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  • 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...
  • CFPB: Consumers entitled to free reports from wide range of specialty reporting companies

    Many consumers are aware that the big three credit reporting agencies — TransUnion, Experian and Equifax — maintain credit files on us and that we are entitled to a free copy of our report annually. But what’s less known is that...
  • Credit cards offer pricey — and unnecessary — extra products

    Open a credit card account and you might walk away with more than just plastic. Banks and their vendors heavily hawk card-related services, such as credit monitoring, that can add up to hundreds of dollars of year in fees. But often consumers don't...
  • What to do if your identity is stolen

     
    Would you know what to do if your identity was stolen? You have more rights than you may know. If someone uses your name and Social Security number to open credit cards, drain your bank account, ring up large bills......
  • Obama isn't paying your electric bill

     
    The federal government wastes more money every day than I'll earn in a lifetime, but one thing Uncle Sam isn't springing for is your electric bill. Don't believe it if you get a text message, Twitter or Facebook message or......
  • Spare cash for your spare room

    Spare cash for your spare room
    Homeowners feeling the pinch from the stumbling economy are tapping a source of cash close to home: their basement, attic or extra bedroom. Of course, financial hardship isn't the only reason to rent out part of your home. This option may also appeal to...
  • Experian to buy Mighty Net of Calabasas for $207.5 million

     
    Credit report giant Experian is acquiring Calabasas-based Mighty Net, a far smaller rival in the business of selling consumers information about their files at the three large credit trackers -- TransUnion, Equifax and Experian itself. Experian, based...
  • Video: David Lazarus on debt help you don't need

     
    Be wary of any company that wants to charge recurring fees to help lower the amount of money you owe, consumer columnist David Lazarus say....
  • New School Year Begins With New Credit Card Laws

    New School Year Begins With New Credit Card Laws
    A new law enacted as part of President Obama's credit card reform policy could make it more difficult for students who seek to establish a good history of credit during their college years. The new law, known as the "Card Act," requires college...
  • Don't stay a victim after identity theft

    Don't stay a victim after identity theft
    My identity was hijacked. Unfortunately, that's an all too common occurrence in Glendale. And unfortunately in this Internet age, names and numbers are all also too readily available. My first indication that something was amiss was when I received a...