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4 Tips for More Secure Online Transactions

If you shop or bank online, you want to do it as safely as possible. Here's how to reduce the risk of identity theft from online transactions with your credit or debit card.

The Hidden Costs of Rental Cars

You're renting a vehicle, not buying it, but many consumers have likely looked at their bill and wondered if that's really the case.

Holder Confirms Probe of Target Data Breach

Attorney General Eric Holder confirms the Justice Department is investigating the massive hacking of consumer data from retailer Target during the holiday shopping season.

Online Bank PerkStreet to Close

The online bank offered an attractive alternative to big banks -- but today it announced that it was shutting down after failing to secure funding.

Living Without Credit Cards: She Made It Work, and You Can Too

Every time you make a plane reservation or rent a car or pay for concert tickets, you're asked to provide a credit card number. Liz Smiley provides a debit card number instead. Smiley has lived without a credit card for more than four years, and she doesn't miss it a bit.