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IRS Warns of Email Tax Scam

If you get an email that appears to be from the IRS claiming that there's a problem with your 2013 tax return, don't respond. It's a scam.

Rent-to-Own Is a Big Ripoff, Says Consumer Reports

No credit check, low weekly payments and carry it home today? If you think rent-to-own stores' deals are too good to be true, you're right. They're a rip-off that leave unwary consumers paying the equivalent of up to 311% interest, according to a new investigation by Consumer Reports.

'Who's Who' ripoff preys on your ego

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3417/3396540397_009a24dcac.jpgI must be really important, because two "Who's Who" publications have chosen me for inclusion in their publications. The e-mails arrived in my...

Northern Trust has a TARP party

You might think that receiving $1.6 billion in government cheese would give a bank a new-found sense of humility. But Chicago-based Northern Trust...