The retailer says the thieves stole credentials from a vendor that allowed them to pinch 40 million credit card numbers
Retailer didn’t learn of July credit card theft until December last year
The troubled retailer insists PINs “not compromised” in one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history
Investigators probe one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history
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Most of us have, at some point, been asked for our address, ZIP code, phone number or e-mail address while buying something. What’s the deal with that?
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Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reversed an unpopular rule that some women’s advocacy groups called “insulting”— although it still took the agency almost a year to do it.
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Starting on Sunday, Jan. 27, retailers will be allowed to tack a surcharge of up to 4% onto your tab if you want to pay with a credit card. If that sounds like a lot, you’re right. Happily, though, it’s unlikely to happen very often.
When we talk about Americans barely into adulthood who are saddled with debilitating levels of debt, the conversation is almost always about student loan debt. But there’s a growing body of evidence suggesting that today’s young adults are also drowning in credit-card debt — and that many of them will take this debt to their graves.
With the payroll tax deduction expiring, consider these financial remedies to make the pain on your wallet a little more bearable.