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President Barack Obama places an order at a restaurant. (credit: Matthew Healey-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama’s Under-Used Credit Card Declined in N.Y. Cafe

The Secret Service is charged with watching the president’s back, but who’s watching his wallet?

10/17/2014

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Home Depot Breach Affected 56M Debit, Credit Cards

Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.

09/02/2014

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

Man suspected of breaking in to a car in baseball stadium parking lot in Frederick. (Credit: Frederick County Police Department)

Police Investigate Theft In Frederick Keys Baseball Stadium Lot

Police are looking for a man they say broke into a car in the parking lot of the Frederick Keys baseball stadium.

08/24/2014

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Teaching Teens Money Management Basics

A 2007 survey of teens by Charles Schwab & Co. found less than half are able to budget their money effectively.

02/10/2014

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Car Smarts: Drive For Less

When it comes to getting around town, get more mileage out of your money.

02/10/2014

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