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19,178 Identity Theft Victims Per Day - Are You One Of Them?

Identity theft statistics are shocking. And we are told that it will only become worse, before it gets any better.

Credit Damage: Getting Compensated for Your Loss

Until recently lawyers for victims of credit damage had little possibility to collect for damages beyond medical treatment, lost wages and property loss. Insurance companies threw up their hands in sympathy, claiming victims can only be compensated for what can be measured - tangible goods and services.

3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score by 50 Points In Less Than 30 Days

In Less Than 30 Days."What can you do to increase that set of three numbers on your credit report that can be so important with your financing?"I came across this question as I was surfing discussion groups the other day.

To Repair Credit Is No longer Satisfactory - Learn How To Earn A Millionaires Credit In 30 Days...

To repair your bad credit does not necessarily mean that you now have a good credit, absolutely not. When most people have bad credit, they either purchase a credit repair book or seek a credit expert help.

4 Steps to Creating Good Credit

As a consumer you've learned the importance of establishing a good credit rating with your lenders. Whether you are shopping for a new home or auto, or searching for the best deals on insurance, your credit worthiness will be judged by your credit rating or credit score.

Beware of Falling Minimum Payments

If you opened a credit card statement recently and were pleasantly surprised to find that your minimum payment due was lowered, don't be so quick to "jump for joy". What may appear as a small boost to your monthly budget is actually the rock that can weigh you down in debt for a lifetime.

Convenience Can Be Costly

You've just opened your credit card bill and attached to your statement you find a "convenience check" included. It may already be filled out with a dollar amount such as $300, $500, or even $1,000.

Credit Repair Scams

"Erase Bad Debt !""Remove Negative Items From Your Credit Report"You've probably seen these headlines and others just like it promising to clean up or "fix" bad credit. For someone who suffers from a bad or poor credit rating, these headlines are certainly an appealing offer.

Debit Card vs. Credit Card, What Are The Differences ?

Ah, the "good old days". If you are a baby boomer, like me, then you probably remember how important it was to rush to the bank on payday.

How Healthy Is Your Credit

There's only one way to discover the "health" of your credit. You need to examine your credit report.

Top 5 Credit Misconceptions

We have all heard the rumors?from neighbors, relatives or friends. There are a wide variety of myths floating around about what you should and shouldn't do to improve your credit reports and credit scores.

Your Guide On Choosing a Credit Card To Suit You

Reach into your wallet or purse, pull out a card, swipe, and you're done. It is very easy to use a credit card.

4 Steps You Can Take If Your Online Credit Card Application Has Been Refused

Help! I've Been Turned DownYou received an envelope in the mail with a great offer for a low interest credit card. You read all the details, even the boring small print and decided that this card fit your needs to a tee.

7 Surefire Ways To Repair Bad Credit

Do you have a poor credit rating? If so, you are one of tens of thousands of Americans with the same problem. In fact, it seems that this has become a national 'disease.

5 Surefire Ways To Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Do you have enormous credit card debt? You are certainly not alone. According to research, the average family in the United States has $7000 in credit card debt and pays about $1000 in interest each year! Throw in a late payment or two, or an over-the-limit charge, and that number skyrockets.

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Credit Suisse CEO pay falls after shareholder mutiny
Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam earned slightly less in 2017 during his third year on the job, as shareholder scrutiny during the final stages of a major overhaul dampened executive pay. Thiam earned 9.7 million Swiss francs ($10.26 million ...
Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam Was Paid $10.2 Million in 2017Wall Street Journal
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High school students flocking to dual credit programs
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SPRINGFIELD — Students in high schools across the state are earning college credit and saving money thanks to dual credit opportunities. The Illinois Community College Board said that in the last year alone, more than 57,000 high school student were ...

Police seek suspects accused of stealing credit cards from Xperience Fitness; using them at Home Depot
BROOKFIELD — Brookfield police are seeking two suspects, a man and a woman, accused of stealing credit cards from locked lockers at Xperience Fitness. One victim's credit card was used down the road at Home Depot in Wauwatosa, and police say the ...
Credit Cards Stolen From Xperience Fitness Customers:

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How to Avoid an Annual Fee by Downgrading Your Credit Card
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Since you're downgrading, your new card likely won't have as many perks or earn as much cash back as your previous card did. When you cancel a card, it can increase your credit utilization and reduce your average account age -- both of which will ding ...
4 Reasons to Stay Away From Credit

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Business Insider

The fired directors of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' reveal the credit they will be taking on the movie
Business Insider
Directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord said they will be taking executive producer credits on "Solo: A Star Wars Story." The duo were originally the directors on the project but were fired during production over creative differences with Lucasfilm head ...
Phil Lord and Chris Miller reveal their credit on Solo: A Star Wars StorySyfy Wire
Former Solo: A Star Wars Story Directors Reveal Their CreditScreen Rant
Phil Lord and Chris Miller Won't Have a Directing Credit on 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'
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Currency and Credit Markets Take Trade Tensions Mostly in Stride
Global equity markets freaked out as the Trump administration ratcheted up protectionist rhetoric this week. Currencies and credit had more nuanced reactions. Treasuries had a measured response to the tariff talk between the U.S. and China, while ...

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Cleveland's nuCLEus project appears to be target of proposed tax ...
A new state tax credit being considered by the General Assembly appears tailor-made for a downtown Cleveland project - the high-rise nuCLEus development in the Gateway District.
With Massive Potential State Tax Credit, nuCLEus Could Be Back ...Cleveland Scene

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Chinese consumers are increasingly preferring to buy domestic: Credit Suisse
Chinese consumers, especially the younger ones, increasingly favor local brands, a Credit Suisse survey has found. The bank, which released the Emerging Consumer Survey report Wednesday, found 19 percent of Chinese consumers surveyed saying local ...
Credit Suisse's Love for Tech Stocks Unfazed by Facebook CrisisBloomberg

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How The Fed Rate Increase Impacts Credit Card Debt - Forbes
The Fed just hiked interest rates by 0.25%, and more rate hikes are expected. What does this mean for people with credit card debt?

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CBS News

Iranian hackers stealing and "taking credit" for our work, FBI deputy director says
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WASHINGTON -- Federal prosecutors slapped criminal charges on nine Iranians Friday. The men are accused of hacking to steal scientific research and other information from more than 300 universities and private companies. The men, now wanted by the FBI ...

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