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Privacy

Online tracking could kill your credit score

If you’re friends with financially irresponsible people on Facebook, you might be irresponsible yourself. At least that’s what some lending companies believe, and it’s why they’re incorporating thousands of online data points into their determinations of people’s creditworthiness. It’s the subject of a great CNNMoney story this week by Katie Lobosco. As many as 8,000 […]

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Privacy

5 tips to save money using online privacy tools

The web is a great place for shopping and banking, but it can bite you right in the personal finances if you aren’t careful. Almost every website you visit asks for your personal info, so you end up handing out your email address, phone number, and credit card all over the Internet…and then the inevitable […]

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