Trying To Get Out Of Debt? There’s A Social Network For That

Natalie Gould Tomko  |  April 5, 2018

Debt isn’t your typical cocktail conversation, but it’s an important conversation nonetheless. About 80 percent of Americans have some form of debt, be it credit cards, car loans, student loans or a mortgage. So with this many of us in debt, why don’t we talk about it? In a society where there’s a social network …

These Specific $1 Bills Might Actually Be Worth Hundreds Or Thousands Of Dollars

Megan Fenno  |  March 9, 2018

As you may have heard, there’s a Mickey Mantle rookie baseball card that’s expected to fetch more than $3 million at auction this spring. Even those with no experience in collecting know that old, mint-condition (as the Mantle card supposedly is) baseball cards can sell for serious dough. But would you believe that you could …

Debit Card Fraud Is On The Rise—Here’s How To Protect Your Card From Being Compromised

Nerd Wallet  |  March 6, 2018

Fraud at the ATM can lead to money being drained from a bank account, and consumers have a new reminder to check for fraudulent charges. FICO reported today that the number of debit cards compromised at ATMs and merchant devices in the U.S. rose 10 percent in 2017 over the previous year. It’s a less extreme increase than …

Taxes

If you are tired of waiting for your tax refund, here are 4 simple ways to get your money faster

Nerd Wallet  |  March 5, 2018

Waiting for your tax refund can be like looking at fresh doughnuts that bakeries display in big cases behind the register. They’re tantalizingly close, but you can’t just jump over the counter and grab one — you have to wait until the cashier hands it over. It’s a sticky blend of anticipation, impatience and frustration. …

Equifax says hackers stole even more information and data than previously reported

CNN  |  March 3, 2018

Cybercriminals exposed millions more people’s personal information in the Equifax hack than the company reported last September. Equifax said the breach surfaced 2.4 million more Americans’ names and drivers license numbers — less data than was exposed from the millions of other victims. Equifax said it will notify the new victims directly. It will offer …