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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Credit check turns up theft of homebuyer's identity

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I love your show. My 25-year old daughter thinks she is ready to jump into the housing market. When checking her credit, she found out that she may have already bought a house and a car. (And, of course, she did...
  • Swift Justice: Family loans, divorces and credit reports, and credit card protection plans

    Dear Jackie, Around 13 years ago, I lent my current husband's daughter $1,000, and she has never paid me back. I had no promise note on it. I was wondering if I can still take her to court or has my time run out? -- Catherine from Thornton, Calif. Hi,...
  • Swift Justice: Mother fraud, botched remodeling and Porsche dents

    Dear Jackie, I'm retired military and have been deployed twice. My first deployment was from 2006-07. During that deployment, I left starter checks from my checking account at my mother's house. She wrote many checks in my name and cashed them without my...
  • Swift Justice: Repossession, student loans and friends' cars

    Dear Jackie, If my house is repossessed and I am living in it, can I gut it after it is sold at auction without any legal ramifications? -- James from Mishawaka, Ind. Hi, James, No, No, No! You could not only be sued civilly but you could face criminal...
  • Swift Justice: Car payments, cable bills and co-signing

    Dear Jackie, While living with my boyfriend in Iowa for two years, I helped pay for a sports car he purchased. He promised me at the time that if we ever broke up, he would make sure to pay me for all of the payments I made towards the car. I have copies...
  • Your credit score is too important not to maintain

    Your credit score will determine not only whether you can obtain credit, but also the cost of credit to you. The difference of even a few points can cost -- or save -- you thousands of dollars in interest expense. The most commonly used credit score is...
  • Beware errors in your credit report -- and take steps to correct them

    As of the 2000 census, the most recent numbers available, 2.3 million Americans had the last name Smith, while 1.8 million were Johnsons, 1 million Davises, 850,000 Garcias and 600,000 Lees. Why is this important? Because having a common name is one of...