Prepaid Cards About to Get Safer and Better

New consumer protection rules for prepaid cards will help protect you from theft, fraud, and unreasonable fees.

6 Signs Your College Is a Scam

Higher education is always a good idea, right? Wrong. Some colleges are a total scam.

This Simple Mistake on a Credit Application May Cost You

Your income plays a big role on credit card applications. Report it wisely (and honestly!) for best results — especially if you freelance.

What to Do When You Suspect a Scam

Don't fall victim to these faux finance calls. Here's how to protect yourself and your loved ones from a scam.

5 Reasons to Stay Away From Penny Stocks

Don't let the get-rich tales of penny stocks fool you. More often than not, it's best to steer clear.

How to Spot a Credit Repair Scam

A reputable credit repair company can truly help you rebuild your credit. But beware — the scammers are out there.

How to Choose the Best Tax Preparer

April 15 is almost here! Can you trust your tax preparer?

5 Times You Must Freeze Your Credit Report

Freeze! Securing your credit report from fraud or other suspicious activity might save you a big headache later.

Here's What to Do Immediately After a Credit Card Breach

Plastic is more secure than ever, but that doesn't mean your credit accounts can't be hacked. Find out how to lock it down after an attack.

Is Credit Monitoring Ever Worth It?

Fraud alert, identity theft protection… do you actually need all these costly credit card add-ons? Consider the free alternatives instead.

Top Three Tax Facts to Know for 2016

Hasn't tax day already come and gone? Yes, but it's never too early to start worrying about next year's taxes.

5 Foods That Are Only Labeled Organic — But Really Aren't

Organic food comes at a premium, but you can't always trust the label. The organic stamp on these foods may be harmful to your wallet.

Don't Fall for These Common Obamacare Scams

Nothing brings out grifters like chaos and confusion. The opening of the Obamacare health insurance exchanges has given them a golden opportunity.

Obamacare Fraud Alert: Con Artists Prey on Worried Health Insurance Consumers

Nothing brings out scamsters and fraudsters like chaos and confusion. The Obamacare health insurance exchange rollout is no exception.

10 More Scams Everyone Should Know About

Scamsters have refined classics like "Help I Need Gas" and developed new cons for the Internet age. Here are 10 to watch out for.

Stupid Credit Card Tricks: How Your Credit Card Company Lies to You

Credit card companies employ a number of tricks to keep you in debt. Learn them before you're swimming in it.

5 Things to Never Keep in Your Wallet

Losing your wallet can cost you a lot more than your cash...especially if you keep these five things in it. Learn what to remove to protect yourself.

Poor Due Diligence Can Cost Money...and More

It's easy to be enchanted by a good lie, but the consequences can be disastrous. Here's how I learned the hard way to always do my research.

Your SSN Can Now Be Accurately Guessed Using Date and Place of Birth

It seems that nothing is safe any more. And now your Social Security Number, the lynchpin to you credit score, taxes, government benefits and more, is under attack. It can be guess

Look Out Consumers: Debt Collections Get Scarier

While consumers already have to be on constant alert about so many things involving their personal finances, there are still those that find ways to take advantage of a bad situati