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  • 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...
  • What to do about a stolen identity

    Q: My identity was stolen to open a Comcast account. Since I didn't pay the bill it was sent to a collections company. Now I have a record on my credit report. Comcast and the collections company tell me I have to dispute with the credit reporting...
  • 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...
  • Clear your cache: Websites store personal data on your Web browser

    Clear your cache: Websites store personal data on your Web browser
    Sensitive financial and healthcare information is stored on Web browsers, making it easily accessible to hackers, a new analysis has found. Web browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer – often save images and other content on...
  • FTC: One of four consumers has a credit report error

    Credit reports contain information about us that essentially will determine how much we pay for insurance, auto loans and other forms of credit. That’s because information in credit reports is used to¬†generate¬†credit scores, which lenders and others...
  • Home equity lines due for reset may be looming financial disaster

    WASHINGTON — Could the real estate market be heading for a new financial storm? Maybe. Some mortgage and credit experts worry that billions of dollars of home equity credit lines that were extended a decade ago during the housing boom could be...
  • Not all websites are equal when it comes to free credit reports

    A simple question from Willie: He wants to know where you can go online for free copies of your credit reports. By law, the major credit reporting companies -- Experian, Equifax and TransUnion -- are required to provide one free copy of your credit...
  • Edward J. McNeal Sr., credit executive who served in General Assembly, dies at 86

    Edward J. McNeal Sr., credit executive who served in General Assembly, dies at 86
    Edward Joseph "Ned" McNeal Sr., who served in the General Assembly and who later headed the Credit Bureau of Baltimore, died at Sinai Hospital on Wednesday after suffering a fall at his home. The Timonium resident was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...