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This Week In Credit Card News: Card Hacks Not Hurting Stores, Your APR Could Rise In 2015

Shoppers Just Don’t Care About Credit Card Hacks If Target and Home Depot are still reeling from the collective breach of 96 million customers’ debit and credit cards, it didn’t show in either company’s earnings reports. Target posted $17.73 billion in revenue, beating one Wall Street consensus forecast by $17 million. Home Depot’s rosy earnings […]

Obama had to hop off Marine One today after forgetting his BlackBerry in the White House

If this isn't a hint that President Barack Obama is ready to upgrade to an iPhone, what is? Obama had already boarded the Marine One helicopter earlier today when White House reporters saw him get out of the helicopter and speed back to the official residence, Bloomberg reports. Show More Summary

This Week In Credit Card News: New Protections For Prepaid Cards, How Thieves Steal Gas

New Consumer Protections for Prepaid Cards The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is extending many of the financial protections of bank accounts to prepaid cards. New rules proposed Thursday by the federal regulator would require that prepaid card users be protected against fraudulent charges and provided with free monthly billing statements. Show More Summary

Report: Mexico may start charging Americans who cross the border

Mexico is reportedly testing out a pilot program that would require foreigners who enter Mexico for more than seven days or who are involved in paid work there to pay a fee of 306 pesos, or about 28 American dollars. As of now, the fee...Show More Summary

See Where Uber Faces the Biggest Competition

Itching to ditch the ride-sharing app? Your alternatives are limited but growing

3 Things That Could Save Best Buy This Holiday Season

J Pat Carter/AP The market ate up Best Buy's (BBY) quarterly report on Thursday, sending the shares 7 percent higher on the day. However, even with Thursday's pop, the stock is still trading lower than it was when the year began. Sure, it's also important to remember that the stock nearly quadrupled in 2013. Show More Summary

New report shows Sandy Hook shooter's mental health left untreated

A new report shows missed opportunities in stopping Adam Lanza, the gunman who killed his mother, 20 Sandy Hook Elementary School students, six staff members, and then himself in 2012. The Connecticut Office of Child Advocate says it...Show More Summary

The Haggler: A Memorial to Her Son, Until the Bank Got in the Way

A mother’s wish to donate her late son’s savings to a scholarship fund proved harder than she anticipated.

Wealth Matters: Private Banking Firms Turn to Niche Marketing for Clients

Firms are creating units to serve a variety of ethnic groups, races, genders and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

8 Free Apps to Boost Your Online Productivity

I feel fortunate to be in my thirties. In my opinion, it's the sweet spot for all things related to technology. I'm old enough to remember life before computers took over entirely. Yet, I'm young enough to quickly adapt and learn new things that make my life happier and more productive. No matter...

Retiring: Making It Easier for Retirees to Give to Charity

The Boomerang Giving project offers giving opportunities nationwide with programs like the one that allows people to donate their senior discounts to charity.

What I Wish I Knew Before Buying Rental Property

In early 2006, my husband and I decided to purchase our first home in my hometown of Greenfield, Indiana. With 1,300 square feet, a few nice-sized bedrooms, and an open kitchen and living room, our first “starter home” was practically perfect for us. Show More Summary

Danger Lurks When Products Recalls Are Ignored, Forgotten

www.cspc.govThe Nap Nanny has been connected to at least six deaths by government investigators. Whether the product can start fires, lops off the fingers of babies or even has caused deaths, chances are you're not going to do anything about it. Show More Summary

Walmart Changes Price-Match Policy Again After PS4 Fraud

Sue Ogrocki/AP In the wake of a PlayStation 4 pricing scam, Walmart has again changed its online price matching policy. Walmart (WMT) updated its price-match policy on Nov. 13 to codify what some store managers already were doing -- price matching from select sites including Amazon.com (AMZN). Show More Summary

40 percent of Jewish millennials are unaffiliated. That doesn't mean they're giving up on Judaism.

Every year, just before Rosh Hashanah, my Crown Heights apartment becomes a war zone. I don't mean that a few tears are shed during a volley of invective over dinner. When the Sholklappers fight, we go to the mattresses. Heads roll. It's the lamb's head or yours. Show More Summary

How to Host Thanksgiving in a Tiny Apartment

You've decided to accept the challenge of being the host with the most this Thanksgiving, but there's just one tiny problem — your smaller-than-small apartment. Time to panic? Nah. Before you cancel the fete, feast on these ways to work with what you've got — and still deliver an...

House GOP Sues Administration Over Obama Health Care Law

J. Scott Applewhite/APHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON -- House Republicans sued the Obama administration Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped...Show More Summary

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