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U.S. mortgage applications rise in latest week : MBA

NEW YORK, – Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.

Tax fraud and identity theft: How to protect yourself

Identity theft is fastest-growing crime in America. Here are some steps to take if your ID has been stolen or compromised.

3 Sneaky Ways Special Financing Deals Cost You More

Special financing deals are common on big-ticket purchases, from computers to couches. "These guys aren't offering special financing deals out of the goodness of their hearts," says Tom Drake, a financial analyst and the owner of the personal finance and investing website Personal Dividends.

Tiny Meerkat live video app taking Twitter by storm

Meerkat, a new app used to broadcast live video to your Twitter network on an iPhone, is tiny but spreading fast.

Work-Life Compatibility: Why and How Leaders Should Promote It

Offering your employees optional workshops on stress management, personal finance and work-life balance could be a smart move for business owners.

Hackers' favorite targets are the hardest to protect: kids

Protecting your child from identity theft is difficult, especially in the age of the big data breach here are some tips.

6 Money Tips For Fresh Grads

It’s March, and you know what that means graduation month! If you’re a college senior, you may be excited The post 6 Money Tips For Fresh Grads appeared first on iMoney.ph.

Personal finance up 3.4% in January

Official data show personal finance loans have risen 3.4 per cent in January.

Online identity theft

A young Australian woman with an inspiring weight loss story has become a worldwide internet super star. But it's all happened without her knowledge or consent. A company selling diet pills stole her pictures and identity – to promote their product

Springleaf buying OneMain Financial from a Citigroup subsidiary for $4.25 billion

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Personal finance company Springleaf Holdings is buying Citigroup's OneMain Financial for $4.25 billion.