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  • Glendale resident discovers he had died years ago, according to credit file

    Robert Marcum knew he had a problem when he found out he was dead. The tragic news arrived recently as he was trying to close a deal to buy property in Palm Springs. Marcum, 70, was informed that, according to his credit file, he'd passed away a couple...
  • About one-third of complaints about credit bureaus result in relief

     
    If you've got a beef with one of the big 3 credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax and TransUnion) and you're wondering whether it's worth your while to file a complaint, a study released Tuesday offers some guidance. The U.S. Public Interest......
  • More than Target customers are at ID theft risk

    More than Target customers are at ID theft risk
    Your personal information isn't safe. That doesn't apply only to the 40 million Target shoppers whose credit and debit card numbers may now be in the hands of hackers. It's a trend that's been clear for many years: The stewards of consumers'...
  • Are you a Target shopper?

    Are you a Target shopper?
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is advising Target customers about how to protect themselves after a theft of consumer information from 40 million debit and credit cards used at the retail chain was reported. She says Floridians who used their...
  • Family finances: Hire an identity bodyguard

    Over the years, we have cast a skeptical eye on services that charge a fee in exchange for identity-theft protection. Why pay for a company to monitor your credit reports when you can get them free? But with so many entities, from your employer to your...
  • Target says data breach is far larger than first estimated

    The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer. The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...
  • Don't get schooled going back to school

    Don't get schooled going back to school
    The back-to-school madness has begun at my house. We're springing for school supplies, loading up our children's online lunch accounts and juggling after-school care. We won't get a breather even after the schools open their doors in a few weeks. Our...
  • Producing a first 90-day forecast

    DEAR JOYCE: I am scheduled to start a new managerial job on the first of the year. When I was offered the job, my future boss asked me if I had prepared a 90-day forecast yet. I said, "Working on it." Hints? -- C.C. Considering the many kinds of...
  • FBI investigating Wichita website hacking

    FBI investigating Wichita website hacking
    A City of Wichita website hacked and thousands of people may have had their personal information compromised. If you've paid a bill or a traffic ticket on-line, this does not affect you. But anyone who's done work for the city and some employees could be...
  • Your credit file can be a matter of life and death

    Robert Marcum knew he had a problem when he found out he was dead. The tragic news arrived recently as he was trying to close a deal to buy property in Palm Springs. Marcum, 70, was informed that, according to his credit file, he'd passed away a...
  • Beware of Affordable Care Act scams

    Now that a big part of the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA, aka Obamacare) has gone into effect, there's an unfortunate development -- a new crop of scams that fraudsters have come up with in order to secure unauthorized use of your personal information. You...