Tips to Avoid Online Shopping Scams
By: Nicole Spector
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November 25, 2020
|Yahoo! Finance
With Black Friday offers storming in from retailers everywhere, consumers might feel overwhelmed just trying to distinguish the great bargains from the dud deals. In all the hustle and bustle of online shopping, it can be easy to overlook one crucial first step: cybersecurity.
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Denied: Many Americans have been turned down for credit in 2020
By: Allie Johnson
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November 23, 2020
A new poll from Bankrate shows 22 percent of U.S. consumers have had an application for credit rejected in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic because a credit card company, lender or landlord deemed their credit score too low.
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The future of credit card rewards
By: Barri Segal
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November 17, 2020
|creditcards.com
Never underestimate the power of credit card rewards – you can use them to travel, buy merchandise or gift cards, and even get cash back for your everyday purchases.
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Another survey shows consumers will spend less this holiday season
By: Mark Huffman
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November 11, 2020
|Consumer Affairs
With the disruption to traditional routines caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic uncertainty it has produced, a survey by the personal finance site Debt.com found 60 percent of U.S. consumers plan to spend less on the holidays this year.
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What is an APR?
By: Mayra Paris
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October 13, 2020
|Money
The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is a measure of how much it will cost you to borrow money. APR is used for credit cards and loans of all kinds, and it combines the interest you will pay throughout the year plus any fees, expressed as a percentage of your principal loan amount. APRs are useful when it comes to comparing offers from different lenders.
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Stolen Data Not Fetching Much Cash on Dark Web, Reports Show
By: Nora Macaluso
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October 8, 2020
|Digital Privacy
It’s common knowledge that the costs, in time and in money, associated with having one’s personal information stolen can be devastating. Perhaps what’s surprising is how little that information brings when it’s sold: in many cases, next to nothing, according to companies that track prices on the dark web.
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