CreditCardsCo Blog Tag - 'identity theft'
It’s been a long few years, but after politicians did their song and dance, complete with holding a confirmation hostage and no shortage of bickering, Richard Cordray is confirmed as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief.
If you think consumer credit card companies are competitive, the companies that offer business credit cards bring competition to a new level. Not only that, but with the economy slowly making a bit of recovery, banks and card networks are really targeting businesses of all sizes in an effort of speeding up that recovery.
The welfare system in this nation has historically been plagued with problems. The EBT cards most states now use also present unique problems, some of which plague the credit card industry.
The Federal Trade Commission releases a report that should make the three major credit bureaus take notice.
There are tons of stories about people convinced they can get away with credit card theft. No one gets away with it every time, but there are some who squeak by from time to time and are never apprehended.
Even though Visa has a wide head start, MasterCard is finally on board with the new credit card EMV chip technology that promises better protection against fraud.
January is Data Privacy month. This is the ideal time to change passwords and double check to ensure you’re as safe as possible with your credit cards and bank accounts.
Thieves are targeting young children, especially foster children. They’re stealing IDs and purchasing cell phones and applying for credit cards. Often, families don’t even know it’s happening
CitiBank announced today that more than 200,000 of its customers’ credit card and banking information was recently compromised. Here’s what happened.
Your efforts of protecting your financial history might not be as strong as you think. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
Online shopping continues to evolve and it’s never been safer. Advances in encryption and new technology ensure your credit card information is never compromised. There are things you can do, too, that will further protect you, your identity and your credit.
The world is online, there is no doubt about it. With that the world economy has gone online as well and has made the largest global marketplace in human history. Just as in the open air Roman markets thousands of years ago, in this digital market there are thieves waiting to pounce.