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  • Subprime auto loans go down road to ruin

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Sunday, Aug. 3: Not even a decade after Wall Street gamblers took us to the brink of global economic ruin, the same players are back abusing the financial product that caused so much trouble the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'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...
  • 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...
  • Problem Solver: Family finds bumpy ride signing up for Obamacare

    Problem Solver: Family finds bumpy ride signing up for Obamacare
    Even with his experience as an insurance agent, David Schlossberg found navigating Obamacare painfully frustrating. The Lake in the Hills resident had a relatively simple time obtaining coverage for himself. Signing up his wife and infant son was...
  • Problem Solver: Peoples Gas bill error damages customer's credit

    Problem Solver: Peoples Gas bill error damages customer's credit
    Before moving out of his South Loop condominium in December, renter Andrew Hess contacted his utility providers and canceled service. When his final gas bill arrived in early February, he was surprised to see he owed $127.09. The bill was...
  • Kevin Hunt: Can I Buy A House With 5 Percent Down? With Sub-700 Credit Score?

    Kevin Hunt: Can I Buy A House With 5 Percent Down? With Sub-700 Credit Score?
    With the Arctic chill of the polar vortex back where it belongs and mortgage rates still near historic lows, the spring home-buying season has finally arrived. True or false: >> In the post-financial crisis, I can't get a mortgage with a credit...
  • 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....
  • 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...