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How to Protect Yourself from Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud has been in the news recently and is a growing threat to consumer bank accounts globally. The following are several tips to help protect yourself from Credit Card Fraud. Avoid Using ATMs in Tourist Areas Tourist areas are popular places for thieves because there are large numbers of travelers that need to […]

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College Students as Victims of Identity Theft

College Students Vulnerable to Identity Theft College students made up roughly 25% of all victims of identity theft last year. According to the Better Business Bureau every 3 seconds someone is a victim of identity theft, that is approximately 18 Million victims each year! Some reasons for this shocking statistic are that college age students are […]

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BillSnap by Cinch Financial – Saving Money the Easy Way

Knowing whether you have made the right decision in choosing which bank or mortgage company you should do business with is a challenge at best and can cost you thousands of dollars if you made the wrong choice. Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy way to know for sure if you are […]

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Are you Guilty of These 5 Personal Finance Sins?

How are you doing with your personal finance goals? Making the progress you expected? Or are you wondering why you don’t seem to be getting ahead in terms of savings and debt reduction? If this sounds a little too familiar, check out the list below, where you’ll find a rundown of five personal finance sins […]

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Is It Time to Trade in Your Cash Back Credit Card?

Cash back rewards can be great. They are pretty gimmick-free and give you money in your pocket for being responsible and paying off your bills on time. Most people can earn a few hundred dollars a year in rewards from cash back. That’s good, but you can do better if you consider travel rewards. They’re […]

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Your Credit Card Was Hacked, Now What?

With major retailers revealing the breach of their customers’ credit and debit card data, it is more important than ever to protect yourself.  It is becoming easier for hackers to steal and use customer card information, so it is your responsibility to be on the lookout.  So, what do you do if your debit or […]

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