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Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

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Credit Card Scammers Working The Phones

The state attorney general’s office says it’s been happening all across Pennsylvania the past few weeks.

08/20/2014

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Sam’s Club To Offer Credit Card With Fraud-Deterring Microchip

The warehouse club, owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc., said the card will be co-branded with MasterCard and will be available this month.

06/04/2014

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Paying Taxes With Credit Card (Plus Discipline) Could Benefit Some

Today’s tax-filing deadline is especially dreaded by people who owe money and there’s a little-used way to deal with the problem that could benefit a few people or companies.

04/15/2014

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Neiman Marcus Investigates Possible Credit Card Data Breach

Neiman Marcus confirms to CBSPhilly it is working with the U.S. Secret Service to investigate the possible theft of customer credit card information.

01/10/2014

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Pa. Lawmakers Consider Ban On Credit Card Tip Fees

Legislation that would have the rest of the state follow Philadelphia’s lead and prevent employers from deducting fees from workers’ tips that are charged to credit cards is getting a serious look in Harrisburg.

11/17/2013

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Cops: Pennsylvania Man Arrested For Stealing Beef Jerky, iPad

Authorities say an alleged thief apparently had a real taste for beef jerky.

08/03/2013

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BLOG: New Check-Out Fees For Credit Cards

By Jim Donovan: Do you like to charge things on your credit card? Well depending on where you shop, now it may cost you! Beginning Sunday, January 27th, merchants who accept MasterCard and Visa are […]

01/28/2013

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BLOG: Credit Card Refunds Start To Go Out

By Jim Donovan: Six million Discover, American Express and Capital One customers are getting refunds. Are you one of them? The three credit card companies are paying back customers a total of $435 million because […]

12/19/2012

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Financial Expert: While Shopping For Gifts, Keep Your Credit Score In Mind

Generosity this time of year can have a price, especially if you’re running up your credit cards to buy gifts.

12/17/2012

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3 On Your Side: Holiday Credit Advice

A survey from retailers finds that more than half of Americans have already started their holiday shopping. A credit card can be a useful tool, as long as you don’t let that balance get out of hand. So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has this advice for safe spending.

11/15/2012

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