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2014

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  • Apple Pay rival has experienced a data breach. The maker of digital payments system CurrentC, which is preparing to take on rival Apple Pay in checkout lines across the country next year, acknowledged Wednesday that its systems have been breached. Hackers obtained the email…
  • 6 Biggest fears Americans have about online banking. Here's a list of the six biggest fears Americans have about the growing digital presence of their banking information, as well how to avoid these problems if you're worried they could happen to you. 1.…
  • Banks need to do better at serving military bases. Banks and credit unions that operate on military bases need to do a better job of serving their military customers, according to a new study by the Pew Charitable Trusts released on Tuesday. Here are…
  • Obama administration issues rules to regulate student debt. For-profit colleges will have to limit how much debt students amass in career-training programs or have their federal funding cut, according to rules issued Thursday by the Obama administration. The rules are the culmination of…
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  • FTC is suing AT&T for throttling its unlimited data customers. Federal officials on Tuesday sued AT&T, the nation’s second-largest cellular carrier, for allegedly deceiving millions of customers by selling them supposedly “unlimited” data plans that the company later “throttled” by slowing Internet speeds when customers…
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  • Paying thousands before health insurance kicks in. Got health insurance at work?  You may still have to shell out thousands fo dollars before it kicks in. That's because more employers are offering consumer-directed health plans, which usually come with high deductibles. In…
  • Opting out of Medicaid expansion will cost states money. The Kaiser Family Foundation's latest issue brief on Medicaid offers new evidence on the fiscal implications for states that have opted out of the Medicaid expansion available under the Affordable Care Act. Opting out, the…
  • Does the digital wallet have a rocky road ahead?. When Apple Pay was announced at a highly-choreographed launch event in September, industry analysts and experts declared that the mobile payment system had a shot at doing what other digital wallets have so far failed to do: Dethrone…
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  • Consumer Reports: Toyota es la marca más fiable. Toyota ha mantenido su primer lugar en la clasificación anual de fiabilidad de la revista Consumer Reports. Las marcas Toyota y Lexus de la compañía ocuparon los primeros lugares de la lista, mientras que su…
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  • Debit card charge is a mystery. ear Liz: I think I've been scammed, but my credit union has decided I'm simply forgetful. I noticed a debit to my checking account that I did not recognize from a merchant I cannot identify.…
  • A few options for student loan forgiveness. Dear Liz: I have a rather ugly student loan predicament. You mentioned "the possibility of forgiveness" in a recent column. I feel very strongly that I am deserving (if I dare use that word) of…
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  • No picket fence: Young adults opting to rent. Since 2008, the year Lehman Brothers collapsed and home prices dropped precipitously, there has been a steady increase in the number of people ages 18 to 34 renting instead of buying homes. About 875,000 more…
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  • Online retailers found to shift offerings and prices. Travel websites and other Internet retailers may be giving your friend better deals than you as part of a high-tech experiment called price steering that gives consumers different search results based on their buying histories,…
 

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