What can you do to prevent identity theft? Dealing with identity theft is not an issue of prevention, but rather an issue of containment.
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We all do it: sign up for services that suck money monthly from our accounts, then forget about them. How much are you wasting on things you could pay less for or drop entirely?
He’s 29 years old, his only debt is his mortgage, and he’s got enough in the stock market to pay it off. What would you do?
If you’re eligible, a home office deduction can save you big bucks at tax time. If you’re not, claiming it can get you in big trouble. Here’s all you need to know.
Maybe you’ve heard about how the $700 billion bailout bill only helped those folks on Wall Street and not the folks on Main Street. Well, that’s not true. One thing the bailout has already done is to lower you taxes.
Your bank may not be on your side. Discover the common ways financial institutions may be fleecing their customers.
If you’re among the millions of Americans who received Target’s free credit monitoring offer email recently, you might be wondering what to do next. First, beware of fake emails.
If investors are wary about buying real estate, should homebuyers be wary, too? Home prices are rising. Here’s how to tell if buying a home is still affordable for you.
Step one in fixing our mortgage system? Remove the temptation for appraisers to inflate home appraisals, typically used to allow lenders to lend too much and borrowers to borrow too much.
The odds are you’ll be back to work fairly soon. But there’s no guarantee. Especially if you’re living paycheck to paycheck, this guide will see you through.
The housing market is on the upswing in many parts of the country and, for many prospective homeowners, now is a great time to buy. Are you ready?
The average fast-food worker isn’t a teenager saving for college. Many are older, college-educated and raising a family.
Experian shares some finding from its analysis of data from 750,000 credit reports.
The majority of Americans pay a tax professional to do their taxes for them. Since this is a job many can do themselves in minutes, a lot of people are wasting a lot of money. But if you’re going to pay a pro, here’s how to get your money’s worth.
Those old delinquent debts have long faded from your memory. But now that it’s time to buy a house, will potential mortgage lenders forget about them too?
Credit reporting is no longer just about whether you’ve paid your mortgage and credit cards on time. New reports include everything from late rent to cell phone bills.
Late payments can have a huge impact on your credit scores, but there are many myths about them. We do some myth-busting.
The CEO of AIG comes under intense criticism for comparing the public outrage over AIG bonuses to the lynching of blacks in the South.
This week: tips for Cyber Monday, lies people tell themselves on Black Friday, how to plan for retirement, how to get a house for nothing, and 10 tips for free or cheap plane tickets.
Money Talks visits a city where houses that used to cost $250,000 are now selling for $70,000. But if you want a bargain, forget the home-buying process you learned from your parents.