- LifestyleKiplinger.com•9 hours ago
That overstuffed wallet of yours can’t be comfortable to sit on. It’s probably even too clunky to lug around in a purse, too. And with every new bank slip that bulges from the seams, your personal information is getting less and less safe. With just your name and Social Security number, identity thieves can open new credit accounts and make costly purchases in your name. If they can get their hands on (and doctor) a government-issued photo ID of yours, they can do even more damage, such as opening new bank accounts. These days, con artists are even profiting from tax-return fraud and health-care fraud, all with stolen IDs. We talked with consumer-protection advocates to identify the eight things
- BusinessCNBC•2 hours ago
U.S. equities closed mostly lower on Friday after the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced it is investigating new emails related to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton . The Dow Jones industrial average ended about 10 points lower after trading 74.71 points lower following the announcement . "I sit next to one of the traders here and he was telling me he'd never seen the Dow fall so quickly," said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities.
- financeNicole Sinclair•15 days ago
Many Wall Street analysts point to the expensive market—especially amid uncertain times—as a key reason for downside ahead.