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Today’s chip cards are safer than the magnetic-stripe-only cards of yesteryear, but that doesn’t mean credit theft is a thing of the past. How can you protect yourself — and what can you do if you fear you’ve been a victim of credit fraud?...

Do you remember opening your first savings account? After playing the Money Game with my kids, I decided it was time for my boys to open their own savings accounts, just like their big sister. See how we went from piggy bank to bank —...

Ready to do some spring cleaning? While you can toss expired foods and donate used clothing without risking your personal information, properly tidying paper and personal information requires a couple safety precautions. Learn what to shred and when, what to keep, and how to protect...

What’s the history behind 401(k) plans? And is it always a good idea to contribute or even max out your 401(k) contributions if a plan is available? Let’s take a look at the upsides — and four reasons why you might want to reconsider contributing...

Where are your assets located? You might allocate them a certain way to reduce risk, but location is another important part of maximizing returns and reducing tax burden in your investment portfolio. Learn the implications of asset location....