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These Companies Think They’ve Solved Credit-Card Fraud

Online purchases are up and Cyber Monday sales were strong, which is good news for ecommerce merchants. But these merchants still face a significant challenge: protecting against data breaches, particularly…

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Black Marks Fall Off Credit Reports in July

Starting July 1, the credit scores of up to 14 million people could begin to rise as credit reports are scrubbed of nearly all civil judgments and many tax liens.…

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Pros and Cons of a Credit-Card Balance Transfer

That credit-card debt you’ve managed to pile up is about to get more expensive. The Federal Reserve is poised to raise its benchmark interest rate twice more in 2017. That…

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Fugitive Arrested in Major Credit-Card-Fraud Case

A New York man was arrested nearly four years after he was charged for his role in what federal prosecutors called one of the largest credit-card-fraud schemes ever, costing businesses…

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Post-Holiday Scammers on Prowl for Those in Debt

If you rang up some big credit-card bills during the shopping season, you’re just the type of person scammers are looking for. That’s the word from the Federal Communications Commission,…

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When It Comes to Store Credit Cards, Shop Wisely

Store credit cards may sound tempting with their discounts and loyalty incentives, but paying this way may not pay off. A new report from CreditCards.com found that store-branded credit cards…

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New York Imposes New Rules on Gift Cards

New York state has new rules governing fees imposed on gift cards. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a measure into law Monday prohibiting businesses from imposing user fees on the unused…

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