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Capital One to Refund Customers $150 Million to End Card Probe

Capital One Bank will pay $210 million to settle charges that it pressured credit card customers to buy costly add-on services like payment protection and credit monitoring. About $150 million of that fine will go directly to 2.5 million of its customers.

The Truth About ID Theft Protection Services

With identity theft on the rise, consumers are actively seeking ways to protect themselves. A crop of companies has sprung up offering identity theft protection services. But how well do they really work?

Can Your Ex Trash Your Credit Score?

Naomi Allen, a state government employee in Ohio, thought she was doing the "right thing" when her marriage dissolved in 2007. As the more...

Why aren't credit scores free anyway?

The New York Times reports on a topic that's long been a pet peeve of many financial-minded people: those pesky ads that are a...