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November 6, 2017

Nearly 44 million Americans are providing care to an individual suffering from illness, disability, limited mobility or age. Financial caregivers, as defined by the ABA Foundation, are nonprofessionals who help manage a loved one’s financial life. They may assist with … Continued

October 23, 2017

The number of cards compromised at U.S. ATMs and merchants rose 39% in the first half of 2017 vs. the year-earlier period according to FICO. The firm also tracked a 21% rise in compromises of ATMs and point-of-sale (POS) devices … Continued

September 11, 2017

Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the largest data breaches in the United … Continued

August 24, 2017

Maintaining Continuity When Your Payment Information Changes Keeping your credit and debit card payment information up to date with the various bills you deal with can be a complex and time consuming process. From remembering all the merchants you need … Continued

August 21, 2017

Financial abuse against older Americans can take many forms, from illegal debits, to third-party scams and even unauthorized withdrawals by an approved caregiver. And with the share of the U.S. population 65 years and over projected to reach 20 percent … Continued

August 14, 2017

In our day-to-day life we’re always looking for ways to simplify things, saving us valuable minutes – or hours in a busy day. Since managing your finances should be one of your top priorities, wouldn’t it be nice to save … Continued

August 8, 2017

Pop quiz: What’s the difference between a credit card and a debit card? Why is it important to have access to credit? How do credit cards work? Don’t panic if you don’t know the answers to these questions off the top … Continued

July 24, 2017

A savings account is one of the simplest types of bank accounts. It allows you to store cash securely and earn interest on your money. Banks have three kinds of savings vehicles, each with varying requirements and levels of return. Knowing the differences … Continued