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Buying an iPhone 4? Beware AT&T’s Nasty Surprise

The iPhone 4 drops today. At least, for those lucky enough to reserve one before AT&T's Website crashed and Apple ran out of stock last week. But if you're throwing down for a new iPhone, buyer beware: AT&T, still the iPhone's exclusive U.S. … [Read more...]

Beware Free Credit Score Ads

Have you already noticed that all the annoying TV ads for FreeCreditReport.com are now for FreeCreditScore.com? That’s because as of April 2, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) now requires companies claiming to offer free credit reports to i … [Read more...]

Understanding Overdraft Protection and Fees

At one point or another, it’s happened to nearly all of us: For one reason or another, we spent more than our available checking account balance. And most likely, we wound up paying an overdraft fee for the privilege. In years prior to the day I “ … [Read more...]

The New Credit Card Rules and You

The CARD Act—a set of new regulations designed to limit credit card trickery—went into effect this week even though Congress proposed the act over a year ago. Since then, there’s been a lot of talk about what this all means for people like you and me. … [Read more...]

Five Things to Remember When You Shop Online

If you shop online, you're already accustomed to getting the hottest fashions and gadgets at the best price---without finding parking at the mall and waiting in lines---delivered right to your door. But these days there are so many Internet retailers … [Read more...]

Beware Phishing Attempts and How to Avoid Them

If you have an e-mail account, you’ve probably gotten an e-mail that looks like it is from a financial institution that reads something like this: In a routine update of our customer records, we couldn’t confirm your information. Please click here … [Read more...]

Debit Card Dangers

It's a hot-button question: If you're in debt, do you get rid of all of your credit cards and stick to debit cards and cash only? Or can you discipline yourself to still use credit cards for routine purchases and pay the balance off in full every … [Read more...]