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Curtis Arnold
Curtis Arnold, Editor-in-Chief
Joe Taylor
Joe Taylor Jr., Reporter
Amber Stubbs
Amber Stubbs, Managing Editor

April 2012

Financial literacy: Back to 1974?

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: April 27, 2012

Tough times call for tough measures. Are we doing enough to prepare our kids to make smart financial decisions in the real world?   [...]

Posted in Financial Literacy | 0 Comments

Why the CFPB was right to walk away from fee-harvester battle

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: April 20, 2012

The CFPB walked away from a chance to cap upfront fees on credit cards for poor credit. Is that such a bad thing? [...]

Posted in Credit Card Laws | 0 Comments

3 ways to protect your credit card at tax time

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: April 13, 2012

As tax time draws near, the temptation to pay with plastic can grow strong. Is it a good idea? Plus news on tax procrastinators and telephone scams… [...]

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Would you trust a magician with your credit card?

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: April 10, 2012

A thieving magician, a crooked contractor and a friend who isn't a friend -- this column has it all. [...]

Posted in Credit Card Crimes | 0 Comments

"Your credit card has been declined…"

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: April 6, 2012

What should you do when you hear that dreaded phrase? [...]

Posted in Other | Credit Card Companies | 3 Comments

Microsoft billionaire's credit card stolen and other unusual crimes

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: April 3, 2012

Nobody, it seems, is safe from identity theft, not even billionaires and the wheelchair-bound elderly. [...]

Posted in Credit Card Crimes | 0 Comments