at UPS or gone to a restaurant or hospital and thought nothing about holding your wallet tightly. Yet, a thief might have preyed on you anyway. And if you are like millions of Americans, you are...
  • Five things for Friday, August 29

    Five things for Friday, August 29
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: body on tracks delays SunRail; Arts & Entertainment Season Preview; coach named an honorary Irishman; and more. 1. A body on the railroad tracks in Sanford caused SunRail delays this monring. Sanford...
  • Credit-card debt jumps in Orlando as economy improves

    Credit-card debt jumps in Orlando as economy improves
    Fueled by a stronger economy, credit-card debt is accelerating for the first time in years in Metro Orlando — one of the country's fastest-growing markets for paying with plastic, a new study has found. Consumer credit-card debt in the metro...
  • 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...